Süss MicroTec AG: Preliminary Figures for 2006

Süss MicroTec AG: Preliminary Figures for 2006

Süss MicroTec AG / Preliminary Results



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- Order entry increases to EUR 154 million 
  (2005: EUR 136 million; up 13%)
- Sales of EUR 156 million up 32% on 2005 (EUR 118 million)
- EBIT margin of between 10% and 11% of sales expected

Munich, January 29, 2007 – As expected, order entry, sales and earnings at
SUSS MicroTec AG all showed a significant increase in 2006.

The positive trend of the first three quarters continued in the fourth
quarter.

The market environment for SUSS MicroTec remained positive, so that an
order entry of nearly EUR 39 million was reported. This includes the
adjustment to the C4NP contract with IBM. The negotiations were concluded
as expected in 2006.

In the fourth quarter of last year sales reached EUR 42 million. Once again
this is particularly due to a significant increase in sales in the
Lithography segment.

Growth in fiscal year 2006 was generated above all in SUSS MicroTec’s core
Lithography segment and in the growth segment Substrate Bonder. The
Lithography segment made a major contribution to the Company’s success in
2006. From a regional perspective Asia posted the fastest growth, not least
due to the considerable increase in business for products in the Advanced
Packaging market.

Regarding earnings, the company is expecting an EBIT margin (based on
sales) of between 10% and 11%. As expected the gross earnings margin was
lower in the fourth quarter than in previous quarters, due to a less
favourable product mix. The final figures for 2006 will be published on
March 30, 2007.

From the current perspective we expect sales for 2007 to be on the same
level as 2006. The EBIT margin should reach at least 10% of sales.

Additional information can be obtained from: 
SUSS MicroTec AG, Investor Relations, Barbara v. Frankenberg
Tel.: +49 (0) 89 / 320 07-314, Fax: +49 (0) 89/ 320 07-450
E-mail: barbara.frankenberg@suss.com






DGAP 29.01.2007 
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Language:     English
Issuer:       Süss MicroTec AG
              Schleissheimer Strasse 90
              85748 Garching b. München Deutschland
Phone:        +49 (0)89 32007-314
Fax:          +49 (0)89 32007-450
E-mail:       ir@suss.de
WWW:          www.suss.de
ISIN:         DE0007226706
WKN:          722670
Indices:      
Listed:       Geregelter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr
              in Berlin-Bremen, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, München, Stuttgart
 
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