KALISPELL, MT--(Marketwire - April 16, 2008) - Semitool, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMTL), a leading manufacturer of wafer processing equipment for the semiconductor industry, today announced it will issue its second quarter financial results after the stock market closes on Thursday, April 24, 2008.

Following the release of its financial results, the company will host a conference call and simultaneous webcast. The call will begin at 5 p.m. Eastern and will be accessible by dialing 888-680-0878 (617-213-4855 for international callers) and entering the passcode 71349442. Telephonic participants can reduce pre-call hold time by registering for the conference in advance via the following link: https://www.theconferencingservice.com/prereg/key.process?key=P89XLRVFX

An audio replay of the call will be available from 7 p.m. Eastern on April 24, 2008, until 11:59 p.m. Eastern on April 26, 2008, and can be accessed by calling 888-286-8010 (617-801-6888 for international callers) and entering the passcode 86370009.

The webcast will be available via the Internet at www.semitool.com. Webcast participants should access the website at least 10 minutes early to register and download any necessary audio software. A replay of the webcast will be available for 90 days.

About Semitool, Inc.

Semitool designs, manufactures and supports highly engineered, multi-chamber single-wafer and batch wet chemical processing equipment used in the fabrication of semiconductor devices. The company's primary suites of equipment include electrochemical deposition systems for electroplating copper, gold, solder and other metals; surface preparation systems for cleaning, stripping and etching silicon wafers; and wafer transport container cleaning systems. The company's equipment is used in semiconductor fabrication front-end and back-end processes, including wafer-level packaging.

Headquartered in Kalispell, Montana, Semitool maintains sales and support centers in the United States, Europe and Asia. The company's stock trades on Nasdaq under the symbol SMTL. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.semitool.com.

Semitool is a registered trademark of Semitool, Inc.

Contact Information: Contacts: SEMITOOL, INC. Larry Viano Chief Financial Officer 406-752-2107 PFEIFFER HIGH INVESTOR RELATIONS, INC. Geoff High 303-393-7044