TEMPE, Ariz., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASYS), a global supplier of production and automation systems and related supplies for the manufacture of solar cells, semiconductors, and sapphire and silicon wafers, today announced that its President and CEO, Fokko Pentinga will present at the 16th Annual Needham Growth Conference in New York, on Tuesday, January 14, 2014, at the New York Palace Hotel. The presentation will be at 2:50 p.m. Bradley Anderson, Amtech's Executive Vice President & CFO, will also attend. Amtech management will be available to meet one-on-one with investors. Interested investors should contact your Needham & Company sales representative to secure a meeting time. About Amtech Systems, Inc.Amtech Systems, Inc. manufactures capital equipment, including silicon wafer handling automation, thermal processing equipment and related consumables used in fabricating solar cells, LED and semiconductor devices. Semiconductors, or semiconductor chips, are fabricated on silicon wafer substrates, sliced from ingots, and are part of the circuitry, or electronic components, of many products including solar cells, computers, telecommunications devices, automotive products, consumer goods, and industrial automation and control systems. The Company's wafer handling, thermal processing and consumable products currently address the diffusion, oxidation, and deposition steps used in the fabrication of solar cells, LEDs, semiconductors, MEMS and the polishing of newly sliced silicon, sapphire and silicon carbide wafers. Contacts: Amtech Systems, Inc. Bradley C. Anderson Chief Financial Officer (480) 967-5146 irelations@Amtechsystems.com Or ChristensenInvestor Relations Patty Bruner(480) 201-6075 Pbruner@christensenir.com SOURCE Amtech Systems, Inc.