Veeco Announces Date for Second Quarter 2012 Financial Release

July 09, 2012

PLAINVIEW, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 9, 2012-- Veeco Instruments Inc. (Nasdaq: VECO) today announced that second quarter 2012 financial results will be distributed after the market closes on Thursday, July 26, 2012 . A conference call reviewing these results has been scheduled for 5:00pm ET that day at 1-877-419-6594 (toll free) or 1-719-325-4768 using passcode 4807787 . The call will also be webcast live on the Veeco website at . A replay of the call will be available beginning at 8:00pm ET that same evening through midnight on August 9, 2012 at 888-203-1112 or 719-457-0820, using passcode 4807787 , or on the Veeco website.

About Veeco

Veeco’s process equipment solutions enable the manufacture of LEDs, power electronics, hard drives, MEMS and wireless chips. We are the market leader in MOCVD, MBE, Ion Beam and other advanced thin film process technologies. Our high performance systems drive innovation in energy efficiency, consumer electronics and network storage and allow our customers to maximize productivity and achieve lower cost of ownership. For information on our company, products and worldwide service and support, please visit .

To the extent that this news release discusses expectations or otherwise makes statements about the future, such statements are forward-looking and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the statements made. These factors include the risks discussed in the Business Description and Management's Discussion and Analysis sections of Veeco's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011 and in our subsequent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, current reports on Form 8-K and press releases. Veeco does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect future events or circumstances after the date of such statements.

Source: Veeco Instruments Inc.

Veeco Instruments Inc.
Debra Wasser
SVP Investor Relations & Corporate Communications
1 516-677-0200 x 1472