Nanometrics Announces Upcoming Investor Events

| Source: Nanometrics Incorporated

MILPITAS, Calif., May 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading provider of advanced process control metrology and inspection systems, today announced the company's participation in the following investor events:

D.A. Davidson & Co. 6th Annual Technology Forum
Grand Hyatt, New York, NY
May 28, 2014

Cowen and Company 42nd Annual Technology, Media & Telecom Conference
The Palace Hotel, New York, NY
May 29, 2014

The presentation slides utilized for both events will be made accessible on the investor page of Nanometrics' website at

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

Investor Relations Contact:
Claire McAdams
Headgate Partners LLC

Company Contact:
Ronald Kisling