ST. PAUL, Minn., July 20, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aetrium Incorporated
(Nasdaq:ATRM) today announced its first shipment of the 1164
Reliability Test System to the Russian Federation. This announcement
marks another milestone for Aetrium's Reliability Test Products
Division as it continues to expand its large worldwide installed
customer base. The 1164 Reliability Test System is used by
semiconductor manufacturers to ensure their products exceed acceptable
performance and quality standards.
"This opportunity puts Aetrium in at the ground floor of an expected
rise in Russian semiconductor development," said Timothy McMullen, Vice
President and GM of Aetrium's Reliability Test Products Division.
"Russia's emerging semiconductor market is being driven by national
defense interest as well as increased consumer demand for high-tech
"Currently, the majority of the semiconductors supporting this market
are imported and Russia intends to support their demand through
internal development efforts," adds Steve Schultz, Director of
Marketing and Applications. "As these development efforts increase, so
will additional opportunities for Aetrium."
Aetrium, based in North St. Paul, Minnesota, is a leading supplier of
proprietary technologies and equipment that are used by the worldwide
semiconductor industry to test integrated circuits. The company's
products are used by customers to advance reliability, improve quality,
increase product yield or improve manufacturing processes. Aetrium's
common stock is publicly traded on the Nasdaq market under the symbol
ATRM. More information about Aetrium is available on the internet at
www.Aetrium.com or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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