Veeco Upcoming Investor Events

October 31, 2011

PLAINVIEW, N.Y., Oct 31, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Veeco Instruments Inc. (Nasdaq: VECO) today announced that its management is scheduled to present at the following webcasted events:

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at 2:00PM PT at the CLSA Asia USA Forum 2011 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, California.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 2:20 PM PT at Citi's 8 th Annual Small & Mid Cap Conference at the Four Seasons in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 11:00AM ET at the UBS Global Technology and Services Conference at the Grand Hyatt New York at Grand Central in New York, New York.

Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 3:30pm PT at Barclays Global Technology Conference at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, California.

The presentations listed above will be broadcast live via webcast and available on the Veeco website at . Presentation material will be posted to the Veeco website no later than 8:00AM ET the morning of the presentation.

Veeco is also scheduled to participate in the following non-webcasted investor events:

Thursday, November 3, 2011 at 8:45 AM ET at the Lazard Capital Markets' 4 th Annual LED Day at Sentry Center in New York, New York.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 11:45 AM GMT at the Berenberg Bank European Conference at Pennyhill Park Hotel in Bagshot, Surrey, United Kingdom.

About Veeco

Veeco makes equipment to develop and manufacture LEDs, solar cells, hard disk drives and other devices. We support our customers through product development, manufacturing, sales and service sites in the U.S., Korea, Taiwan, China, Singapore, Japan, Europe and other locations. Please visit us at .

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, 2010 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, 1-516-677-0200 x1472
SVP Investor Relations & Corporate Communications