Rise in Revenue and Earnings in the First Nine Months

* Revenue at EUR 78.2 million (previous year: EUR 53.0 million * EBIT at EUR 5.1 million (previous year: EUR 2.5 million) * Growth and results targets for 2007 * Capacity expansion on schedule (Asslar, November 9, 2007) - PVA TePla AG Group, Asslar, realized a considerable revenue and earning increase during the first nine months of 2007. Group revenue rose by 47.6% to EUR 78.2 million and EBIT doubled from EUR 2.5 million in the previous year's period to a current EUR 5.1 million. Earnings increased significantly in the Vacuum Systems and Crystal Growing Systems divisions. The Vacuum Systems division generated a 24.1% higher revenue at EUR 26.3 million (previous year: EUR 21.2 million) than in the previous year's period; at EUR 40.1 million (previous year: EUR 21.7 million), the Crystal Growing Systems division made the greatest contribution to Group revenue, and the Plasma Systems division slightly raised its revenue to EUR 11.7 million (previous year: EUR 10.1 million). During the third quarter, the operating result clearly increased to a current EUR 3.3 million as against the previous quarter (Q2 2007: EUR 1.8 million) and amounts to EUR 5.1 million for the first nine months of 2007 (previous year: EUR 2.5 million). This is equivalent to an EBIT margin of 6.5% (previous year: 4.8%). Consolidated net income amounted to EUR 3.0 million (previous year: EUR 1.6 million). Incoming orders increased to EUR 83.1 million (previous year: EUR 61.4 million). At EUR 33.3 million, the Vacuum Systems division generated 40.5% more incoming orders (previous year: EUR 23.7 million) in the first nine months. At EUR 36.8 million, the Crystal Growing Systems division also generated clearly more incoming orders in the first three quarters of 2007 as against EUR 27.7 million in the corresponding period of the previous year. At EUR 13.1 million, the Plasma Systems division generated 32.3% more incoming orders in comparison with that of the previous year's period of EUR 9.9 million. The PVA TePla Group's liquidity situation remained positive and solid in the first nine months of 2007. Operating cash flow amounted to EUR +1.3 million (previous year: EUR +2.7 million). Cash and cash equivalents amount to EUR 12.8 million (December 31, 2007: EUR 12.1 million). The capacity expansion of the new factory buildings in Wettenberg near Giessen is on schedule. The topping out ceremony was celebrated at the future Company site in September. The product divisions will be put into operation in phases from November 2007 through end of the first quarter of 2008. The Company confirms the forecast for the year as a whole of Group revenue of around EUR 120 million and an EBIT margin in the range of 5% to 7%. Further information is available from: Dr. Gert Fisahn Investor Relations: PVA TePla AG Emmeliusstr. 33 35614 Aßlar Phone: +49(0)6441/5692-342 gert.fisahn@pvatepla.com www.pvatepla.com --- End of Message --- PVA TePla AG Emmeliusstr. 33 Asslar Germany WKN: 746100; ISIN: DE0007461006; Index: CDAX, GEX, Prime All Share; Listed: Geregelter Markt in Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse, Prime Standard in Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse, Freiverkehr in Börse Stuttgart, Freiverkehr in Niedersächsische Börse zu Hannover, Freiverkehr in Börse Berlin, Freiverkehr in Hanseatische Wertpapierbörse zu Hamburg, Freiverkehr in Börse Düsseldorf;