FEI Company Sets Date for Fourth Quarter Financial Release and Conference Call

Jan 10, 2005, 00:00 ET from FEI Company

    HILLSBORO, Ore., Jan. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FEI Company
 (Nasdaq:   FEIC) will release its financial results for the fourth quarter of
 2004 after the financial markets close on Wednesday, February 2, 2005.  The
 fourth quarter ended on December 31, 2004.
     A conference call and simultaneous webcast to discuss the results will be
 held on Wednesday, February 2 at 2:00 p.m. PST (5:00 p.m. EST).  Access to the
 call will be available at 800-218-4007 (U.S., toll-free) or 303-262-2130
 (international), with the conference title:  FEI Q4 Earnings Call.  A
 telephone replay of the call will be available at 800-405-2236 (U.S.) or
 303-590-3000 (international) with the passcode:  11020807.  Both live and
 recorded audio webcasts of the call will be available at the investor
 relations section of the company's web site at www.feicompany.com.
     About FEI:
     FEI's Tools for Nanotech(TM), featuring focused ion- and electron-beam
 technologies, deliver 3D characterization, analysis and modification
 capabilities with resolution down to the sub-Angstrom level. With R&D centers
 in North America and Europe and sales and service operations in more the
 40 countries around the world, FEI is bringing the nanoscale within the grasp
 of leading researchers and manufacturers and helping to turn some of the
 biggest ideas of the this century into reality. More information can be found
 on the FEI website at: http://www.feicompany.com .