SOURCE: Zygo Corporation

Zygo Corporation

November 22, 2010 16:09 ET

Zygo Extreme Precision Optics Group Receives $5.1 Million in Orders From Semiconductor Lithography Customer

MIDDLEFIELD, CT--(Marketwire - November 22, 2010) - Zygo Corporation (NASDAQ: ZIGO), a worldwide supplier of optical metrology instruments and high precision optical systems, announced that its newly formed Extreme Precision Optics (EPO) Group in Richmond, California received initial orders totaling $5.1 million from a major semiconductor lithography customer. The current orders, with shipments extending over the next four months, originate from a three year supply agreement that includes volume-based discounts.

John Stack, President of the Optical Systems Division, commented, "Zygo is pleased that its EPO Group is off to such a strong start in its first week of operation. This order confirms Zygo's position as a leader in optical manufacturing technology, and is part of our overall commitment to meet the industry's most demanding requirements. We look forward to expanding our offerings to customers in the research and life sciences markets, utilizing Zygo's world class engineering and manufacturing capabilities for aspheric lenses, precision machined glass structures and complex glass assemblies."

Zygo Corporation is a worldwide supplier of optical metrology instruments, precision optics, and electro-optical design and manufacturing services serving customers in the semiconductor capital equipment, life sciences, scientific and industrial markets.

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Contact Information

  • For Further Information Call:
    John Stack
    President, Optical Systems Division
    Voice: 860-704-5180
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