BEVERLY, Mass., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Axcelis Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACLS), a leading supplier of enabling ion implantation solutions for the semiconductor industry, announced the company's plans to participate in the 16th Annual Needham Growth Conference. The conference is scheduled for January 14-16th at the New York Palace Hotel located in New York City. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130905/NE75070LOGO ) Mary Puma, chairman and CEO, is scheduled to present on Wednesday, January 15th at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. A live webcast of Axcelis' presentation will be available to the public and can be accessed from the Investors' section of Axcelis' website at www.axcelis.com, or by accessing the webcast link at http://wsw.com/webcast/needham64/ACLS. A replay of the webcast will be available for 90 days following the presentation. About Axcelis: Axcelis (Nasdaq: ACLS), headquartered in Beverly, Mass., has been providing innovative, high-productivity solutions for the semiconductor industry for over 35 years. Axcelis is dedicated to developing enabling process applications through the design, manufacture and complete life cycle support of ion implantation systems, one of the most critical and enabling steps in the IC manufacturing process. Learn more about Axcelis at www.axcelis.com. CONTACTS:Maureen Hart (editorial/media) 978.787.4266 Doug Lawson (investor relations) 978.787.9552 SOURCE Axcelis Technologies, Inc.