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ZYGO ANNOUNCES ORGANIZATION CHANGES

 MIDDLEFIELD, Conn., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Zygo Corporation (NASDAQ: ZIGO) announced today immediate and longer-term changes in the management of the company in line with a leadership succession plan initiated last year.
 The company announced that effective immediately Gary K. Willis, president, has been named to the additional post of chief executive officer, replacing Paul F. Forman who remains chairman of the board. Mr Forman, a founder of Zygo, announced his retirement as a full-time employee effective at the conclusion of this fiscal year.
 Mr. Willis, formerly chairman and chief executive officer of the Foxboro Company, joined the company in February 1992. Mr. Willis stated, "Under the leadership of Paul Forman, Zygo was born and grew to be a leader in its worldwide served markets." He added that, "Paul is a highly respected leader in the optics industry and the company is fortunate to have his advice and counsel available after his retirement."
 The company also announced that Sol F. Laufer, vice president of the Optics Group and a founder of the company, has elected to initiate his normal retirement effective at the conclusion of the fiscal year. Commenting on the announced retirement of Mr. Laufer, Mr. Willis stated, "Sol is a remarkable individual who has made significant contributions to Zygo, the optics industry and his community."
 Both Mr. Forman and Mr. Laufer will continue to serve the company under extended consulting agreements after the conclusion of their regular employment.
 Zygo Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets high- performance noncontact electro-optical measuring instruments and accessories, and manufactures precision optical components. The firm is based in Middlefield, Conn.
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 /CONTACT: Gary K. Willis, president and chief executive officer of Zygo Corporation, 203-347-8506/
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