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Ultratech Earns 15th Workers' Compensation Carrier Award For Exemplary Health And Safety Record

Ultratech continues long-standing commitment to global employee safety

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SAN JOSE, Calif., April 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultratech, Inc. (Nasdaq: UTEK), a leading supplier of lithography, laser­ processing and inspection systems used to manufacture semiconductor devices and high-­brightness LEDs (HB­ LEDs), as well as atomic layer deposition (ALD) systems, recently received its 15th safety recognition award from its workers' compensation carrier for its exemplary health and safety record.  The award, presented by Ultratech's Insurance carrier Berkley Technology Underwriters, a Berkley Company, acknowledges Ultratech's successful efforts to incorporate safety as part of the company's corporate culture.  This recognition includes its facilities in San Jose, Calif., Waltham, Mass. and Singapore.

Matthew Mueller, President, Berkley Technology Underwriters, a Berkley Company, stated, "As a property-casualty insurance provider specializing in the tech industry, we are well aware of what extremes a company might take to protect its most valuable assets, its people. Without question, Ultratech has gone to the utmost to do so. Safety is truly embedded in the culture at Ultratech. We are very proud to work so closely with them."

"The safety of our employees is built into everything that we do," noted Arthur W. Zafiropoulo, Ultratech's Chairman and CEO. "Building on our 15th safety award, Ultratech will continue to find ways to make further improvements. The accolades surrounding this award go to our employees who work to make safety and quality a priority in Ultratech's corporate culture. In receiving this award, I challenge other companies around the world to make a commitment to improving workplace and employee safety."


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About Ultratech: Ultratech, Inc. (Nasdaq: UTEK) designs, builds and markets manufacturing systems for the global technology industry. Founded in 1979, Ultratech serves three core markets: front-­end semiconductor, back-­end semiconductor, and nanotechnology. The company is the leading supplier of lithography products for bump packaging of integrated circuits and high­-brightness LEDs. Ultratech is also the market leader and pioneer of laser spike anneal technology for the production of advanced semiconductor devices. In addition, the company offers solutions leveraging its proprietary coherent gradient sensing (CGS) technology to the semiconductor wafer inspection market and provides atomic layer deposition (ALD) tools to leading research organizations, including academic and industrial institutions. Visit Ultratech online at: www.ultratech.com.

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