Edwards Presents Technical Paper at American Vacuum Society’s 60th International Symposium and Exhibition 2013

Edwards’ Experts Deliver Technical Paper on Recent Innovations in Dry Pumping Technology.

Edwards Presents Technical Paper at American Vacuum Society’s 60th International Symposium and Exhibition 2013

CRAWLEY, WEST SUSSEX, UK. (22 October, 2013) — Edwards Group Limited (NASDAQ: EVAC), a leading manufacturer of sophisticated vacuum products and abatement systems and a global provider of related value-added services, is attending the AVS (American Vacuum Society) 60th International Symposium and Exhibition, October 27 – November 1, 2013 in Long Beach, California.

Edwards’ expert Dr Andrew Chew is presenting an invited technical paper: ‘Recent Innovations in Dry Pumping Technology’ which will discuss some of the most recent significant developments in dry pumping technologies, with reference to improved operation and productivity, maintenance, minimized environmental impact and cost of ownership. Program number: VT-WeM1 (Wednesday 30 October, at 8.00 am)

Edwards has recently acquired Gamma Vacuum, a manufacturer of ultra-high vacuum (UHV) pumps, with a very strong reputation for ion pumps and titanium sublimation pumps. As such Edwards now offers a full range of dry vacuum pumps from UHV through to atmospheric pumping, and has a complete offering to the Scientific Instrument, High Energy Physics and R&D markets.

Visitors to the Edwards booth can see a wide range of vacuum pumps suitable for many processes, and will be able to discuss their vacuum needs with applications experts. Gamma Vacuum are exhibiting alongside Edwards for the first time, so visitors can meet Edwards’ new partners in ultra-high vacuum technology, and see a range of Gamma ion pumps.Edwards Ltd, Crawley Business Quarter, Manor Royal, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 9LW, UK. T: 44 (0) 1293 52 88 44 E: info@edwardsvacuum.com© Edwards Limited 2013. All rights reserved. (10/21/2013 9:50 AM) 2

Rod Hughes, Business Development Director at Edwards commented, “We are delighted to be at this event, demonstrating our applications expertise and technology leadership. At Edwards, we tackle varied and demanding process problems, and bring together our global, cross-industry experience and world-class experts to solve those problems.”

Booth #448

October 27 – 01 November, 2013

Long Beach Convention Center

Long Beach, CA


For further information about Edwards’ products please visit www.edwardsvacuum.com

About Edwards

Edwards is a leading developer and manufacturer of sophisticated vacuum products, abatement systems and related value-added services. These are integral to manufacturing processes for semiconductors, flat panel displays, LEDs and solar cells; are used within an increasingly diverse range of industrial processes including power, glass and other coating applications, steel and other metallurgy, pharmaceutical and chemical; and for both scientific instruments and a wide range of R&D applications.

Edwards has over 3,200 full-time employees and 500 temporary workers operating in approximately 30 countries worldwide engaged in the design, manufacture and support of high technology vacuum and exhaust management equipment.

Edwards’ American Depositary Shares trade on The NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol EVAC. Further information about Edwards can be found at www.edwardsvacuum.com.