MIDDLEFIELD, Conn., Sept. 28 -- Zygo Corp. has received multiple orders from customers in the US, Europe, and Asia for its second-generation AutoMESA disk flatness and sorting metrology tool. The company estimates the value of the orders to approach $2 million. The AutoMESA device offers high throughput and nanometer accuracy in measuring the form factor of 95-mm, 84-mm, and 64-mm glass and aluminum disks. The system was designed to handle blanks to polished disks. This order represents the trend toward automated metrology solutions in the data storage industry, and shows the confidence our data storage customers are placing in Zygo as a leading automation and metrology supplier, said Craig Peterson, Zygo's business manager for automation products and solutions.