Newport Corporation to Present at 19th Annual Robertson Stephens Technology Conference

Irvine, California, UNITED STATES


IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Newport Corporation (Nasdaq:NEWP) today announced that Robert G. Deuster, president and chief executive officer, and Charles F. Cargile, vice president and chief financial officer, will make a presentation to the investment community on Thursday, February 28, 2002, at 2:00 p.m. Pacific time at Robertson Stephens' 19th Annual Technology Conference at The Palace Hotel in San Francisco.

During the conference, Deuster and Cargile will review the company's operations, financial performance and discuss its position as a leading provider of high-precision components, instruments and integrated systems to the fiber optic communications, semiconductor equipment, aerospace, research and industrial metrology markets.

Interested investors can access Newport's presentation on the company's Web site that day at www.newport.com/investors.

About Newport Corporation

Newport Corporation is a global leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of high-precision components, instruments and integrated systems to the fiber optic communications, semiconductor equipment, aerospace, research and industrial metrology markets. The Company's innovative products are designed to enhance productivity and capabilities in test and measurement and automated assembly for precision manufacturing, engineering and research applications. Customers include Fortune 500 corporations, technology companies and research laboratories in commercial, academic and government sectors worldwide. Newport is part of the Standard & Poor's Midcap 400 Index and the Russell 2000 SmallCap Index.



        

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