Micronic Receives Repeat Order for a Laser Pattern Generator for STN-LCD Applications

TABY, Sweden, June 02, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Micronic Laser Systems AB (Other OTC:MICLF) (Stockholm:MICR), a leading manufacturer of laser pattern generation equipment to display and semiconductor industries, today announced that it has received a repeat order for an MP80+ laser pattern generator from a merchant photomask manufacturer in Asia. The customer will use the tool mainly target to STN-LCD applications. Delivery is scheduled for the third quarter of 2003.

"We are very pleased to receive this order, which confirms a stable market for packaging and STN-LCD applications," said Ulf Sundstrom, senior vice president, Customer Operations for Micronic Laser Systems AB.

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, Japan and Taiwan. Micronic maintains a web site at: http://www.micronic.se

 Company contact:           Agency contact:
 Ulf Sundstrom              Dylan McGrath
 Sr VP, Customer Operation  The Loomis Group, Inc.
 Tel: +46 8 638 52 00       Tel: +1 415 882 9494
 ulf.sundstrom@micronic.se  dylan@loomisgroup.com

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