FEI Company Sponsors Semiconductor International's 2006 Semiconductor Industry Forecast Webcast

Dec 14, 2005, 00:00 ET from FEI Company

    HILLSBORO, Ore., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FEI is sponsoring
 Semiconductor International's first ever Semiconductor Industry Forecast
 webcast.  The event, focusing on 2006 trends and insights from industry
 experts and analysts, will take place over the web on Thursday, December 15 at
 2:00 pm EST / 11:00 am PST. Featured panelists will include, Pete Singer,
 editor-in-chief of Semiconductor International, Doug Andrey of SIA, Jim
 Feldhan of Semico, Carl Johnson of Infrastructure, Rosa Luis of Advanced
 Forecasting, and Richard Gordon of Gartner Dataquest, among others.
     Participation in the webcast is free. Interested participants can obtain
 more information and register for the webcast by going to www.fei.com and
 clicking on the link listed under "Events" on the homepage.
     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 and provide
 innovative solutions for customers working in NanoResearch, NanoElectronics
 and NanoBiology.  The company's products for NanoElectronics address a robust
 set of both fab- and lab-based applications including 3D metrology and defect
 analysis, mask repair and circuit edit.  With R&D centers in North America and
 Europe, and sales and service operations in more than 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 this
 century into reality.  More information can be found on the FEI website at:
 http://www.feicompany.com .