FEI Company Announces Dates for Earnings Release and Investor Conference Presentations

Tue Jan 8, 2013 2:51pm EST

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HILLSBORO, Ore., Jan. 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FEI Company (Nasdaq:FEIC) announced that it will
release its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2012 after the financial markets close on
Wednesday, February 6, 2013. FEI's fourth quarter ended on December 31, 2012.

A conference call and simultaneous webcast to discuss the fourth quarter results will be held on
Wednesday, February 6 at 2:00 p.m. PST (5:00 p.m. EST). Access to the call will be available at
1-877-941-0844 (U.S., toll-free) or 1-480-629-9835 (international and toll), with the conference
title: FEI Fourth Quarter Earnings Call, Conference ID 4589339. A telephone replay of the call
will be available at 1-800-406-7325 (U.S., toll-free) or 1-303-590-3030 (international and toll)
with the passcode: 4589339#. 

The company also announced that its management will make presentations at three investor
conferences in the coming weeks.

* Don Kania, President & CEO, will speak at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference at 4:30 p.m. PST
on Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco. 
* Dr. Kania will also speak at the Needham & Company Growth Conference at 1:30 p.m. EST on
Tuesday, January 15, 2013, at the New York Palace Hotel. 
* Ray Link, EVP & CFO, will also speak at the Stifel Nicolaus Technology Conference at 8:35 a.m.
PST on Thursday, February 7, 2013, at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in San Francisco.

Live and recorded audio webcasts of the earnings conference call and the investor conference
presentations will be available at the investor relations section of the company's web site at

About FEI: 

FEI (Nasdaq: FEIC) is a leading supplier of scientific instruments for nanoscale applications and
solutions for industry and science. With more than 60 years of technological innovation and
leadership, FEI has set the performance standard in transmission electron microscopes (TEM),
scanning electron microscopes (SEM) and DualBeams, which combine a SEM with a focused ion beam
(FIB).  FEI has over 2,300 employees and sales and service operations in more than 50 countries
around the world. More information can be found at: www.fei.com

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