Spansion™ Flash Memory Products Honored With
Bosch’s Top Supplier Award
SUNNYVALE, CA --
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the company has received the top semiconductor supplier award from Robert Bosch GmbH for the period 2001-2002. The award was presented to AMD for delivering outstanding performance, quality, and reliability on products from its Spansion™ Flash memory product portfolio.
In July, AMD launched a new Flash memory joint venture with Fujitsu. The new company, FASL LLC, markets its solutions under the Spansion brand name, with products available worldwide from AMD and Fujitsu.
The Bosch award program recognizes 60 companies chosen from a worldwide supplier base, and awards are presented every two years. AMD was the only semiconductor company to receive this honor. Bosch deploys Spansion Flash memory products in most of their business units and applications, especially for advanced automotive engine management and transmission control units in addition to navigation and telematic systems. AMD is a preferred supplier to the Bosch Group worldwide for Flash memory products.
“We’re proud to be recognized for this prestigious award from a company that is admired around the world for its industry-leading quality and technology,” said Mike Van Buskirk, Vice President, Engineering, FASL LLC, who accepted the award on AMD’s behalf in Bamberg, Germany. “We are honored to be a valued supplier to Bosch. Together we are defining and driving the development of next-generation engine management and automotive components.”
As part of its commitment to Bosch and the automotive industry, AMD delivers outstanding levels of reliability in its Spansion Flash memory products.
“Bosch’s reputation for innovation and quality requires superior technology, performance and reliability,” added Van Buskirk. “Spansion solutions from AMD deliver in each of these areas. The sophisticated Flash memory technologies incorporated in Spansion products enable Bosch to deliver cost-effective systems that feature industry-leading performance. We’re proud of the long-term, strategic relationship with an industry leader like Robert Bosch, GmbH.”
This is the second consecutive award from Bosch recognizing AMD for its award-winning Flash memory products. AMD was previously recognized with this award by Bosch in 2001 for supplying outstanding Flash memory products during 1999-2000.
Founded in 1969 and based in Sunnyvale, California, AMD (NYSE: 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 Standard & Poor’s 500 company, produces microprocessors, Flash memory devices, and silicon-based solutions for communications and networking applications.
About Spansion Flash Memory Devices
Spansion Flash memory products encompass a broad spectrum of densities and features to support a wide range of markets. Spansion Flash memory customers represent leaders in the wireless, cellular, automotive, networking, telecommunications and consumer electronics markets. There are a variety of Spansion Flash memory products, such as devices based on the innovative MirrorBit™ technology; the award-winning simultaneous read-write (SRW) product family; super low-voltage 1.8 volt Flash memory devices; and burst- and page-mode devices. Information about Spansion Flash memory solutions is available at http://www.spansion.com/overview
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