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Mark Namaroff Director, Investor Relations
Stephen Schwartz CEO
Lindon Robertson EVP and CFO
Craig Ellis B.Riley, FBR
Patrick Ho Stifel
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Operator

Greetings, and welcome to the Brooks Automation Q2 2019 Financial Results Conference Call.

During the presentation, all participants will be in a listen-only mode. Afterwards, we'll conduct a question-and-answer session. [Operator Instructions] This conference is being recorded, Monday, April 29, 2019. And now I'd like to turn over to Mark Namaroff, Director of Investor Relations. ahead. go Please

Mark Namaroff

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Stephen Schwartz

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Operator

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Craig Ellis

want start question $X Thanks Lindon, Steve, tough environment. in for reported quite about strong in CapEx semi congratulations a in million. to than they on by expected lower clarifying by operating had a the quarter, bit expenses the off I came just and execution

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Lindon Robertson

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Craig Ellis

All right, that's helpful.

of there. the items. for parts dynamics of more Turning forward-looking to the the thanks and Steve, some different color the business on

outperforming semi of especially our clearly industry on in a in expectation. vacuum You're the versus and robotics side number various

just see that and opportunity such the in you here second about across outperform the talk set you happening quarter? difficult a can what's calendar So what's environment in you helping

Stephen Schwartz

thanks. Sure, Craig,

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Craig Ellis

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Stephen Schwartz

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Craig Ellis

Okay.

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Stephen Schwartz

in we're wish confidential, going good process cooperation and we when a We're and now. were fully I engaged say Craig, to tell this again, some at you there's all to I give been but confident both forward, -- ability more the wait mode of it's we is we waiting could a lot move It's in could but our are Yes, about time. color. parties that can

Lindon Robertson

entire well of and engaged teams on your as sale. comment We the business transition have of I'll balance still question. Craig, our the the And, support fully to the

mode question of at of exactly the -- we're look of in right. your and the a plans ago, just of we is the implication business. the Once that some having structure completed, same sale then you're the for And leaning is highlighted already really the out growth that making framework doing So time, making business. to the I as and and right a moment at investments support

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Craig Ellis

Thanks, guys. it. Got

Lindon Robertson

Craig. Thanks,

Operator

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Patrick Ho

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first. could color that give you on a little So if

Stephen Schwartz

Patrick. Sure,

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Patrick Ho

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Stephen Schwartz

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Patrick Ho

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Patrick Ho

you Great. much. Thank very

Lindon Robertson

Patrick. Thanks,

Stephen Schwartz

Thanks, Patrick.

Operator

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Lindon Robertson

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Operator

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