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Spansion Garners Highest Score of All Semiconductor Suppliers, Receives Top Honor From Stack International

Last Updated: April 27, 2009

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 27, 2009 -- Spansion Inc. (Nasdaq: SPSN), the world's largest pure-play provider of Flash memory solutions, today announced that Stack International, a widely recognized global association of electronic equipment manufacturers, has awarded the company with its top honor for suppliers, the Gold Award.

The award exemplifies Spansion's consistent level of achievement and overall performance in meeting the quality, delivery and service criteria in 2008, scoring the highest of all the semiconductor suppliers for Stack International. The honor recognizes the value Spansion delivers to its customers through its focus on superior service.

"Such industry recognition, especially in this challenging economy, validates that Spansion's commitment to customer satisfaction through continuous improvement in quality, responsiveness, and service is being recognized by our customers," said Gene Daszko, vice president of Quality at Spansion. "Our goal is to anticipate customer needs and exceed expectations by delivering top-notch products and services through results-driven collaboration with our customers."

This is the second time in four years that Spansion has been distinguished as one of the top three suppliers. Spansion was also recognized by Stack International with the Silver Award in 2006.

"To achieve the highest position among the semiconductor manufacturers is an extraordinary accomplishment and a tribute to customer demands for Spansion's innovative solutions," said Zia Fatherazi, managing director at Stack International. "We are pleased to recognize Spansion's outstanding performance for 2008."

Stack International has a well-defined and stringent process for supplier ratings. Its members consist of American and European major aerospace and telecommunications electronics firms, including Rockwell Collins, Crane Aerospace & Electronics, Goodrich, GE Aviation, Honeywell, Northrop Grumman, Plexis Corporation, United Technologies, Meggitt ABS, and Aero Engine Controls.

About Spansion

Spansion (NASDAQ: SPSN - News) 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, selling and licensing Flash memory solutions. For more information, visit

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