Veeco Enters Into Strategic Partnership with Daiyang Metal Co. of Korea to Provide CIGS Solar Cell Equipment

Veeco Receives Initial Multi-Million Dollar Order for CIGS Equipment

Plainview, New York USA–Veeco Instruments Inc. (Nasdaq: VECO) announced today that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Daiyang Metal Co., Ltd. of Korea, a leader in the production of cold rolled stainless steel, to be its supplier of equipment to manufacture CIGS (copper, indium, gallium, selenium) solar cells. As a first milestone in this relationship, Daiyang has placed an initial multi-million dollar purchase order with Veeco for its complement of FastFlex