Mycronic Launches a Cost-efficient Mask Writer for the Mature Photomask Market

Mycronic Launches a Cost-efficient Mask Writer for the Mature Photomask Market

PR Newswire

STOCKHOLM, April 16, 2019

STOCKHOLM, April 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Mycronic AB (publ) launches the new mask writer, Prexision Lite 8, for the low to mid-end display photomask market.

Mycronic offers mask writers for the manufacturing of photomasks within different fields of application. These areas are display manufacturing (for TV, smart phones and tablets among other things) and applications within the multi-purpose market, a broad segment comprising many different application areas.

The Prexision Lite 8 mask writer is built on a new platform and designed to meet the requirements for cost-efficient production of photomasks for main stream displays up to G8 mask size. Despite the clear trend towards more advanced photomasks for displays, the market for less complex photomasks will remain a significant and important segment.

Prexision Lite 8 is a complement to the more advanced Prexision 8, and broadens the range of available mask writer configurations to meet different customer needs. The Prexision Lite 8 is an attractive option for customers with a need to modernize their production in a cost efficient way with limited need for additional high-end capability. The Prexision Lite 8 has improved quality performance and increased writing speed by 35 percent compared to the corresponding product in the discontinued LRS series.

The Prexision Lite 8 is available in Mycronic´s replacement program but is also available without trade-in. The price level for a tool without trade-in is between USD 10-16 million depending on configuration.

"With Prexision Lite 8, we broaden our offering and can now provide a wider range of configurations to support our customers' different business strategies. The Prexision Lite 8 adds an attractive, modern production solution for market segments with low to mid-end requirements" says Charlott Samuelsson, Sr VP Pattern Generators.

For further information, please contact:

Charlott Samuelsson
Sr VP Business Area Pattern Generators
Tel: +46-709-844-282
charlott.samuelsson@mycronic.com

Sven Chetkovich
Acting Director IR & Corporate Communications
Tel: +46-70-558-39-19
sven.chetkovich@mycronic.com

The information in this press release was published on April 16, 2019, at 08:30 a.m. CET.

About Mycronic
Mycronic AB is a Swedish high-tech company engaged in the development, manufacture and marketing of production equipment with high precision and flexibility requirements for the electronics industry. Mycronic headquarters are located in Täby, north of Stockholm and the Group has subsidiaries in China, France, Germany, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, the Netherlands, United Kingdom and the United States. Mycronic AB (publ) is listed on NASDAQ Stockholm. www.mycronic.com

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