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Strasbaugh and netMercury Team Up to Better Serve Texas, Idaho and the Four Corner States

March 4, 2015
By Business Wire News


Strasbaugh (OTC: STRB) is pleased to announce that on February 11th 2015, an agreement was signed with netMercury, making them an official representative of Strasbaugh’s CMP and wafer grinding products in Texas, Idaho and the four corners region of the United States.

Terry Hollingshead, netMercury’s President stated, “we are eager to add CMP and grinding equipment to our product offering. Strasbaugh’s new and legacy systems fit well with our goal to provide high-performance equipment at a competitive price.”

Strasbaugh’s systems are used to manufacture a wide variety of mobile devices including: MEMS, LED, RF/power devices, thin film heads, and ICs. The grinding equipment is used for a broad range of compound materials and applications including: silicon carbide, silicon, gallium arsenide, germanium, and indium phosphide. Strasbaugh’s CMP systems are ideal for oxide, tungsten, polysilicon, SOI, and other thin film applications.

Jerry Cutini, Strasbaugh’s CEO commented, “Strasbaugh has pledged to insure that our equipment helps our customers build better, faster, more efficient devices. Joining with netMercury will enable us to work more closely with our customers to make certain we meet their needs.”

About netMercury

netMercury is a critical parts, materials, equipment, repairs and value-added services supplier with over 30 years of experience supporting global semiconductor manufacturing and other high-technology industries. Offering a highly flexible business model, we are supply chain managers, empowered sourcing agents, distributors and manufacturers’ representatives, allowing netMercury to provide a broad range of products and services. Whether your need is in vacuum systems, lubrication, gas or chemical delivery, process control, facilities, metrology, leak detection, wafer handling, cleanroom consumables, safety products (EH&S) or just about any related area, we have the expertise and products to solve your problems and keep you running.

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