Nova Measuring Instruments to Present at Needham Conference

Conference Scheduled for January 7, 2004

Dec 29, 2003, 00:00 ET from Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd.

    REHOVOTH, Israel, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nova Measuring
 Instruments Ltd. (Nasdaq:   NVMI), a worldwide leader in the development,
 designs and production of integrated process control systems in the
 semiconductor manufacturing industry, announces that its President and CEO,
 Dr. Giora Dishon will be presenting at the Needham & Company Sixth Annual
 Growth Conference.
     The conference is taking place at The New York Palace Hotel, 455 Madison
 Avenue New York, New York, Dr. Dishon is presenting there on Wednesday,
 January 7, 2004 at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time.
     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
       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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