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Rudolph Technologies Appoints David B. Miller as Chairman of the Board


Rudolph Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:RTEC, the "Company")) announces the
appointment of David B. Miller to the role of Chairman of the Board of
Directors (the "Board") with an effective date of August 5, 2018. Mr.
Miller's appointment is subsequent to the Company's receipt of Thomas G.
Greig's resignation from the position.

"I am grateful for and enjoyed the opportunity to have served as Lead
Director and Chairman of the Rudolph Board of Directors," said Tom
Greig. "Dave Miller brings the right skills and industry background to
the chairmanship role in order to continue to drive Rudolph's success. I
look forward to supporting him as I continue to serve on our Board of

"We greatly appreciate Tom Greig's leadership over the past six years
and his ongoing service," commented Michael Plisinski, chief executive
officer, Rudolph Technologies. "We are pleased to have Dave Miller's
leadership as Chairman while the company continues to focus on the
strategy to build a well-balanced and sustainable growth company."

Mr. Miller, who has been an independent member of Rudolph's Board for
three years, brings significant leadership and practical experience to
the chairmanship role. This experience includes over 40 years within the
electronics industry, including six years as president of DuPont
Electronics & Communications, as well as prior service on the board of
SEMI International. He brings to the role a broad international
perspective and understanding of global semiconductor and display
markets which have been cultivated not only from his global work
experience but also as a result of residing in Asia for three years. Mr.
Miller's experience and leadership will further the market growth of
Rudolph as it continues to drive its position as a vital supplier within
the semiconductor value chain.

About Rudolph Technologies
Rudolph Technologies, Inc. is a
leader in the design, development, manufacture and support of defect
inspection, lithography, process control metrology, and process control
software used by semiconductor and advanced packaging device
manufacturers worldwide. Rudolph delivers comprehensive solutions
throughout the fab with its families of proprietary products that
provide critical yield-enhancing information, enabling microelectronic
device manufacturers to drive down costs and time to market of their
devices. Headquartered in Wilmington, Massachusetts, Rudolph supports
its customers with a worldwide sales and service organization.
Additional information can be found on the Company's website at

Safe Harbor Statement
This press release contains
forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the "Act") which include the benefits to
Rudolph to be afforded by the new director as well as other matters that
are not purely historical data. Rudolph wishes to take advantage of the
"safe harbor" provided for by the Act and cautions that actual results
may differ materially from those projected as a result of various
factors, including risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond
Rudolph's control. Such factors include, but are not limited to,
personality or philosophical differences which may compromise the
functioning of the Board. Additional information and considerations
regarding the risks faced by Rudolph are available in Rudolph's Form
10-K report for the year ended December 31, 2017 and other filings with
the Securities and Exchange Commission. As the forward-looking
statements are based on Rudolph's current expectations, the company
cannot guarantee any related future results, levels of activity,
performance or achievements. Rudolph does not assume any obligation to
update the forward-looking information contained in this press release.

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