ICOS Vision Systems receives prestigious Award from Intel Corporation.

LEUVEN, Belgium, March 18, 2008 - ICOS Vision Systems NV was named a recipient of Intel Corporation's prestigious 2007 Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) award. The award is Intel's highest honor for its suppliers, recognizing them for outstanding commitment to quality and performance for providing products and services deemed essential to Intel's success. The company is recognized for its efforts supplying Intel with automated visual inspection equipment. ICOS Vision Systems NV and 12 other SCQI award winners will be honored at a celebration in Burlingame, California on March 18. "At ICOS, we're delighted to receive the prestigious Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement award from Intel," said Anton DeProft, president and CEO, ICOS Vision Systems. "We consider this award as one of the greatest distinctions in our industry, as it measures and looks for world-class performance in product innovation, quality and service levels around the globe. We pride ourselves on being a long term reliable partner for our customers and it is especially rewarding to us when our customers recognize and appreciate our mission and the tremendous efforts that our world-wide team puts into this mission." "ICOS has continuously exhibited a commitment to excellence and has solidified their position as a supplier that can be counted on to go above and beyond expectations to meet Intel's needs. In an extremely challenging environment, ICOS delivered new capabilities to support and enable Intel's dynamic product roadmap," said Ron Rinfret, director of Assembly Capital Equipment Development, Intel Corporation. "We're pleased to award them with the Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement award." The SCQI awards are part of Intel's Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement process, which encourages Intel's key suppliers to strive for excellence and continuous improvement. To qualify for SCQI status, suppliers must score at least 95 percent on a report card that assesses performance and ability to meet cost, quality, availability, delivery, technology and responsiveness goals. Additional information about the SCQI program is available at http://supplier.intel.com/quality. Intel will also recognize SCQI award winners with an advertisement in the U.S., Europe and Asia editions of The Wall Street Journal on March 18, 2008. About ICOS Vision Systems NV ICOS designs and manufactures inspection equipment for semiconductor packaging and interconnect applications. We are a world-leading supplier of equipment for the visual control of IC's, before they are used in various applications, such as PC's, portable phones or cars. Our systems perform two- and three-dimensional (2D and 3D) metrology and inspection of IC's, wafers, solar cells, substrates, sockets, etc. We offer stand-alone inspection systems, as well as inspection modules for integration. We believe that we offer the most comprehensive line of inspection products in our target markets. We are headquartered in Leuven, Belgium and have R&D centers in Belgium, Germany and Hong Kong, sales and support offices in Japan, the USA, Singapore, Hong Kong, Korea and Taiwan and production facilities in Belgium, Hong Kong and China. Intel is a trademark or registered trademark of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.