Strasbaugh Hires E-Dot Technology as New Taiwan-Based Sales and Service Representative

July 27, 2010

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Strasbaugh (OTC Bulletin Board: STRB), a leading provider of equipment and tools for advanced chemical mechanical planarization (CMP), prime wafer polishing, and grinding equipment for device and wafer manufacturing, announced today that it has engaged E-Dot Technology, a CMP service and support company in Taiwan R.O.C., to represent Strasbaugh. From their headquarters in the Hsinchu Industrial Park, E-Dot will provide service and support to Strasbaugh’s Taiwan-based customers.

“E-Dot Technology is well regarded for their technical support services and are a welcome addition to the Strasbaugh team,” says Bob Roberts, Executive Director, Advanced CMP Technologies, Strasbaugh. “Our customers will benefit from E-Dot’s strong IC-CMP experience, as well as their technical and process capabilities for other polishing, grinding, and lapping applications, such as TSV, LED, MEMS, prime wafer, and solar cells.”

“Partnering with Strasbaugh will enable E-Dot Technology to expand its customer and service base to better support Taiwan’s growing device and wafer manufacturing community,” says Allen Lee, the Founder, President and CEO of E-Dot Technology.

About Strasbaugh

Strasbaugh has over 60 years of leadership in design and manufacturing of advanced surfacing technology for the global semiconductor, silicon, data storage, MEMS, LED, telecommunications and optics industries. Through close alliances with premier manufacturers in these markets, Strasbaugh has developed pioneering technology that has become the standard in polishing and grinding today. Strasbaugh’s state-of-the-art chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) systems, high quality prime wafer polishing and grinding tools, and leading edge process technologies, enable customers to realize their performance goals and has established the company as a world class provider of innovative, reliable, high-yield surfacing solutions.

About E-Dot Technology

E-DOT Technology is an established and well known CMP service and support company in Taiwan R.O.C. and in China P.R.C.

E-DOT Technology provides support services for foundries and manufacturing companies in Taiwan and Mainland China, and also works with suppliers who do not have support services of their own in the local area. The focus is on CMP technologies.

The company was founded in 2001 at HsinChu Industrial Park, with the initial business focus on the semiconductor field including sales and services for CMP related tools, parts, and consumables. Along with the CMP technical know-how in the IC front-end field, E-Dot Technology has the capability and the tools for actual polishing, lapping, and grinding services for the prime wafer, solar cell, LED, and MEMS industries.

In order to provide better service for the customers, E-Dot Technology established a clean room polishing laboratory in 2007 devoted to the study of CMP process development and optimization. The mission of E-Dot Technology is to co-develop and grow with customers, with the ultimate goal being the promotion of win-win solutions.

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 STB P300 to provide the benefits described are forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual future results could differ from those statements. 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 and those 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

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