Cascade Microtech Named Finalist in Oregon Technology Awards

Cascade Microtech Named Finalist in Oregon Technology Awards 
BEAVERTON, OR -- (Marketwire) -- 03/26/13 --  Cascade Microtech, Inc.
(NASDAQ: CSCD), a leader at enabling precision measurements of
integrated circuits at the wafer level, was recently named an Oregon
Technology Award finalist in the category "Technology Company of the
Year - Enterprise." The Technology Association of Oregon (TAO) will
award this honor to a large, established company that is a leader in
both their industry and the technology community. The award will
consider all accomplishments over the past year, which could include
the success of new product introductions, community involvement and
impact on industry trends.  
Incorporated in Oregon in 1984, Cascade Microtech has a strong
history of innovation in the design, development, and manufacture of
advanced probing solutions for the electrical measurement and testing
of high performance semiconductor chips. The company's products are
used in the early phases of the development of semiconductor
processes where the accuracy and repeatability of measurements is
critical to enabling early yield. These products address most
segments of the semiconductor industry, including wireless and wired
communications and computing, industrial and automotive. A
substantial portion of the company's revenue is generated from sales
of probe stations and probes to research and development laboratories
of semiconductor manufacturers, as well as to fabless semiconductor
companies, industry consortia and academic institutions. The
company's customers include 25 of the top 25 semiconductor companies. 
"We are pleased to be identified among this esteemed group of
finalists considered to be leaders in the technology sector of
Oregon. We are proud to support the global technology community with
tools to develop new products and next-generation technologies in
order to address the challenges of advanced device manufacturing as
efficiently as possible," said Michael Burger, President and CEO,
Cascade Microtech, Inc. "The vast majority of all semiconductor
processes today are characterized using Cascade Microtech products.
We have built strong relationships with our customer base over the
past 25 years, and we are committed to providing our customers with
products and technology that will keep pace with their emerging
Finalists for the 2013 Oregon Technology Award include some of
Oregon's most well-respected technology firms from sectors including
systems, hardware and communications software, internet, mobile and
other application companies, technology service companies,
biotechnology, medical device, and other life science companies, and
environmental science and energy companies.  
Presentation of the 2013 Oregon Technology Awards will take place on
Thursday, April 25, 2013 at the Portland Art Museum. This premier
event celebrates excellence and achievement in the region's
technology industry and recognizes recipients for their
accomplishments, leadership and commitment to the community and
industry. For more information, visit 
About Cascade Microtech, Inc. 
 Cascade Microtech, Inc. (NASDAQ:
CSCD) is a worldwide leader in precision contact, electrical
measurement and test of integrated circuits (ICs), optical devices
and other small structures. For technology businesses and scientific
institutions that need to evaluate small structures, Cascade
Microtech delivers access to electrical data from wafers, ICs, IC
packages, circuit boards and modules, MEMS, 3D TSV, LED devices and
more. Cascade Microtech's leading-edge stations, probes, probe cards
and integrated systems deliver precision accuracy and superior
performance both in the lab and during production manufacturing of
high-speed and high-density semiconductor chips. For more information
Debbora Ahlgren
Cascade Microtech, Inc.
(503) 601-1829 
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