Micronic receives order for MP80+

Micronic receives order for MP80+ Täby, Sweden, July 30, 2001 -- Micronic Laser Systems AB (Stockholmsbörsen's Attract 40: MICR), a leading supplier of laser pattern generators for the production of semicondcutor and display photomasks, today announced an order for a MP80+ laser pattern generator to a major Japanese supplier of electronic packaging products. The system will be used for high-end chrome photomasks. Delivery will take place during the later part of 2001. "This order strengthens our position as a leading supplier of laser pattern generators for the advanced packaging market, and demonstrates our ability to continue booking orders during the current market conditions," said Sven Löfquist, president and CEO of Micronic Laser Systems AB. About Micronic Laser Systems AB Micronic Laser Systems AB is a Swedish high-tech company engaged in the development, manufacture and marketing of a series of extremely accurate laser pattern generators for the production of photomasks. The technology involved is known as microlithography. Micronic's systems are used by the world's leading electronics companies in the manufacture of television and computer displays, semiconductor circuits and semiconductor packaging components. Micronic is located in Täby, north of Stockholm and at present has subsidiaries in the United States and Japan and a service office in Taiwan. Micronic's net sales for 2000 amounted to MSEK 704 (MSEK 213 in 1999) and the company has 330 employees. Micronic maintains a web site at: http://www.micronic.se Company contact: Agency contact: Sven Löfquist Dylan McGrath President & CEO The Loomis Group, Inc. Tel: +46 8 638 52 00 Tel: +1 415 882 9494 sven.lofquist@micronic.se dylan@loomisgroup.com ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2001/07/30/20010730BIT00280/bit0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2001/07/30/20010730BIT00280/bit0001.pdf