Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc. recently announced that it will hold its regular semiconductor industry trends conference call at 9:00 a.m. (EDT) on May 17, 2002. The call will be hosted by C. Scott Kulicke, chairman and chief executive officer. Also present will be Clifford G. Sprague, senior vice president and chief financial officer; Alex Oscilowski, president; and Nancy R. Kyle, director of investor relations. Analysts and investors are invited to participate by calling (973) 321-2000 or by visiting www.kns.com/investors/ about 15 minutes prior to the call. Only participants calling in on the teleconference will have the ability to ask questions; webcast participants will be in a listen-only mode. A replay of the call will be available by approximately 12 p.m. on May 17 through 6 p.m. on May 24 by dialing (888) 845-7412 or (402) 220-1135, or by logging on to www.kns.com/investors/.