Infineon Recognized for Supply Chain Excellence by Sun Microsystems; Outstanding Performance of Memory Products Group Cited

Sep 30, 2004 | Market News

Munich/Germany and San Jose, Calif./USA – September 30, 2004 – Infineon Technologies (FSE/NYSE: IFX) today announced that Sun Microsystems, Inc. presented it with a “Meritorious Award” for supply chain excellence, citing the outstanding performance of the Infineon Memory Products Group as a supplier during fiscal year 2004.

Infineon supplies memory ICs and modules, as well as other components, for use in numerous Sun Microsystems products such as servers, storage systems, work-stations and thin clients. 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.”

“This award is given to suppliers who significantly contribute to customer satisfaction through outstanding achievements in the areas of cost, quality, lead time and strategic technical capabilities,” said Eugene McCabe, Senior Vice President of world-wide Operations. “Infineon Technologies has helped Sun exceed our customers' expectations, and for that we are very appreciative.”

“Customer satisfaction is one of our major goals. We are honored that for the second year in a row we are recognized by Sun for our contribution to the company’s world-wide supply chain,” said Thomas Seifert, CEO of Memory Products Business Group at Infineon Technologies. “Throughout the years that Infineon has worked with Sun, every member of our team has demonstrated that great products, a passion for excellence and performance are the building blocks to continued success in a constantly challenging business environment.”

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 fiscal year 2003 (ending September), the company achieved sales of Euro 6.15 billion with about 32,300 employees world-wide. 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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