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Advanced Energy Names Monica DeMarco Divisional Vice President of New Jersey Operations Engineering

Voorhees, New Jersey (November 22, 2000)—Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: AEIS) named Monica DeMarco Divisional Vice President of Operations Engineering for AE's plant in Voorhees, New Jersey. Ms. DeMarco has responsibility for manufacturing engineering, test engineering as well as site- related activities in compliance and component engineering. In addition, she has responsibility for quality functions including maintaining the ISO 9001 registered quality system and overseeing supplier quality practices.


In announcing the new appointment, AE Voorhees President Bill Ruff, said, "Monica brings tremendous experience and dedication to our operations engineering activities. She's demonstrated the expertise and resourcefulness we need to lead our charge for 'best-in-class' practices."

Ms. DeMarco brings 14 years of manufacturing engineering and quality engineering experience to her new position. She joined AE with the October 1998, merger of AE and RF Power Products (RFPP), where she was Director of Quality.

Advanced Energy is a global leader in the development, marketing, and support of integrated technology solutions that are central in the manufacture of semiconductors, data storage products, and flat panel displays as well as other mission-critical power applications. Original equipment manufacturers and end- users around the world depend on AE products when plasma-based technology plays a vital role in their manufacturing process. AE offers a comprehensive suite of key subsystems for vacuum process systems including power conversion and control solutions, process monitoring and machine control tools, ion-beam sources, dynamic temperature control and measurement products, and plasma abatement technologies. AE technology solutions are sold and supported globally by direct offices, representatives, and distributors. Founded in 1981, AE is a publicly held company traded on Nasdaq under the symbol AEIS.