Analog Devices Recognizes 13 Strategic Suppliers for Excellence in Quality, Reliability and Support

  Analog Devices Recognizes 13 Strategic Suppliers for Excellence in Quality,
  Reliability and Support

Business Wire

NORWOOD, Mass. -- April 25, 2013

Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI), a global leader in high-performance
semiconductors for signal processing applications, honored 10 companies with
the 12th Annual Supplier Excellence Awards during a ceremony held in Hong Kong
recently. An additional three suppliers will receive their ADI Supplier
Excellence Award locally. The 13 suppliers were selected from among the more
than 2,000 companies that contribute to ADI’s global semiconductor
manufacturing operations.

“The 2012 ADI Supplier Excellence Award acknowledges 13 companies for
outstanding adherence to rigorous manufacturing standards, supply continuity
and service. Our strategic suppliers are vital to ADI’s mission to deliver
high-performance signal processing products. We congratulate the 2012 Supplier
Excellence Awards winners for their innovation and responsiveness.” said Vince
Simonelli, director of global purchasing, Analog Devices.

The ADI Supplier Excellence Awards distinguish those companies that meet the
rigorous standards of the ADI supplier program. The winners must demonstrate
an exceptional commitment to manufacturing excellence and leadership, and the
on-time delivery of goods and services. Those suppliers cited by Analog
Devices must also maintain high quality and reliability standards, deliver
cost reduction initiatives and display a proven dedication to technology
advancement and continuous improvement.

The winners for 2012 by category are:

Raw Materials
MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc.
Korea Shinko Microelectronics Co. Ltd.

Critical Indirect
Air Liquide Electronics US L.P.

Maintenance / Service Support
Teradyne, Inc.

Contracted Production
Amkor Technology
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd. (TSMC)

Special Achievement
Expertech Semiconductor Technology, Inc.
Telford SVC. Phils., Inc.

Local Site
Memsstar Ltd.
Plum Five Co., Ltd.
Ebara Technologies, Inc.

About Analog Devices

Innovation, performance, and excellence are the cultural pillars on which
Analog Devices has built one of the longest standing, highest growth companies
within the technology sector. Acknowledged industry-wide as the world leader
in data conversion and signal conditioning technology, Analog Devices serves
over 60,000 customers, representing virtually all types of electronic
equipment. Celebrating over 40 years as a leading global manufacturer of
high-performance integrated circuits used in analog and digital signal
processing applications, Analog Devices is headquartered in Norwood,
Massachusetts, with design and manufacturing facilities throughout the world.
Analog Devices' is included in the S&P 500 Index.

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