MILPITAS, Calif., July 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control systems, today announced the company's participation in the following investor events:

Pacific Crest 17th Annual Global Technology Leadership Forum

Sonnenalp Resort, Vail, COEvent dates: August 9-11, 2015Fireside chat webcast: August 11 at 11:00 AM MDT

Jefferies Semiconductors, Hardware & Communications Infrastructure Summit

The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago, ILEvent dates:  August 25-26, 2015

Presentation materials utilized during each event, along with a live and archived webcast of the fireside chat on August 11, will be made available on Nanometrics' website at

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
Investor Relations Contact:Claire McAdamsHeadgate Partners LLC530.265.9899claire@headgatepartners.comCompany Contact:Jeff

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