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Company Reinforces Community Commitment with Donation to National Science and Technology Museum of Milan

Last Updated: September 02, 2008

MILAN, Italy, Sept 02, 2008 -- Spansion Inc. (Nasdaq: SPSN), the world's largest pure-play provider of Flash memory solutions, today reinforced its community commitment with a donation to the National Science and Technology Museum of Milan. The donation was presented to representatives of the Museum at Spansion's official opening of its Security and Advanced Technology Division (SATD) headquarters in Agrate Brianza.

"The National Science and Technology Museum of Milan affords tremendous opportunities for students to boost their education in science and technology," said Carla Golla, executive vice president, Security and Advanced Technology Division. "The work of the museum is directly in line with our focus for charitable contributions that help further advance math and science education for future generations of leading technologists."

The National Science and Technology Museum of Milan is home to a dedicated gallery of Leonardo da Vinci's work, featuring his models, hands-on learning lab programs for students and teachers in a variety of disciplines. The work of the National Science and Technology Museum of Milan helps to cultivate advanced development skills and better prepare students for jobs in the electronics industry.

Spansion Security and Advanced Technology Division

The Security and Advanced Technology Division, headquartered in Agrate Brianza (Milan), employs more than 55 leading scientists and experts in the field of silicon design, product development, product engineering, marketing and manufacturing control. The division was created to lead Spansion's efforts to develop differentiated Flash memory solutions and further expand the applicability of its MirrorBit(R) technology in the high-value embedded and wireless markets. SATD is also responsible for driving the strategic direction and deployment of Spansion secure memory solutions including the company's MirrorBit HD-SIM(TM) product family.

About Spansion

Spansion is a leading Flash memory solutions provider, dedicated to enabling, storing and protecting digital content in wireless, automotive, networking and consumer electronics applications. Spansion, previously a joint venture of AMD and Fujitsu, is the largest company in the world dedicated exclusively to designing, developing, manufacturing, marketing and selling Flash memory solutions. For more information, visit

Cautionary Statement

This release contains forward-looking statements that are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Investors are cautioned that the forward-looking statements in this release involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the company's current expectations. The company urges investors to review in detail the risks and uncertainties in the company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including but not limited to the company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2007 and Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 29, 2008. The company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements or information included in this press release.

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