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DALSA Named One of Canada’s Fastest Growing Technology Companies in 2005 Deloitte Canadian Technology Fast 50 Program

Posted 9/30/2005

DALSA (TSX: DSA) is pleased to have been been named to Deloitte's prestigious Canadian Technology Fast 50, the annual program that recognizes excellence, innovation and the fastest growing tech companies in Canada. Rankings are based on percentage of growth in fiscal year revenues over five years, from 2000–2004. DALSA's revenue increased 216% during that period.

In addition to being included in the Canadian Technology Fast 50, DALSA also received the GrowthWorks Leadership award in the Hardware/semiconductor sector for the second year in a row for its consistent and outstanding business performance and profitability.

"I am very pleased that DALSA has been included in the Fast 50 and has once again won the GrowthWorks Leadership award," said Savvas Chamberlain, CEO of DALSA Corporation. "I share these distinctions with all DALSA employees who work hard everyday to create more and ever better technology. I believe strongly that leadership in technology is what enables Canadian companies to be successful and to compete in emerging world markets."

"Sustaining high revenue growth over five years is an exceptional accomplishment. We commend DALSA for making the commitment to technology and delivering on the promise of market longevity," said Garry Foster, National Director, Technology, Media & Telecommunications, Deloitte. "We are proud to honour DALSA as a Deloitte Technology Fast 50 winner and as a recipient of the Growthworks Leadership Award."

Winners of the 15 regional Technology Fast 50 programs in the United States and Canada are automatically entered in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 program, which ranks North America's top 500 fastest growing technology companies. For more information on the Fast 50 or Fast 500 programs visit www.fast50.ca or www.fast500.com.

About DALSA Corporation
DALSA is an international high performance semiconductor and electronics company that designs, develops, manufactures, and markets digital imaging products and solutions, in addition to providing semiconductor products and services. DALSA's core competencies are in specialized integrated circuit and electronics technology, software, and highly engineered semiconductor wafer processing. Products and services include image sensor components; electronic digital cameras; vision processors; image processing software; and semiconductor wafer foundry services for use in MEMS, high-voltage semiconductors, image sensors and mixed-signal CMOS chips. DALSA is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "DSA". The Company has its corporate offices in Waterloo, ON and over 1000 employees world-wide.

For more information, please contact:

Patrick Myles
Director, Corporate Communications
DALSA Corporation
Tel: (519) 886-6001 Ext. 2177
Fax: (519) 886-3972
E-mail: Investor@dalsa.com
Internet: www.dalsa.com

About Deloitte
Deloitte, one of Canada's leading professional services firms, provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services through more than 6,100 people in 47 offices. Deloitte operates in Québec as Samson Bélair/Deloitte & Touche s.e.n.c.r.l. The firm is dedicated to helping its clients and its people excel. Deloitte is the Canadian member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, a Swiss Verein, its member firms, and their respective subsidiaries and affiliates. As a Swiss Verein (association), neither Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu nor any of its member firms has any liability for each other's acts or omissions. Each of the member firms is a separate and independent legal entity operating under the names "Deloitte," "Deloitte & Touche," "Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu," or other related names. Services are provided by the member firms or their subsidiaries or affiliates and not by the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Verein.

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