|ZYGO ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF NEW VICE PRESIDENT|
MIDDLEFIELD, CONNECTICUT (August 20, 1998)......Zygo Corporation (NASDAQ:ZIGO) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected David Grant a vice president of the Corporation. Mr. Grant, general manager of ZYGO Vision Systems, joined ZYGO in 1997 when the Company acquired Sight Systems, Inc. Commenting on the election of Mr. Grant, Gary K. Willis, president and CEO, noted, "During the past year, David has been instrumental in integrating Sight Systems into our total corporate offerings. His efforts have impacted all functional areas of ZYGO and we look forward to his continued contributions in increasingly responsible roles for the Company."
Zygo Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets high performance measurement and yield improvement instruments, custom automation systems, and accessories used in high technology industries. The Company is headquartered in Middlefield, Connecticut, and also has operations in Asslar, Germany; Longmont, Colorado; and sales offices throughout the world. ZYGO is traded on the Nasdaq National Market under the symbol ZIGO. Additional information on the Company is available on the Internet at www.zygo.com.
This press release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, which reflect the Company's current judgment on certain issues. Because such statements apply to future events, they are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual results to differ materially. Important factors which could cause actual results to differ materially are described in the Company's reports on Form 10-K and 10-Q on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission.