Newport Corporation to Present at B. Riley & Co. 13th Annual Investor Conference May 23

May 21, 2012, 11:00 ET from Newport Corporation

IRVINE, Calif., May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Newport Corporation (NASDAQ: NEWP) today announced that it is scheduled to present at the B. Riley & Co. 13th Annual Investor Conference this Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at 11:00 am Pacific time (2:00 pm Eastern time) at the conference site in Santa Monica, California.

The 30-minute presentation by President and Chief Executive Officer Robert Phillippy can be heard through a live audio webcast, including presentation slides, at and  The webcast will be archived at both web addresses for 90 days following the live presentation.

Conference attendees will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with Mr. Phillippy.  Interested investors should contact the conference organizers at B. Riley & Co. or Newport Investor Relations at 949-863-3144 or

About Newport Corporation  Newport Corporation is a leading global supplier of advanced-technology products and systems to customers in the scientific research, aerospace and defense/security, microelectronics, life and health sciences and precision industrial manufacturing markets.  Newport's innovative solutions leverage its expertise in photonics technologies, including lasers, photonics instrumentation, sub-micron positioning systems, vibration isolation, optical components and subsystems, precision automation and three-dimensional non-contact measurement equipment, to enhance the capabilities and productivity of its customers' manufacturing, engineering and research applications.  Newport is part of the Standard & Poor's SmallCap 600 Index and the Russell 2000 Index.

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