Nanometrics to Present at the Adam Harkness 25th Annual Summer Seminar 2005

MILPITAS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 11, 2005--Nanometrics Incorporated (Nasdaq:NANO), a leading supplier of advanced integrated and standalone metrology equipment for the semiconductor industry, today announced its participation at the upcoming Adam Harkness 25th Annual Summer Seminar, being held August 2-4, 2005.

Information for the event is as follows:

Adam Harkness 25th Annual Summer Seminar 
Boston Marriott Long Wharf 
Boston, MA

Tuesday, August 2, 2005

Presentation at 10:30 a.m. ET (7:30 a.m. PT)

John Heaton, President & CEO

An audio-only webcast of the presentation can be accessed from Nanometrics' investor web page at

About Nanometrics:

Nanometrics is a leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of high-performance process control metrology systems used in the manufacture of semiconductors, integrated circuits and flat panel displays. Nanometrics metrology systems measure various thin film properties, critical circuit dimensions and layer-to-layer circuit alignment (overlay) during various steps of the manufacturing process, enabling semiconductor and IC manufacturers to improve yields, increase productivity and lower manufacturing costs. The Company maintains its headquarters in Milpitas, CA, with sales and service offices worldwide. Nanometrics is traded on NASDAQ under the symbol NANO. The Company's website is


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