Camtek enters front-end macro wafer inspection with 2 orders

(October 4, 2010)Camtek Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: CAMT) received two orders for its, new automatic optical inspection (AOI) system for the front-end semiconductor industry, the Gannet. One of the orders is a repeat order from a leading Asian integrated device manufacturer (IDM). The second order is from leading Asian foundry. Both systems are expected to be installed during the fourth quarter of 2010.

Camtek’s Gannet provides inspection for various processes in the front-end semiconductor market. Designed to address the global trend for multiple resolution inspection at a low cost of ownership, the Gannet system provides high sensitivity defect detection and rapid set up combined with high throughput capabilities.

"Front-End Macro Inspection is a new market for Camtek. While every new order makes an incremental contribution to our revenue, from a strategic standpoint, the additional penetration into new customers enhances our market share and traction. We believe this market will become a more substantial part of our business as we advance," said Roy Porat, Camtek CEO.

Camtek Ltd provides automated solutions dedicated for enhancing production processes and yield, enabling our customers new technologies in two industries; Semiconductors, Printed Circuit Board (PCB) & IC Substrates. For more information, visit

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