SOURCE: Varian Semiconductor

July 18, 2005 14:45 ET

Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates Announces Revised Timing of Third Quarter Conference Call and Live Public Webcast

GLOUCESTER, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 18, 2005 -- Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSEA), today announced that the company plans to report its fiscal 2005 third quarter results after the market closes on Thursday, July 28, 2005.

A conference call to review the quarter's results and outlook for the fourth fiscal quarter is scheduled to follow at 5:30 p.m. eastern time that day.

A live webcast of the conference call will be publicly available on Varian Semiconductor's website at www.vsea.com. In addition to the live webcast, replays will be available to the public on Varian Semiconductor's website for two weeks.

About Varian Semiconductor

Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc. is a leading producer of ion implantation equipment used in the manufacture of semiconductors. The company is headquartered in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and operates worldwide. Varian Semiconductor maintains a web site at www.vsea.com. The information contained in the company's web site is not incorporated by reference into this release, and the web site address is included in this release as an inactive textual reference only.

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