Micronic has Received an Order for a MP80+C Laser Pattern Generator

TABY, Sweden, July 1, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Micronic Laser Systems AB (Other OTC:MICLF) (Stockholm:MICR), a leading manufacturer of laser pattern generation equipment to the semiconductor and display industries, has received an order for a MP80+C laser pattern generator to Japan. The system is scheduled to be delivered during this year.

The MP80+C is a laser pattern generator designed for a wide variety of applications. The system, which is recognized as an industry standard, offers high resolution and throughput, as well as the flexibility to use several different substrates and processes.

"Our customers appreciate the quality as well as the flexibility of the MP80 product series," said Ulf Sundstrom, Sr. VP, Customer Operation of Micronic Laser Systems, and continues "the customers within this product segment are often smaller companies and service support is of vital importance for their success. This order is an additional confirmation that our support organization meets their high demands".

 Company contact:           Agency contact:
 Sven Lofquist              Dylan McGrath
 President & CEO            The Loomis Group, Inc.
 Tel: +46 8 638 52 00       Tel: +1 415 882 9494
 sven.lofquist@micronic.se  dylan@loomisgroup.com

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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