HUTCHINSON, Minn., April 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Hutchinson Technology Incorporated (Nasdaq:HTCH) today announced it will report fiscal second quarter 2008 financial results on Tuesday, April 29, 2008, after the close of the market. A subsequent conference call for the investment community will take place at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (4:00 p.m. Central Time).

The call will be accessible live and on an archived basis on Hutchinson Technology's web site at www.htch.com/investors. The webcast is also being distributed by Thomson StreetEvents to both institutional and individual investors at www.earnings.com.

About Hutchinson Technology

Hutchinson Technology is a global technology leader committed to creating value by developing solutions to critical customer problems. The company's Disk Drive Components Division is the leading worldwide supplier of suspension assemblies for disk drives. The company's BioMeasurement Division is focused on bringing new technologies and products to the market that provide information clinicians can use to improve the quality of health care.

Hutchinson Technology Inc.
INVESTOR CONTACT:
Chuck Ives, Investor Relations Manager
  320-587-1605
MEDIA CONTACT:
Connie Pautz, Corporate Communications Director
  320-587-1823