Veeco Announces Date for Third Quarter 2008 Financial Release

October 07, 2008


Veeco Instruments Inc. (Nasdaq: VECO) today announced that third quarter financial results will be distributed after the market closes on Monday, October 27, 2008. A conference call reviewing these results has been scheduled for 5:00pm EDT that day at 1-877-723-9521 (toll free) or 1-719-325-4749. The call will also be webcast live on the Veeco website at A replay of the call will be available beginning at 8:00pm EDT that same evening through midnight on November 4, 2008 at 888-203-1112 or 719-457-0820, using passcode 2520274, or on the Veeco website.

About Veeco

Veeco Instruments Inc. manufactures enabling solutions for customers in the HB-LED, solar, data storage, semiconductor, scientific research and industrial markets. We have leading technology positions in our three businesses: LED & Solar Process Equipment, Data Storage Process Equipment, and Metrology Instruments. Veeco's manufacturing and engineering facilities are located in New York, New Jersey, California, Colorado, Arizona, Minnesota and Massachusetts. Global sales and service offices are located throughout the U.S., Europe, Japan and APAC.

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, 2007 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.