Nasdaq to Remove ''E'' from Asyst Ticker Symbol Effective January 12.FREMONT, Calif. -- Asyst Technologies, Inc., (Nasdaq:ASYTE) today announced that a Nasdaq Listing Qualifications Panel has approved its request for continued listing on the Nasdaq National Market and that the fifth character, "E," will be removed from Asyst's trading symbol Trading symbol
See: Ticker symbol effective with the opening of trading on Wednesday, January 12, 2005.
The company previously was not in compliance with Nasdaq's listing standards as a result of a delay in filing its Form 10-Q Form 10-Q
See 10-Q. for the quarter ended Sept. 25, 2004. The Form 10-Q was subsequently filed on Dec. 30, 2004. While the Listing Qualifications Panel determined that the company now appears to satisfy Nasdaq's filing requirement, the panel will continue to monitor the company to ensure its compliance with the filing requirement over the long term, including in particular timely filing of all periodic reports with the SEC and Nasdaq for all reporting periods through January 2006.
Asyst Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider of integrated automation solutions that enable semiconductor and flat panel display A thin display screen for computer and TV usage. The first flat panels appeared on laptop computers in the mid-1980s, and the LCD technology became the standard. Stand-alone LCD screens became available for desktop computers in the mid-1990s and exceeded sales of CRTs for the first time (FPD (1) (Flat Panel Display) See LCD, plasma display, EL display, FED and flat panel display.
(2) (Field Programmable Device) An umbrella term for all chips that can be programmed by the customer including SPLDs, CPLDs and FPGAs. See PLD. ) manufacturers to increase their manufacturing productivity and protect their investments in materials during the manufacturing process. Encompassing isolation systems, work-in-process materials management Materials management is the branch of logistics that deals with the tangible components of a supply chain. Specifically, this covers the acquisition of spare parts and replacements, quality control of purchasing and ordering such parts, and the standards involved in ordering, , substrate-handling robotics, automated transport and loading systems, and connectivity automation software, Asyst's modular, interoperable The ability for one system to communicate or work with another. See interoperability. solutions allow chip and FPD manufacturers, as well as original equipment manufacturers, to select and employ the value-assured, hands-off manufacturing capabilities that best suit their needs. Asyst's homepage is http://www.asyst.com.
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