Micronic receives repeat order for an MP80+ system

Micronic receives repeat order for an MP80+ system Täby, Sweden, December 20, 2000 - Micronic Laser Systems AB (OM Stockholm Exchange: MICR), a company at the forefront of semiconductor and display laser pattern generators for the production of photomasks to the worldwide electronic industry, is pleased to announce a repeat order from a leading US high-tech company for an MP80+ laser pattern generator. The system will be used for photomask production for electronic packaging applications. Delivery will take place during the second half of 2001. "This order proves our close co-operation with the customer and shows the competitiveness of the MP80+ system within the market segment of electronic packaging", says Bert Jeppsson, President and CEO of Micronic Laser Systems AB. About Micronic Laser Systems Micronic Laser Systems 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 has subsidiaries in the United States, Japan and Taiwan. Micronic is projecting to almost triple its net sales from MSEK 213 in 1999 to exceed MSEK 600 for year 2000. Micronic also announced a projected strong improvement of the operating margin for the full year. Micronic has around 260 employess worldwide. Micronic maintains a web-site at: www.micronic.se ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/12/20/20001220BIT01110/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/12/20/20001220BIT01110/bit0002.pdf