Amtech Systems’ solar subsidiary, Tempress Systems, has received $20 million in new solar orders for its diffusing processing system. The orders stem from two new customers along with several existing customers and brings its third quarter 2010 results to $35 million and 2010 fiscal year total to $118 million.
J.S. Whang, CEO of Amtech, commented, “Achieving a record $118 million in solar orders in only nine months is truly a significant milestone in Amtech’s history. These latest orders further demonstrate our expanding solar market share. We believe the intense effort by our customers and the solar industry to increase cell efficiency will continue to drive demand for our superior diffusion technology and related products. We continue to see excellent quotation activity and remain focused on continued successful execution of our solar growth strategy.”