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LSI Honors Sixteen Strategic Suppliers for Outstanding Performance
Mar 19, 2008 (08:03 AM EDT)


SAN JOSE, Calif., March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LSI Corporation today honored three suppliers with its Best-In-Class Supplier Award and recognized 13 other suppliers for their commitment to driving operational excellence in the LSI supply chain.

"As both a semiconductor and storage systems provider, we understand and appreciate the value a strong supplier can bring to the success of LSI and, more importantly, our customers," said Don Alvine, vice president and chief procurement officer at LSI. "These suppliers are critical in helping LSI realize efficiencies and continuously improve execution across our operations."

The businesses were evaluated on multiple criteria including technology, responsiveness and cost in addition to quality and supply assurance. The winners of the LSI Best-In-Class Supplier Award, which recognizes leadership across specific areas, are:

2008 Best-In-Class Supplier Award, Contract Manufacturing - Semiconductor King Yuan Electronics Co., Ltd. 2008 Best-In-Class Supplier Award, Contract Manufacturing - System Level Sanmina-SCI Corporation 2008 Best-In-Class Supplier Award, General Procurement ARM Holdings PLC The other suppliers recognized for excellence are: Amkor Technology, Inc Cadence Design Systems, Inc. Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing Ltd. Delta Electronics, Inc. DHL International, Ltd. Flextronics International Ltd. Intel Corporation International Business Machines Corporation SAP America, Inc. Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd. STATS ChipPAC Ltd. Synopsys, Inc. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd. Additionally, Amkor Technology, Inc. was named the Most Improved Supplier.

"Our award winners are those who have differentiated themselves by going the extra mile to bring special value to the relationship. LSI will continue to develop and build upon such value-added relationships and collaboration to give us the competitive advantage required to win in this industry," said Alvine.

Now in its fifth year, the LSI Strategic Supplier Executive Conference was held this week in San Jose, Calif., inviting representatives from each supplier to thank them for their continuous improvement in providing materials and services. LSI business leaders update suppliers on strategy and industry trends with the goal of creating additional partnership opportunities for the coming year.

About LSI

LSI Corporation http://www.lsi.com is a leading provider of innovative silicon, systems and software technologies that enable products which seamlessly bring people, information and digital content together. The company offers a broad portfolio of capabilities and services including custom and standard product ICs, adapters, systems and software that are trusted by the world's best known brands to power leading solutions in the Storage and Networking markets. More information is available at .

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CONTACT: Dan Devine of LSI Corporation, +1-610-712-6802, dan.devine@lsi.com

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