Nova Measuring Instruments 2003 Fourth Quarter Results Release

Conference Call Scheduled for February 19th, 2004

Feb 12, 2004, 00:00 ET from Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd.

    REHOVOTH, Israel, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nova Measuring
 Instruments Ltd. (Nasdaq:   NVMI), a worldwide leader in the development, design
 and production of integrated process control systems in the semiconductor
 manufacturing industry, announced that it expects to release its fourth
 quarter and annual 2003 results on Thursday, February 19th, 2004, during
 pre-market hours.
     The Company will host a conference call on the same day, February 19th,
 2004, at 10:00 EDT. On the call, Dr. Giora Dishon, President & CEO, and Mr.
 Chai Toren, CFO and Vice President Finance, will review and discuss the fourth
 quarter and annual 2003 results and be available to answer questions.
     To participate, please call one of the following teleconferencing numbers.
 Please begin by placing your calls 5 minutes before the conference call
 commences. If you are unable to connect using the toll-free numbers, please
 try the international dial-in number.
             U.S Dial-in Numbers:  1-866-500-4953 or 1-866-500-4964
                             Canada: 1-888-604-5839
                      U.K Dial-in Number:  0-800-917-4256
                      FRANCE Dial-in Number:  0-800-914819
                   SWITZERLAND Dial-in Number:  0-800-837191
                       ISRAEL Dial-in Number:  03-9255910
                 INTERNATIONAL Dial-in Number:  +972-3-9255910
                            10:00 a.m. Eastern Time
                             9:00 a.m. Central Time
                             7:00 a.m. Pacific Time
                                 3:00 p.m. GMT
                             5:00 p.m. Israeli Time
     The conference call presentation will be available on our website, during the conference call. For those unable to participate in
 the conference call, there will be a replay available from February 22nd,
 2004, through March 22nd, 2004, on Nova's website,
     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:                      Investor relations Contacts:
      Chai Toren, CFO and Vice President    Ehud Helft / Kenny Green
      Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd.       Gal IR International
      Tel: 972-8-938-7505                   Tel: +1-866-704-6710
      E-mail:               E-mail:               

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