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

Thursday, April 25, 2013

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

09:00 EDT Thursday, April 25, 2013

NORWOOD, Mass. (Business Wire) -- 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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To subscribe to Analog Dialogue, ADI's monthly technical journal, visit:

Analog Devices, Inc.
Bob Olson, 781-937-1666
Porter Novelli
Andrew MacLellan, 617-897-8270

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