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Stock exchange release – Published: 01.07.2010 9:30:00

ETTEPLAN CONTINUES ITS INVESTMENTS IN CHINA                                     

Etteplan increases its ownership in Etteplan Vataple Technology Centre Ltd.     
(EVTC), located in Kunshan, from 40% to 70% on July 1, 2010. Etteplan used its  
option right to buy the majority of the share capital of the company according  
to the contract that came into force on April 8, 2008.                          

Etteplan's Kunshan and Shanghai units provide our customers significant         
flexibility in operations and cost effective operating models in operational and
expertise services in the areas of technical design and product information.    
Service offering covers also localisation services related to production        
transfer to our customers that already have production in Asian market or have  
made the decision to transfer production there. Units in China produce services 
for over 20 customers to Europe and Asia at the moment. There are approximately 
125 employees working in China units.                                           

“Our customers have experienced it easy to use Etteplan's cost efficient way of 
producing engineering services reliably from our units in China. Commencing     
engineering operations in Asia is a competence requiring process, where         
Etteplan's experience in demanding technology transfer has been utilized. At the
moment we are able to serve the growing number of customers with the help of our
effective recruiting and training process. Data secure operating model and      
reliable data-communication links are an important part of operation prospects.”
says Matti Hyytiäinen, President and CEO of Etteplan.                           

Vataple Group Ltd. continues as minor shareholder in EVTC and participates in   
the long term development of the company. Vataple Group is especially           
responsible for recruiting personnel and taking care of governmental matters in 

Vataple Group Ltd. is a privately held company which has headquarter in Hong    
Kong. Vataple Group specialises among others in manufacturing of airport        
jetways, manufacturing of demanding steel structures as well as industrial park 

Hollola, July 1, 2010                                                           

Etteplan Oyj                                                                    

Additional information:                                                         
Matti Hyytiäinen, President and CEO, tel. +358 400 710 968                      

NASDAQ OMX Helsinki                                                             
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Etteplan is a specialist in industrial equipment engineering and technical      
product information solutions and services. Our customers are global leaders in 
their fields and operate in areas like the automotive, aerospace and defence    
industries as well as the electricity generation and power transmission sectors,
and material flow management.                                                   

Etteplan has comprehensive competence in electronics and embedded systems       
development, automation and electrical design, mechanical design and technical  
product information solutions and services.                                     

In 2009, Etteplan had turnover of EUR 98.7 million. Etteplan's shares are listed
on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd under the ETT1V ticker.