- Thirteen companies receive 2009 ADI Supplier Awards for world-class performance in accommodating market demand fluctuations and maintaining consistently short delivery times.

Norwood, MA (03/23/2010) - Analog Devices, Inc. (NYSE: ADI), a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal processing applications, today announced the recipients of its ninth annual “Supplier Excellence Awards.” Recognized for world-class performance, overall excellence, and outstanding support, 13 strategic suppliers were selected from among the more than 2,000 companies that supply ADI’s global semiconductor manufacturing operations.

The ADI Supplier Awards are based on an exacting supplier program that measures a company’s ability to meet strict standards for technology and market leadership, commitment to manufacturing speed and quality, and delivery of cost reduction initiatives. ADI recognizes those companies that meet the program’s rigorous standards and differentiate their organizations by anticipating and accommodating market demand fluctuations and maintaining consistently short delivery times.

The winners for 2009 by category and supplier location are:

Contracted Production:
STATS ChipPAC Ltd., Singapore
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (TSMC), Hsinchu, Taiwan
Telford Industries Pte Ltd., Singapore

Critical Indirect Materials:
Air Products, Trexlertown, Pennsylvania

Equipment Support:
Delta Design, Poway, California
MEI, LLC, Albany, Oregon

Local Site Support:
Ebara Technologies, Inc., Sacramento, California
Makati Transforwarder Corp., Paranaque City, Philippines
U-Freight Philippines, Parañaque City, Philippines
Multi-lab QuartzTec Ltd., East Kilbride, Scotland

Raw Materials:
Siltronic AG, Munich, Germany
Shinko Electric Industries Co. Ltd., Manila, Philippines

Special Achievement:
Feinmetall GmbH, Herrenberg, Germany

“Analog Devices recognizes the outstanding achievements of the 2009 Supplier Excellence Award winners. High-performance analog innovations require strategic partnerships with suppliers that lead the industry in their commitment to innovation, agility and support, demonstrating sustained world-class performance,” said Liam McCaffrey, director of purchasing, Worldwide Manufacturing, and chairman of Analog Devices’ Purchasing Council. “By continuously delivering quality products and services on time and without supply chain disruption, these 13 suppliers continue to meet the rigorous standards that allow ADI to maintain an accelerated technology production and manufacturing schedule to meet the upside demands and short, consistent lead times of our global customers.”

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 100,000 customers, representing virtually all types of electronic equipment. 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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