SOURCE: Kulicke & Soffa

March 29, 2005 15:03 ET

Kulicke & Soffa Announces Date for Second Fiscal Quarter 2005 Results and Conference Call

WILLOW GROVE, PA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 29, 2005 -- Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: KLIC) announces that the Company will release financial results for its fiscal quarter ending March 31, 2005 on Thursday, April 28, 2005 at approximately 7:00 am (ET). Full text of the release and summary financial statements will be available on the K&S web site by logging on to http://www.kns.com/investors/news or by calling 215-784-6750 to request a faxed copy. A conference call and simultaneous audio web cast will follow at 9:00 am (ET).

Event:         Second Fiscal Quarter 2005 Results and Conference
               Call.  C. Scott Kulicke, chairman and chief executive
               officer will host the call.  Maurice Carson, vice
               president and chief financial officer, and Michael J.
               Sheaffer, director of investor relations will also be
               present.
               
Date & Time:   Thursday, April 28, 2005 at 9:00 am ET
               
Attend by      Analysts and investors are invited to participate by
Telephone:     calling toll free 877-407-8037 or internationally 201-
               689-8037 approximately 15 minutes prior to the call
               start time and an operator will connect you to the
               conference call.
               
Listen on the  For listen-only mode of the live conference call, log
Internet:      on to http://www.kns.com/investors/events
               
Replay         A web cast replay will be available at approximately
Information:   11:00 am ET on the K&S web site and archived through
               May 26, 2005 at http://www.kns.com/investors/events.
               
               An audio replay will also be available at
               approximately 11:00 am ET until May 26, 2005 by
               calling toll free 877-660-6853 or internationally 201-
               612-7415 and using the following access codes 5521
               (for replay account number) and 145078 (for replay
               conference number).
About K&S

Kulicke & Soffa (NASDAQ: KLIC) is the world's leading supplier of semiconductor wire bonding assembly equipment. K&S is the only major supplier to the semiconductor assembly industry that provides customers with semiconductor wire bonding equipment along with the complementing packaging materials and test interconnect products that actually contact the surface of the customer's semiconductor devices. The ability to control all of these assembly related products is unique to Kulicke & Soffa, and allows us to develop system solutions to the new technology challenges inherent in assembling and packaging next-generation semiconductor devices. Test interconnect products include a variety of wafer probe cards, ATE interface assemblies, and ATE boards for wafer testing, as well as test sockets for all types of packaged semiconductor devices. Kulicke & Soffa's web site address is http://www.kns.com.

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