SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
MUHICH ALLEN L.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
13900 NW SCIENCE PARK DR.

(Street)
PORTLAND OR 97229

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
12/05/2017
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
ELECTRO SCIENTIFIC INDUSTRIES INC [ ESIO ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chief Financial Officer
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
No securities are beneficially owned.
By: Aric McKinnis, Attorney-in-Fact For: Allen L. Muhich 12/06/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.
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POWER OF ATTORNEY (Section 16(a) Reporting)

KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, that the undersigned, an officer, 
directorand/or shareholder of Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. 
(the "Company"),  does hereby constitute and appoint Dallas Thornton 
and Aric B. McKinnis, and any one of them, his true and lawful
attorney and agent to execute in his name any and all reports 
required to be filed under Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange 
Act of 1934 with respect to equity securities of the Company; and to 
file the same with the Securities and Exchange Commission and any 
applicable stock exchange; and the undersigned does hereby ratify 
and confirm all that said attorneys and agents, or any of them, 
shall do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.

This Power of Attorney revokes all prior Powers of Attorney relating
to reporting underSection 16(a) with respect to equity securities 
of the Company and shall remain in effect until revoked by a subsequently 
filed instrument.


Date:  December 5, 2017			/s/ Allen L. Muhich 
								Allen L. Muhich