Axcelis Announces Participation At 16th Annual Needham Growth Conference

   Axcelis Announces Participation At 16th Annual Needham Growth Conference

PR Newswire

BEVERLY, Mass., Dec. 19, 2013

BEVERLY, Mass., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Axcelis Technologies, Inc.
(Nasdaq: ACLS), a leading supplier of enabling ion implantation solutions for
the semiconductor industry, announced the company's plans to participate
inthe 16th Annual Needham Growth Conference. The conference is scheduled for
January 14-16^th at the New York Palace Hotel located in New York City.

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Mary Puma, chairman and CEO, is scheduled to present on Wednesday, January
15th at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. A live webcast of Axcelis'
presentation will be available to the public and can be accessed from the
Investors' section of Axcelis' website atwww.axcelis.com, or by accessing the
webcast link at http://wsw.com/webcast/needham64/ACLS. A replay of the
webcast will be available for 90 days following the presentation.

About Axcelis:

Axcelis (Nasdaq: ACLS), headquartered in Beverly, Mass., has been providing
innovative, high-productivity solutions for the semiconductor industry for
over 35 years. Axcelis is dedicated to developing enabling process
applications through the design, manufacture and complete life cycle support
of ion implantation systems, one of the most critical and enabling steps in
the IC manufacturing process. Learn more about Axcelis at www.axcelis.com.

CONTACTS:
Maureen Hart (editorial/media) 978.787.4266
Doug Lawson (investor relations) 978.787.9552

SOURCE Axcelis Technologies, Inc.

Website: http://www.axcelis.com