Rudolph to Participate in Two Investor Events in January 2013

  Rudolph to Participate in Two Investor Events in January 2013

  *Hosts Company Sponsored Analyst Event Jan. 14, 2013 (New York, NY)
  *Participates in 15th Annual Needham Growth Conference Jan. 16, 2013 (New
    York, NY)

Needham Growth Conference 2013

Business Wire

FLANDERS, N.J. -- January 4, 2013

Rudolph Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: RTEC) today announced that the Company’s
management will participate in the following investor events in January 2013:
Rudolph’s Company Sponsored Analyst Event and the 15^th Annual Needham Growth
Conference. At each event, management will provide an overview of the Company
and will discuss its competitive position and future prospects.

Company Sponsored Analyst Event: New York, NY – January 14, 2013
Rudolph will host an Analyst Meeting and Luncheon for the professional
investment community on Monday, January 14, 2013, in New York City, NY.
Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. EST, with the program beginning at 8:00 a.m.
EST, followed by lunch at 12:30 p.m. EST. The afternoon will feature breakout
tables hosted by members of each of Rudolph’s business units. One-on-one
meetings with management are available by appointment only following the
luncheon.

The Analyst Event will include presentations from each of the company’s
business units:

  *Data Analysis & Review Business Unit
  *Inspection Business Unit
  *Lithography Systems Group

       *Advanced Packaging Lithography Business Unit
       *Display Products Lithography Business Unit

  *Metrology Business Unit

Topics will include a review of Rudolph Technologies’ business environment and
operational strategies of the company’s business units, including the
Company’s recent entrance into the back-end lithography market featuring a
breakthrough total solution for advanced packaging. Rudolph is expanding its
best-in-class metrology and inspection capital equipment business to include
lithography capital equipment with the new JetStep™ Lithography System, a
disruptive innovation featuring a 2X reduction stepper. With the acquisition
of Azores Corp., a leader in the design, development, manufacture and support
of steppers for display products, Rudolph is spurring an industry revolution
by launching a game-changing total lithography solution for the semiconductor
advanced packaging market based on Azores’ patented and established stepper
technology and Rudolph’s significant back-end expertise.

To Attend the Rudolph Technologies 2013 Analyst Event
Members of the professional investment community who wish to attend the
Analyst Event and Luncheon are asked to contact Rudolph Technologies’ Investor
Relations consultant Laura Guerrant-Oiye, Principal of Guerrant Associates at
(808) 882-1467 or via email at lguerrant@guerrantir.com.

Webcast of Rudolph Technologies 2013 Analyst Event
The Analyst Event will be webcast live January 14, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. EST to
12:30 p.m. EST. In addition, the webcast of the event will be archived, and
made available on the investor page of the Rudolph Technologies website,
www.rudolphtech.com.

15th Annual Needham Growth Conference: New York, NY – January 16, 2013
Paul McLaughlin, Chairman and CEO, and Steven Roth, Senior Vice President and
CFO, will participate in the 15th Annual Needham Growth Conference. Rudolph’s
presentation will take place on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 4:50 PM EST at
the Palace Hotel in New York City. Management will also conduct one-on-one
meetings with investors at the conference.

The slides for the Rudolph presentation will be posted on the investor page of
the Rudolph Technologies website, www.rudolphtech.com.

For more information about the Needham conference or to schedule a one-on-one
meeting with Rudolph Technologies’ management, please contact your Needham &
Co representative directly.

About Rudolph Technologies
Rudolph Technologies, Inc. is a worldwide leader in the design, development,
manufacture and support of defect inspection, advanced packaging lithography,
process control metrology, and data analysis systems and software used by
semiconductor device manufacturers worldwide. Rudolph provides a full-fab
solution through its families of proprietary products that provide critical
yield-enhancing information, enabling microelectronic device manufacturers to
drive down the costs and time to market of their products. The Company’s
expanding portfolio of equipment and software solutions is used in both the
wafer processing and final manufacturing of ICs, and in adjacent markets such
as FPD, LED and Solar. Headquartered in Flanders, New Jersey, Rudolph supports
its customers with a worldwide sales and service organization. Additional
information can be found on the Company’s website at www.rudolphtech.com.

Safe Harbor Statement
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the “Act”) which include
the benefits to customers of Rudolph’s products, Rudolph’s existing market
position and its ability to maintain and advance such position relative to its
competitors and Rudolph’s ability to meet the expectations and needs of our
customers as well as other matters that are not purely historical data.
Rudolph wishes to take advantage of the “safe harbor” provided for by the Act
and cautions that actual results may differ materially from those projected as
a result of various factors, including risks and uncertainties, many of which
are beyond Rudolph’s control. Such factors include, but are not limited to,
delays in shipping products for technical performance, component supply or
other reasons, the company’s ability to leverage its resources to improve its
positions in its core markets and fluctuations in customer capital spending.
Additional information and considerations regarding the risks faced by Rudolph
are available in Rudolph’s Form 10-K report for the year ended December 31,
2011 and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. As the
forward-looking statements are based on Rudolph’s current expectations, the
company cannot guarantee any related future results, levels of activity,
performance or achievements. Rudolph does not assume any obligation to update
the forward-looking information contained in this press release.

Contact:

Investors:
Guerrant Associates
Laura Guerrant-Oiye, 808-882-1467
lguerrant@guerrantir.com
or
Trade Press:
Rudolph Technologies, Inc.
Virginia Becker, 952-259-1647
virginia.becker@rudolphtech.com