BEVERLY, Mass., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Axcelis Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACLS), a leading supplier of enabling ion implantation solutions for the semiconductor industry, is being recognized with a Leader Award, for the fourth consecutive year, for Excellence in Commuter Options (ECO). The annual Mass ECO Awards honor Massachusetts employers and their efforts to reduce congestion and greenhouse gas emissions by encouraging employees to utilize green transportation options like walking, cycling, carpools and mass transit. The awards ceremony is scheduled for today at Fenway Park in Boston, MA.
Director of Environmental Health and Safety, Steve Roberge commented, "We're very pleased to be recognized for our efforts in this area. Axcelis is committed to reducing our environmental impact, and making the state of Massachusetts a green place to live and work. We take pride in being able to provide a variety of green commuting alternatives for our employees, and we look forward to expanding the program." The Company actively promotes commuting benefits to help reduce single occupancy vehicle trips, including bicycling and numerous commuting services. The Company offers employees covered parking facilities, showers and locker rooms, discounts on biking gear, training in bicycle safety and maintenance, onsite cafeteria and participation in Bike to Work Week, and Car Free Week. Axcelis is also a member of the North Shore Transportation Management Association, allowing employees access to a variety of commuter services and incentives including personalized research, Ridematching, Green to Work incentive program, Guaranteed Ride Home Program, and reduced ZipCar membership fees. 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 Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130905/NE75070LOGO SOURCE Axcelis Technologies, Inc.