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CWI Technical Sales Now Offering Strasbaugh CMP and Grinding Equipment

March 11, 2015
By Business Wire News


Strasbaugh (OTC: STRB) is pleased to announce that on March 3, 2015, an agreement was signed with CWI Technical Sales, making them an official representative of Strasbaugh’s CMP and wafer grinding products in the United States.

Nathaniel Weil, CWI’s President, stated, “We are excited to expand our product portfolio to include Strasbaugh’s CMP and grinding equipment. Strasbaugh’s new and legacy systems are complementary to the technology we currently offer, which includes front end and back end wafer processing, metrology, and test equipment.”

Both Strasbaugh and CWI serve customers in the mobile device industry, which includes MEMS, LED, RF/power devices, thin film heads, and IC manufacturing. “Our collective experience and strong applications background is an asset to our customers and ensures that the solutions we provide are highly effective,” commented Jerry Cutini, Strasbaugh’s CEO. “The synergy between Strasbaugh and CWI will enable us to be more proactive and responsive to our customers.”

About CWI Technical Sales

CWI Technical Sales is a manufacturers’ representative organization offering products & solutions to the semiconductor, optoelectronic, wireless, defense/aerospace, life sciences and other related industries.

Located in Central New Jersey, the company has been representing tier-one equipment suppliers on the east coast for over 30 years. These companies offer products in the test & measurement, wafer processing, inspection/metrology, backend operations and failure analysis areas.

CWI has maintained very strong relationships with its customers and is committed to delivering top quality solutions to them. We are a hands-on organization, making sure we know the products intimately. Our sales staff prides itself with understanding how the products operate and apply to our customers’ applications.

CWI Technical Sales also employs a technical service support staff highly knowledgeable in hardware, software and automation, reinforcing our commitment to each customer’s success.

About Strasbaugh

Strasbaugh has 60 years of leadership in design and manufacturing of advanced surfacing technology for the global Semiconductor, Silicon, Data Storage, MEMS, LED, and Compound Semiconductor industries worldwide. Through close alliances with premier manufacturers in these high-technology markets, Strasbaugh developed pioneering technology that has become the standard in polishing and grinding today. Strasbaugh has built a reputation as a world-class manufacturer of innovative, reliable, high-yield surfacing solutions.

Headquartered in San Luis Obispo, CA, Strasbaugh has been manufacturing precision surfacing equipment for more than 60 years. With sales and service partners and offices located in the United States and throughout the world, the Company provides world-class CMP and grinding systems to the global semiconductor industry.

Safe Harbor Statement Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995

With the exception of historical information, the matters discussed in this press release, including without limitation, statements regarding the ability of the equipment to provide the benefits described are forward-looking statements involving a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual future results could differ. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, the ability of Strasbaugh to manufacture and deliver products pursuant to the terms of the purchase order, the projected future demand for Strasbaugh’s products, changes in technology and governmental regulations and policies, competitive products and services, unforeseen technical issues andthose factors contained in the “Risk Factors” Section of Strasbaugh’s Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2009, and other Strasbaugh filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Sarah Okada, 805-782-5416