Galtech Announces Further Progress in Development of Semiconductor Materials

Dec 14, 1999, 00:00 ET from Galtech Semiconductor Materials Corp.

    PROVO, Utah, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Galtech Semiconductor Materials Corp.
 (OTC Bulletin Board:   GTSM) today announces that after finishing construction
 of its testing and production facility, it has now completed the calibration
 and testing of production equipment and the facility is now operational.
 While completion was delayed due to additional modifications to process
 instrumentation, Galtech will now begin production trials to improve its
 crystal growth process in their new facility.
     Galtech is an innovative research and development company with its
 beginnings in the development and manufacture of high quality, specialty,
 compound semiconductor materials.  Galtech was reorganized in 1998 to
 manufacture compound semiconductor materials and is based in cadmium telluride
 (CdTe) process and product development.  Crystalline material made from this
 compound is capable of converting solar or other sources of radiant energy to
 electrical current.  Such materials are widely used in solar-cell arrays,
 lasers, infared detectors and other devices.
     This press release includes forward-looking statements that involve risks
 and uncertainties.  It is not a solicitation to purchase or sell securities of
 Galtech Semiconductor Materials Corporation.  Readers should consult with
 their own independent tax, business or financial advisors with respect to any
 investment on this company.  For investor relations please contact William R.
 Tunnell at (623)825-2550, or consult our web site at

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