2011 ADI Supplier Excellence Awards acknowledge 14 companies for outstanding adherence to rigorous manufacturing standards, supply continuity, and service

Norwood, MA (04/05/2012) - Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI), a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal processing applications, honored 14 companies with the 11th Annual “Supplier Excellence Awards” during a ceremony held in Hong Kong March 27. This year, the group of 14 suppliers was selected from among the more than 2,000 companies that contribute to ADI’s global semiconductor manufacturing operations.

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 2011 by category and supplier location are:

Contracted Production:
Test Solution Services, Inc., Laguna, Philippines
Amkor Technology, Chandler, Arizona
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (TSMC), Hsinchu, Taiwan

Critical Indirect Materials:
Multi-lab Quartztec, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Teradyne Philippines Ltd., Muntinlupa City, Philippines

Equipment Support:
Nikon Precision, Belmont, California
Teradyne, Inc., North Reading, Massachusetts

Local Site Support:
MK Slider Philippines Corporation, Cavite, Philippines
Materion Advanced Materials Technologies & Services, Buffalo, New York

Raw Materials:
MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc., St. Peters, Missouri
Korea Shinko Microelectronics Co., Ltd., South Jeolla, Korea

Special Achievement:
Dainippon Screen, Sunnyvale, California
MEI, LLC, Albany, Oregon
Photronics Inc., Brookfield, Connecticut

“Analog Devices recorded $3 billion in revenue last fiscal year—a new company high. These 14 suppliers standout among the many suppliers that help us maintain high quality and reliability while keeping 99 percent of our products available within 4 weeks and 100 percent of our products available in 6 weeks or less,” said Vince Simonelli, director of global purchasing for Analog Devices Inc. “Our strategic suppliers are vital to ADI’s mission to deliver high-performance signal processing products. We congratulate the 2011 Supplier Excellence Awards winners for their innovation and responsiveness.”

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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