Micronic Receives Repeat Order for Pattern Generator for Advanced Packaging/Display Applications

Micronic Receives Repeat Order for Pattern Generator for Advanced Packaging/Display Applications Täby, Sweden, December 28, 2001 -- Micronic Laser Systems AB (Stockholmsbörsen's Attract 40: MICR), a leading manufacturer of laser pattern generation equipment to the semicondcutor and display industries, has received a repeat order for a multi purpose pattern generator, MP80+, for use in advanced packaging and certain display applications from a Japanese customer. Delivery will take place during the third quarter of 2002. "Companies producing photomasks for advanced packaging and various display applications are increasingly turning to high-end laser writing tools for the resolution needs," said Sven Löfquist, Micronic president and CEO. "This repeat order provides further proof of the Micronic concept for this market segment." 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 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 325 employees. Micronic maintains a web site at: http://www.micronic.se ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2001/12/28/20011228BIT00280/bit0003.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2001/12/28/20011228BIT00280/bit0003.pdf