Syracuse, New York & Zurich, Switzerland - June 29, 2004 - INFICON (SWX Swiss Exchange and NASDAQ: IFCN), a leading manufacturer of vacuum instrumentation and process control software for the semiconductor and vacuum-coating industries and other industrial applications, will issue a press release announcing its second-quarter results at approximately 7:00 a.m. CET/1:00 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, July 21, 2004. A conference call has been scheduled for 04:00p.m./10:00 a.m. EDT that same day. To access the conference call, please dial +1.706.634.1033 at least 10 minutes prior to the call. A live webcast of the conference call will also be available in the Investor Relations section of the INFICON Website, http://www.inficon.com.
On the call, Lukas Winkler, president and chief executive officer, and Peter Maier, chief financial officer, will review the financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2004. In addition, management will be available for questions from the investment community.
A replay of the call will be available from 7:00 p.m. CET/1:00 p.m. EDT on July 21 through 5:59 a.m. July 29 CET/11:59 p.m. EDT on July 28. To access the replay, please dial +1.800.642.1687 (international callers dial +1.706.645.9291), conference ID number 8387209. An archived replay of the conference webcast also will be available on the INFICON Web site.
INFICON is a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative vacuum instrumentation, critical sensor technologies, and advanced process control software for the semiconductor and vacuum-coating industries and other industrial applications. These analysis, measurement and control products are vital to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and end-users in the complex manufacturing of semiconductors, flat panel displays, magnetic and optical storage media and precision optics. INFICON also provides essential instrumentation for gas leak detection and toxic chemical analysis to the air conditioning/refrigeration, emergency response and industrial hygiene markets. Headquartered in Syracuse, New York, INFICON has world-class manufacturing facilities in the United States and Europe and worldwide offices in the U.S., China, France, Germany, Japan, Korea, Liechtenstein, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom. For more information about INFICON and its products, please visit the Company's Web site at www.inficon.com.