Amtech Systems has announced that orders booked for its fiscal 2010 first quarter ended December 31, 2009 came to a total of approximately US$59 million. This estimated sum includes both solar and semiconductor orders including the large solar order from an existing customer announced on December 18, 2009. Most of these orders are expected to ship within fiscal 2010.
J.S. Whang, president and CEO of Amtech said, "We are extremely pleased with the substantial increase in orders from our large and growing solar customer base and we remain confident in the long-term growth opportunities in the solar market for our products."