23 February 2005

Production Laboratory Extrabit Chooses Tecnomatix eMPower Solutions

HERZLIA, Israel – February 23, 2005 – Tecnomatix Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: TCNO), the driving force in Manufacturing Process Management (MPM), announced today that Extrabit Ltd., the production laboratory division of Nordic wireless technology design leader Elektrobit Group Plc, has selected Tecnomatix eMPower to implement the first stages of a comprehensive MPM environment. Extrabit Ltd. has chosen to implement eMPower for Electronics for product traceability and a paperless production system, among other initiatives.

Extrabit Ltd. will use the eM-Execution product suite to implement complete box, board and component traceability, and eM-Assembly Expert 2.0 to generate programs and documentation for shop floor operations. The result will be more efficient operations and faster turnaround for the company’s contract research and development and testing business.

“As our customer base in the telecommunications and other key industries expands, we must be able to maintain our competitive advantages of quality, capacity and timelines,” said Jukka Kivimäki, managing director at Extrabit Ltd. “We’ve worked with Tecnomatix since 1998, and have complete confidence in their ability to help us strengthen our market position through better assembly and execution capabilities. Now we are able to provide for our customers better knowledge about the manufacturing of their products and also the possibility to fulfill the demands of full traceability.”

“Elektrobit Group Plc. offers comprehensive electronics product development services, handling the research and design, testing, automation and manufacturing of its customers’ electronics gear. Its ability to deliver on time and on budget is critical to its long-term success, and Tecnomatix is a trusted partner in this effort,” said Jaron Lotan, president and chief executive officer, Tecnomatix.

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