Interim report for six months ended June 30, 2003

Interim report for six months ended June 30, 2003 * Sales for the quarter at fixed exchange rates were mainly unchanged compared with the preceding year. * Continued sales success in Germany. * Operating margin for the quarter was 16.6 percent (17.5). * Unchanged demand expected for remainder of year. For additional information, contact Lars Renström, President and CEO (Tel: +46 223-401 10), Tomas Eliasson, CFO (Tel: +46 223-401 20) or Stefan Sjödahl, Investor Relations (Tel: +46 223-401 32), or e-mail to investor.relations@secotools.com Previously published financial information is available under "Investor Relations" at the Seco Tools' website (www.secotools.com). Seco Tools AB's corporate registration number is 556071-1060 and the address is Seco Tools AB, SE-737 82 Fagersta, Sweden. The telephone number for the Group's head office is +46 223-400 00. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/08/05/20030805BIT00040/wkr0001.doc The full report http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/08/05/20030805BIT00040/wkr0002.pdf The full report

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