Nova Measuring Instruments 2003 First Quarter Results Release Scheduled For May 19th, 2003

Conference Call Scheduled for May 19th, 2003

May 12, 2003, 01:00 ET from Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd.

    REHOVOTH, Israel, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
 Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (Nasdaq:   NVMI), announced that it will release
 its Q1/2003 results on Monday, May 19th 2003, at 10.00 a.m. EDT .
     The Company will host a conference call on the same day, May 19th 2003, at
 10.00 a.m. EDT.  On the call, Dr. Giora Dishon, President & CEO, and Mr. Chai
 Toren, CFO and Vice President Finance, will review and discuss the 2003 first
 quarter results and be available to answer questions.
     To participate, please call one of the following teleconferencing numbers.
 Please begin placing your calls 5 minutes before the hour:
             U.S Dial-in Numbers:  1-888-269-0005 or 1-866-500-4953
                      U.K Dial-in Number:  0-800-169-8104
                      FRANCE Dial-in Number:  0-800-914819
                   SWITZERLAND Dial-in Number:  0-800-837191
                  INTERNATIONAL Dial-in Number:  972-3-9255910
                       ISRAEL Dial-in Number:  03-9255910
                        10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time
                        9:00 a.m. Central Daylight Time
                        8:00 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time
                        7:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time
                              5:00 p.m.  (Israel)
     For those unable to participate in the conference call, there will be a
 replay available from May 22nd, 2003, through June 22nd, 2003, on Nova's
     About Nova
     Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. develops, designs and produces integrated
 process control systems for the semiconductor manufacturing industry.  Nova
 provides a broad range of integrated process control solutions that link
 between different semiconductor processes and process equipment.  The
 Company's web site is
      Company Contact:
      Chai Toren, CFO and Vice President Finance
      Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd.
      Tel: 972-8-938-7505
      Investor relations Contacts:
      Ehud Helft / Kenny Green
      Gal IR International
      Tel: +1-866-704-6710

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