Press release submitted on behalf of Dr. Hönle AG.

On May 1st, Dr. Markus Arendt assumed his position on the Executive Board
of Dr. Hönle AG. He succeeds Dr. Franz Richter, who was appointed by the Supervisory Board for a year to lead the company on an interim basis. Dr.
Franz Richter now returns to his role as Chairman of the Supervisory Board.

Dr. Markus Arendt has extensive experience with international industrial
companies. Most recently, the Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering served as
Managing Director of the German subsidiary of MKS Instruments, Inc., a
supplier to the Semiconductor Industry. Prior to that, he spent 15 years with
SUSS MicroTec SE, where he held positions including Head of the Business
Unit Lithography and Managing Director of SUSS Photonic Systems Inc.,
Corona, USA.

“It is fantastic to take on such an important role in a dynamic medium-sized
but worldwide operating company like Dr. Hönle AG,” said Markus Arendt.
“The Hönle Group is already active in attractive growth markets with its unique
range of products and technologies. I look forward to contributing my expertise
in advanced packaging and my international experience, particularly in the
USA and Asia, to the further development of the corporate group.”

About Hönle: Dr. Hönle AG is a publicly traded technology company based in Gilching
near Munich. The Hönle Group, with 600 employees, develops innovative solutions
for a wide range of industrial applications. A key area of its business activities is the
development and sale of industrial adhesives and equipment for adhesive curing.
Additionally, it manufactures systems for the drying and curing of paints and coatings
for the printing and coating industry, as well as devices for solar simulation used in
material testing. Another business field involves the environmentally friendly
disinfection of water, air, and surfaces. The Hönle Group supplies technology leaders
and market leaders worldwide and is represented in over 20 countries with its own
subsidiaries and partner companies.