Nova Measuring Instruments 2004 First Quarter Results Release

Conference Call Scheduled for May 13th, 2004

May 06, 2004, 01:00 ET from Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd.

    REHOVOTH, Israel, May 6 /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 first quarter
 2004 results on Thursday, May 13th, 2004, during pre-market hours.
     The Company will host a conference call on the same day, May 13th, 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 first
 quarter 2004 results.
     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 1-866-276-1004
                             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 May 16th, 2004,
 through June 16th, 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.      Gelbart Kahana Investor Relations
      Tel: 972-8-938-7505                  Tel: +1-866-704-6710
      E-mail:              E-mail:      

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