Nanometrics Announces Upcoming Investor Events

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MILPITAS, Calif., July 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control metrology and inspection systems, today announced that Dr. Timothy J. Stultz, president and chief executive officer, is scheduled to participate at the following investor events:

15th Annual Pacific Crest Global Technology Leadership Forum
Sonnenalp Resort, Vail, CO
Event dates: August 11-13, 2013
Presentation time: August 12 at 1:30 PM MDT (3:30 PM EDT)
Canaccord Genuity 33rd Annual Growth Conference
Intercontinental Hotel, Boston, MA
Event dates: August 14-15, 2013
Presentation time: August 14 at 10:00 AM EDT

The presentation slides as well as live and archived webcasts for both events will be made accessible on the investor page of Nanometrics' website at www.nanometrics.com.

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 http://www.nanometrics.com.

CONTACT: Investor Relations Contact: Claire McAdams Headgate Partners LLC 530.265.9899 claire@headgatepartners.com Company Contact: Ronald Kisling CFO 408.545.6143 rkisling@nanometrics.com

Source:Nanometrics Incorporated