August Technology

(AUGT)

said Wednesday that it priced a public offering of 3.268 million common shares at $13 each.

The Bloomington, Minn., company said the offering includes 268,250 shares being sold by stockholders.

The company has also granted the underwriters an option to purchase up to 490,238 additional shares to cover any over-allotments. Needham & Co. served as the lead manager. Adams Harkness & Hill, A.G. Edwards and RBC Capital Markets acted as co-managers of the offering.

August supplies automated inspection and metrology systems to microelectronics makers. Shares of August were rising 31 cents, or 2.2%, to $14.55.