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Stock exchange release – Published: 10.01.2007 11:00:00


Etteplan Oyj has today signed an agreement according to which the 
company acquired the entire share capital of LCA Engineering Oy of 
Kouvola, Finland. In 1993 established LCA Engineering Oy provides 
process and plant design services for investment projects as well
as for machine and equipment manufacturers especially in the wood 
processing industry. The company currently employs 37 persons.

The sellers are the management of the company from whom Etteplan 
buys 100 % share of ownership and a corresponding share of voting 
right in the company. The transaction is made partly in form of 
share swap and partly in cash. Etteplan will prepare a share issue
for the contract price payment. Mr. Vesa Junttila, the Managing 
Director of LCA Engineering Oy, Mr. Mikko Moisala, the Chief Design
Engineer of LCA Engineering Oy and the entire personnel continue 
in their present position in their tasks in the company.

Within the past three years LCA Engineering Oy's net sales has 
been annually on average EUR 3 million and the company's operation
has been profitable. The condition for the realization of the 
contract is that in the financial position of LCA Engineering Oy 
does not occur anything abnormal in the Due Diligence, performed
at a later date.

The signed agreement follows Etteplan's strategy, according to 
which the company continuously develops its operations for its 
customers' changing needs. The agreement will strengthen 
Etteplan's position especially in wood-processing industry 
projects as well as in investment projects in Russia.

Etteplan is one of the largest companies in the Nordic Countries 
providing industrial technology design and expert services. The
company supplies high-quality services for its customers for 
production and product development processes. The core areas of 
expertise are mechanical engineering, automation design and 
information design as well as software development, electronics 
design and related laboratory and approval services. In 2005, 
turnover of Etteplan Group was EUR 79.4 million. The company 
employs close to 1 600 persons in Finland, Sweden, Germany, 
Italy and China.

Hollola, 10 January, 2007

Etteplan Oyj

Board of Directors

For additional information, contact:
Etteplan Oyj, Vice President Risto Koivunen, tel. +358 400 649 656,
CEO Heikki Hornborg, tel. +358 400 873 063 or
LCA Engineering Oy, Managing Director Vesa Junttila,
tel. +358 400 657 971.

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