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MKS Instruments Announces Closing of Acquisition of Newport Corporation

Andover, Mass., April 29, 2016 — MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, today announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in photonics solutions, for $23.00 per share, or approximately $905 million, and repayment of approximately $93 million of Newport’s U.S. indebtedness.

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MKS Demonstrates Controls Workbench Software at Semicon West

Compatible with MKS Automation Platform and MultiTherm™ Product Family

Andover, Mass., June 29, 2016 — MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, will introduce and demonstrate Controls Workbench (CWB) software at Semicon West, 2016. CWB provides a single interface for controlling, tuning, monitoring, and configuring, multiple MKS controllers, including the MKS Automation Platform and the MultiTherm product family. CWB leverages multivariate analytics for advanced auto tuning that improves process performance compared to existing tuning approaches. Ideal for vacuum and temperature control applications, CWB features user customizable dashboards that allow for easy process visualization and remote process control.

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