December 16, 2004
AT&S SELECTS CAMTEK'S DRAGON
WITH KUTTLER'S MATERIAL HANDLING
FOR FULLY AUTOMATIC OPTICAL INSPECTION LINES
Systems installed in Austria and China Plants
MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel December 16, 2004 Camtek Ltd. (NASDAQ: CAMT) announced today that AT&S, the largest
European manufacturer of printed circuit boards (PCB) and a major global player in this field, has selected the Dragon, Camtek's
automatic optical inspection (AOI) system for inspection of mass PCB production. The order included systems for new
automated AOI lines in AT&S' plants in Austria and China. The Dragon systems were integrated with KSL-Kuttler's CleanLine
series automated material handling modules (automatic loaders and unloaders) that were specially designed for AT&S.
Revenues from this order were already recognized during the second and third quarters of this year.
Thomas Mlders, VP Sales of Camtek Europe, commented: "As a leading global manufacturer of high density boards, AT&S
required acute detection ability at high throughput rates with fully automated material handling. We are proud of the
opportunity and look forward to supporting AT&S' AOI needs in their facilities worldwide."
Camtek's Dragon is a family of fast optical inspection systems. Designed for flexibility and easy integration with material
handling automation in various configurations, the Dragon models deliver record throughputs for all PCB manufacturing
technologies including HDI and IC substrates.
AT&S Austria Technologie & Systemtechnik AG (Austria Technology & System Engineering Corp.) is Europe's largest and
most technologically advanced producer of printed circuit boards, and the world's third manufacturer of High-Density
Interconnect Substrates (HDI-S) using HDI Microvia technology. The printed circuit boards AT&S manufactures are used
predominantly in the telecommunications sector (cell phones), as well as in the automotive, industrial and medical instrument