Nanometrics Conflict Minerals Report

This Conflict Minerals Report (the “Report”) of Nanometrics Incorporated (the “Company”) has been prepared pursuant to Rule 13p-1 and Form SD (the “Rule”) promulgated under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 for the reporting period January 1, 2018, to December 31, 2018 (the “Reporting Period”).


The Rule requires disclosure of certain information when a company manufactures or contracts to manufacture products and certain minerals specified in the Rule are necessary to the functionality or production of those products....View Complete Contract Minerals Report

Nanometrics' Supplier Conduct Principles

Nanometrics recognizes a responsibility to hold ourselves, and our suppliers to high standards of behavior. This means complying with all applicable laws and regulations. We make a strong effort to work with suppliers to encourage sound practices and develop sound global markets. We strive to maintain an effective channel of communications with suppliers to set expectations. These principles, more fully described in our Nanometrics’ Supply Conduct Principles, establish for our suppliers the minimum standards we expect from our suppliers as a condition of doing business with Nanometrics.....View Nanometrics' Supplier Conduct Principles

Nanometrics Environmental Health and Safety Policy

Nanometrics, Inc., is dedicated to providing a safe and healthful, accessible and sustainable environment for its employees, customers, and visitors. Environmental Health and Safety collaborates with employees to provide consultation and training on occupational health and safety standards and the management of hazardous materials. Periodic inspections are conducted to ascertain compliance with environmental health and safety standards. All members of management and employees will ascertain that safe and healthful work practices and conditions are provided and followed within the areas under their control.


EH&S Point of View

  • Safety is an inseparable part of our values
  • Every incident is preventable
  • Our day-to-day choices reflect our values and our desire to achieve safety excellence
  • We actively care for one another, we are accountable for our actions, and we challenge unsafe actions and conditions.


Continual Improvement–

We continually improve our environmental, health and safety processes and work collaboratively with suppliers and customers to deliver solutions that meet both business and EHS objectives.


Environment and Our Commitment–

We believe that active and responsible citizenship can make a successful company even stronger. We are committed to sustainable development through environmental protection, social responsibility, and economic progress. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of our society today and to minimizing the impact of our actions on future generations and on the environment.


In the design, development, manufacture, and delivery of our products, it is our policy to:

  • Reduce waste, reuse materials, and recycle whenever possible in both our office and manufacturing operations
  • Conserve energy through the use of efficient business processes
  • Encourage our employees to be responsible, green citizens
  • Proactively collaborate with environmental leaders and our community at large to develop new and innovative environmental initiatives


Employee Safety, Health and Our Commitment–

Management provides the leadership, vision, and resources needed to implement an effective health and safety program. Management leadership means that business owners, managers, and supervisors:

  • Make employees’ safety and health a core organizational value.
  • Are fully committed to eliminating hazards, protecting employees, and continuously improving workplace safety and health.
  • Provide sufficient resources to implement and sustain the safety and health program.
  • Visibly demonstrate and communicate their safety and health commitment to employees and others.
  • Set an example through their own actions.