Micronic Receives an Order for a Sigma7300 System for Production of Advanced Semiconductor Photomasks

TABY, Sweden, June 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Micronic Laser Systems AB (Other OTC:MICLF) (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 advanced Asian mask shop for a Sigma7300 system. The system is expected to be delivered this year.

The Sigma7300 combines the resolution of the electron beam technology with the productivity of the laser technology in an elegant and unsurpassed way. Sigma7300 is based on Micronic's exclusive SLM-technology (Spatial Light Modulator) and is aimed for the most advanced applications for semiconductor photomasks.

"I am very pleased to present this order as an additional confirmation that our investments in the SLM-technology are correct. This order shows that the leaders in the semiconductor industry now choose our advanced Sigma products for their most demanding future applications," 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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