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Set-top Box Leader Coship Names Spansion Supplier of the Year

Last Updated: June 08, 2011

Spansion earns coveted Coship award for high-quality NOR Flash products and top notch customer service for second year in a row

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 8, 2011 --

Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE), a leading provider of NOR Flash memory, today announced that Coship, a global leader in the set-top box (STB) market, awarded the 2010 Supplier of the Year Award to Spansion. In 2007, Spansion was the recipient of the Best Partnership Award from Coship and in 2009 and 2010, Spansion was the only Flash memory provider to earn the Supplier of the Year award. These awards demonstrate Spansion's consistent commitment to delivering innovative products and world-class service to customers.


Spansion and Coship have been working closely to deliver the compelling user experience and reliability needed to drive set top box services to millions of homes throughout China, where the market demand for these products continues significant growth. Spansion has been a Flash memory supplier to Coship for over five years, providing a range of MirrorBit® technology-based NOR Flash memory products, including its Spansion® GL NOR Flash family and Spansion FL serial NOR flash family.

"Coship gives its Best Supplier award to companies that maintain an exceptional level of service, high-quality technology and superior cost efficiencies," said Yuan Hua, Supply Chain Vice General Manager for Coship. "The dedicated support we receive from Spansion has been instrumental to our success in achieving our goals in the quickly evolving set-top box market."

Coship Electronics Co., Ltd., has been China's largest exporter of STBs for the past seven years and is one of the leading global STB manufacturers. Coship provides global Pay TV operators with a variety of STBs worldwide deployed in Europe, Middle East, Asia, Australia, North America, South America and Africa, and specializes in R&D, manufacturing and marketing of satellite/cable/terrestrial digital TV receivers, IP STB (Set-Top Box), cable modem, security products and LED displays.

"There is enormous growth potential in China and globally for set-top box and digital TV services," said SL Chan, vice president of sales, Asia at Spansion. "We are honored to receive this award from Coship and look forward to working together on high quality products and services for years to come."

About Spansion

Spansion (NYSE: CODE) is a leading provider of the Flash memory technology at the heart of the world's electronics systems, powering everything from the routers that run the internet to the highly interactive and immersive consumer and automotive electronics that are enriching people's daily lives. Spansion's broad and differentiated Flash memory product portfolio, award-winning MirrorBit charge-trapping technology, and industry leading service and support are enabling customers to achieve greater efficiency and success in their target markets. For more information, visit

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