AMD Earns Samsung's 'Best Supplier' Award
—Second time AMD named for prestigious honor—
SUNNYVALE, CA --
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it has been recognized as one of the best suppliers of Flash memory devices for the first half of 2002 by Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. This is AMD’s second such prestigious award from Samsung. AMD earned the “Best Supplier Award” from Samsung in 2000.
The award from Samsung acknowledges AMD for its “outstanding contribution by supplying excellent products manufactured through continuous technology improvements and innovative cost reduction efforts, which allowed Samsung Digital Media System Business revenue growth and win-win business management during first half of year 2002.”
“AMD remains committed to delivering innovative memory solutions and maximizing customer value,” said Dr. Bertrand Cambou, group vice president of AMD’s Memory Group. “We are thrilled to once again receive this high honor and are more motivated than ever to serve such a great corporation.”
Samsung traditionally selects its best suppliers semi-annually. AMD was selected by Samsung’s Digital Printing Division at Digital Media Network Business. Dae Je Chin, president and CEO of Digital Media Network Business for Samsung, presented the award at their headquarters to Chol Chong, Director of Asia Regional Marketing Operation, AMD’s Memory Group.
About AMD Flash Memory Devices
AMD’s technology is employed by the world's largest producer of Flash memory devices, Fujitsu AMD Semiconductor Ltd. (FASL). AMD Flash memory products encompass a broad spectrum of densities and features to support a wide range of markets. AMD Flash memory customers represent leaders in the automotive, networking, telecommunications, and handheld mobile terminal markets. AMD offers many Flash memory products, such as the award-winning simultaneous read-write (SRW) product family; super low voltage 1.8V Flash memory devices; and burst- and page-mode devices. AMD developed the robust Known Good Die (KGD) program and the patented negative gate erase technology, and developed highly reliable Fine-pitch Ball Grid Array packaging.
AMD’s Flash memory products have received numerous other customer service, quality and technology awards. Cisco Systems, Nortel Networks, Samsung, the Bosch Group, and Volkswagen have all awarded AMD their top supplier awards.
AMD is a global supplier of integrated circuits for the personal and networked computer and communications markets with manufacturing facilities in the United States, Europe, Japan, and Asia. AMD, a Fortune 500 and Standard & Poor’s 500 company, produces microprocessors, Flash memory devices, and support circuitry for communications and networking applications. Founded in 1969 and based in Sunnyvale, California, AMD had revenues of $3.9 billion in 2001. (NYSE: AMD).
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