MILPITAS, Calif., May 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control systems, announced today that it will webcast live its Investor and Analyst Day event, taking place in New York City on Wednesday, June 3, 2015, from 12:30 PM ET until 3:00 PM ET.

Nanometrics' program will include an overview of key corporate objectives, industry trends and growth opportunities in process control, the technology roadmap for optical metrology, global market position, and a review of the financial model. Kicking off the event will be a keynote speaker from a leading memory device manufacturer – providing a broader perspective as to the changing landscape, technology and process changes, and the challenges and opportunities for next-generation memory device manufacturing.

Speakers include:

Dr. Timothy J. Stultz – President and CEO Jeffrey Andreson – Chief Financial Officer Kevin Heidrich – Sr. Vice President, Applications and Strategy Dr. S. Mark Borowicz – Sr. Vice President, Product & Field Operations Group Dr. Srini Vedula – Vice President, Automated OCD/Films Business Unit

Keynote speaker – Dr. Scott Meikle, President, Inotera Memories

The live webcast of the event will be available on the investor page of Nanometrics' website at, and will be archived for a limited time.

About Nanometrics

Nanometrics is a leading provider of advanced, high-performance process control metrology and inspection systems used primarily in the fabrication of semiconductors and other solid-state devices, such as data storage components and discretes including high-brightness LEDs and power management components. Nanometrics' automated and integrated metrology systems measure critical dimensions, device structures, overlay registration, topography and various thin film properties, including film thickness as well as optical, electrical and material properties. The company's process control solutions are deployed throughout the fabrication process, from front-end-of-line substrate manufacturing, to high-volume production of semiconductors and other devices, to advanced wafer-scale packaging applications. Nanometrics' systems enable advanced process control for device manufacturers, providing improved device yield at reduced manufacturing cycle time, supporting the accelerated product life cycles in the semiconductor market. The company maintains its headquarters in Milpitas, California, with sales and service offices worldwide. Nanometrics is traded on NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol NANO. Nanometrics' website is
CONTACT: Investor Relations Contact:         Claire McAdams         Headgate Partners LLC         530.265.9899                  Company Contact:         Jeff Andreson         CFO         408.545.6143

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