Infineon Recognized by Sun Microsystems for Supply Chain Excellence - Cites Outstanding Performance of Memory Products Group in Meritorious Award

Oct 2, 2003 | Market News

San Jose, Calif. - October 1, 2003 - Infineon Technologies (FSE/NYSE: IFX) today announced that Sun Microsystems, Inc. presented Infineon’s Memory Products Group with a Meritorious Award in recognition of outstanding performance as a supplier during fiscal year 2003.

Infineon supplies memory ICs and modules, as well as a wide range of other components, for use in numerous Sun Microsystems products. In its citation for the Meritorious Award, Sun noted that Infineon’s support helped it to “deliver second-to-none quality, innovation, value and lead times.”

“Sun Microsystems has been a 'supply chain company' from the very beginning,” said Eugene McCabe, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Operations for Sun Microsystems. “The Sun Supplier Performance Awards recognize companies that have made outstanding contributions to make Sun products and services the very best of their kind on the planet. We’d like to congratulate Infineon Technologies for its tremendous efforts this year.”

“Achieving customer satisfaction is one of the most important measures of success in the semiconductor industry, since it requires both great products and a passion for excellence and performance from every member of the business team,” said Dr. Harald Eggers, CEO of Infineon’s Memory Products Group. “This recognition by Sun Microsystems reflects the dedication and hard work of our people at production and logistics sites on three continents. We are proud to be among the world class companies able to meet Sun’s standards.”

About Infineon

Infineon Technologies AG, Munich, Germany, offers semiconductor and system solutions for the automotive and industrial sectors, for applications in the wired communications markets, secure mobile solutions as well as memory products. With a global presence, Infineon operates in the US from San Jose, CA, in the Asia-Pacific region from Singapore and in Japan from Tokyo. In the fiscal year 2002 (ending September), the company achieved sales of Euro 5.21 billion with about 30,400 employees worldwide. Infineon is listed on the DAX index of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and on the New York Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: IFX). Further information is available at

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