FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., April 3, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq:KLIC) announces that the Company will release financial results for the second fiscal quarter ended March 29, 2008 on Thursday, April 24, 2008 at approximately 7:00 am (ET). Full text of the release and summary financial statements will be available on the K&S web site by logging on to http://www.kns.com/investors/news or by calling 215-784-6411 to request a faxed copy. A conference call and simultaneous audio web cast will follow at 9:00 am (ET).



 Event:             Second Fiscal Quarter 2008 Results Conference Call

                    C. Scott Kulicke, chairman and chief executive
                    officer, will host the call. Maurice Carson,
                    senior vice president and chief financial
                    officer, and Michael J. Sheaffer, director of
                    investor relations, will also be present.

 Date & Time:       Thursday, April 24, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time

 Attend by          Analysts and investors are invited to participate
 Telephone:         by calling toll free 877-407-8037 or
                    internationally 201-689-8037 approximately 15
                    minutes prior to the call start time. An operator
                    will connect you to the conference call.

 Listen on the      For listen-only mode of the live conference call,
 Internet:          log on to http://www.kns.com/investors/events

 Replay             A webcast replay will be available on the K&S web
 Information:       site at http://www.kns.com/investors/events

                    A digital replay will be available beginning
                    approximately one hour after the call through
                    June 30, 2008 by calling toll free 877-660-6853
                    or internationally 201-612-7415 and using the
                    following replay access codes: 5521 (account
                    number) and 281258 (conference number).

About Kulicke & Soffa

Kulicke & Soffa (Nasdaq:KLIC) is the world's leading supplier of semiconductor assembly equipment, materials, and technology. K&S provides wire bonders, capillaries, wire, die bonders, and die collets for all types of semiconductor packages using wire as the internal electrical interconnections. K&S is the only major supplier to the semiconductor assembly industry that provides customers with semiconductor assembly equipment along with the complementing packaging materials and process technology that enable our customers to achieve the highest possible yields and throughput. The ability to provide these assembly related products is unique to Kulicke & Soffa and allows us to develop system solutions to the new technology challenges inherent in assembling and packaging next-generation semiconductor devices. Kulicke & Soffa's web site address is http://www.kns.com.

Kulicke & Soffa
Michael Sheaffer
215-784-6411
Fax: 215-784-6167