DALSA Corporation (TSX:DSA), an international high performance semiconductor and electronics company, today announced it has received contracts valued at CDN $1.7 million to provide electronic cameras and related components to a leading supplier to the flat panel display industry. The orders are expected to be delivered to the customer throughout 2005.
The electronic cameras and components will inspect materials used in the manufacture of flat panel displays, allowing the manufacturer to maintain better quality control, improve yield and lower costs. The contracts are a result of a successful custom development project and subsequent production orders recently completed by DALSA for the customer.
"I am pleased that our leadership in technology continues to win customers such as this," commented Savvas Chamberlain, CEO of DALSA Corporation, "These and other contracts demonstrate the value many customers place in our ability to combine custom imaging solutions with follow-on production capabilities."
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.
This press release contains forward looking statements based on assumptions, uncertainties and management's best estimates of future events. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated. Investors are cautioned that such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward looking statements are detailed from time to time in DALSA's periodic reports filed with the Ontario Securities Commission and other regulatory authorities. DALSA has no intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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Customer will use DALSA cameras and components to inspect materials used in the manufacture of flat panel displays