EANS-Adhoc: 1st Quarter 2010: LPKF grows stronger than forecast

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Garbsen, 11 May 2010 - LPKF Laser & Electronics AG boosted its turnover in the first three months of the ongoing financial year to EUR 17.6 million - an increase of 74 % year-on-year. The quarterly EBIT of EUR 4.3 million and an EBIT margin of 24 % were also above the forecast.

This extraordinarily strong growth is attributable to the very good development in business by the Cutting & Structuring Lasers Segment and the Rapid Prototyping Segment. In addition, large orders were also being transacted.

All segments are currently enjoying a rise in incoming orders. A broadening of the base for the growth in turnover is therefore expected.

The Board of Managing Directors recently confirmed the rise in the forecast for the ongoing year, expecting a turnover of at least EUR 60 million and an EBIT margin of at least 14 %.

LPKF Laser & Electronics AG shares are listed in the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ISIN 0006450000).

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issuer: LPKF Laser & Electronics AG Osteriede 7 D-30827 Garbsen phone: +49(0)5131 7095 382 FAX: +49(0)5131 7095 90 mail: investorrelations@lpkf.de WWW: http://www.lpkf.de sector: Semiconductors & active components

ISIN: DE0006450000
indexes: CDAX, Prime All Share, Technology All Share
stockmarkets: regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt, free trade: Berlin, Hamburg, Stuttgart, Düsseldorf, Hannover, München language: English

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LPKF Laser & Electronics AG
Bettina Schäfer, Investor Relations
Tel: (05131) 7095-382