SOURCE: Mattson Technology, Inc.

Mattson Technology, Inc.

July 25, 2012 06:30 ET

Mattson Technology Receives Order for paradigmE Etch System for Foundry Production

paradigmE in Production in Foundry, Logic, Memory and CMOS Image Sensors Across Regions in Asia

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 25, 2012) - Mattson Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MTSN), a leading supplier of advanced semiconductor processing equipment, today announced that a major foundry has placed an order for the paradigmE etch system, which is now in production in this third etch customer's fab.

"Developing tools that deliver both technology and productivity to our customers is in Mattson Technology's 'DNA'," said Rene George, vice president and general manager of Plasma Products Group. "This purchase of the paradigmE reinforces our customer's confidence in Mattson Technology's ability to deliver the etch processing performance and cost-of-ownership advantages that help maximize production results in the demanding foundry environment."

With this win, the paradigmE continues to expand in the foundry market. The paradigmE is now in production in foundry/logic, memory and CMOS image sensor customer fabs across multiple regions, including China, Korea and Taiwan.

About Mattson Technology, Inc.
Mattson Technology, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets semiconductor wafer processing equipment used in the fabrication of integrated circuits. We are a leading supplier of plasma and rapid thermal processing equipment to the global semiconductor industry, and operate in three primary product sectors: Dry Strip, Rapid Thermal Processing and Etch. Through manufacturing and design innovation, we have produced technologically advanced systems that provide productive and cost-effective solutions for customers fabricating current- and next-generation semiconductor devices. For more information, please contact Mattson Technology, Inc., 47131 Bayside Parkway, Fremont, CA, 94538. Telephone: (800) MATTSON / (510) 657-5900. Internet:

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