Micronic Receives Order for an Omega6600 Laser Pattern Generator Including an Option for a Sigma7000

Micronic Receives Order for an Omega6600 Laser Pattern Generator Including an Option for a Sigma7000 Taby, Sweden, 27 September, 2002 -- Micronic Laser Systems AB (Stockholmsborsen's Attract 40: MICR), a company at the forefront in semiconductor and display laser pattern generators for the production of photomasks to the worldwide electronics industry, today announced the order of an Omega6600 laser pattern generator to a customer in Asia. The order includes an option for a Sigma7000 series laser pattern generator. Shipment of the Omega6600 is scheduled for the fourth quarter 2002. "This order demonstrates that Omega6600 is accepted by the industry as a high productivity tool for manufacturing of advanced photomasks and that Micronic is maintaining its strong position despite the weak market condition," said Sven Lofquist, Micronic Laser Systems' president and CEO. "We are also very pleased to see that the demonstrated performance of Micronic's Sigma technology means that our customers now plan to use our DUV laser technology for state-of-the-art photomask production." Omega6600 is the high-end tool in a product family built on a flexible platform for the production of photomasks down to the 130 nm node. The Sigma7000 product line expands on the Omega6000 with a new spatial light modulator (SLM) writing principle optimized for future state-of-the-art resolution at high print speed. The performance is applicable to the 130- 70 nm design nodes of semiconductor components. Company contact: Agency contact: Sven Lofquist 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 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 Taby, north of Stockholm and at present has subsidiaries in the United States and Japan and a service office in Taiwan. The company has 339 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/2002/09/27/20020927BIT00190/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/09/27/20020927BIT00190/wkr0002.pdf

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Mycronic AB is a Swedish high-tech company engaged in the development, manufacture and marketing of production equipment with high precision and flexibility requirements for the electronics industry. Mycronic headquarters are located in Täby, north of Stockholm and the Group has subsidiaries in China, France, Germany, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, the Netherlands, United Kingdom and the United States. Mycronic AB (publ) is listed on NASDAQ Stockholm, Mid Cap: MYCR

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