"Driving Value and Growth Through Innovation and Diversification": GTAT Sets Webcast Details for March 14 New Technology and New Product Briefing

MERRIMACK, N.H., March 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GT Advanced Technologies (Nasdaq:GTAT) today announced the webcast of its New Technology and New Product Briefing to take place this Friday, March 14.

"Driving Value and Growth Through Innovation and Diversification," the program will feature presentations by several senior GT executives on growth opportunities and new products in the PV, polysilicon, power electronics and LED markets. The company will also introduce a new advanced metallization and interconnect technology targeted at the solar market and address latest developments and growth opportunities with its Hyperion™ technology.

The webcast will begin at 8:30am ET on March 14 and will be webcast on a live and archived basis. A link to the webcast and further details on the agenda will be available at http://investor.gtat.com/.

About GT Advanced Technologies Inc.

GT Advanced Technologies Inc. is a leading diversified technology company producing advanced materials and innovative crystal growth equipment for the global consumer electronics, power electronics, solar and LED industries. Its technical innovations accelerate the use of advanced materials, enabling a new generation of products across this diversified set of global markets. For additional information about GT Advanced Technologies, please visit www.gtat.com.

CONTACT: Media GT Advanced Technologies Jeff Nestel-Patt jeff.nestelpatt@gtat.com 603-204-2883 Investors/Analysts GT Advanced Technologies Ryan Flaim ryan.flaim@gtat.com 603-681-3869

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