Micronic Receives Order for a LRS11000 System for TFT Photomask Production

TABY, Sweden, June 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Micronic Laser Systems AB (Stockholmsborsen:MICR), a leading manufacturer of laser pattern generation equipment to display and semiconductor industries, today announced that it has received an order from an Asian customer for a LRS11000 TFT3 system. The system will be delivered during the fourth quarter of this year.

The LRS11000 TFT3 a high-throughput laser pattern generator for producing the most advanced TFT-LCD photomasks. With multiple exposure beams, HyperChannel data path, AutoCalibration and a host of other technologies, the Micronic LRS11000 is optimized for outstanding precision and cost-effective photomask production.

"This order further cultivates a long standing relationship with one of our oldest customers and proves the importance of long term cooperation," said Sven Lofquist, President and CEO of 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

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