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Spansion Wins Gold Award for Occupational Safety and Health in Malaysia

Last Updated: September 18, 2008

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept 18, 2008 -- Spansion Inc. (Nasdaq: SPSN), the world's largest pure-play provider of Flash memory solutions, today announced its subsidiary, Spansion (Penang) Sdn. Bhd., has been honored with the 2007 MSOSH OSH Gold (Class 1) Award from the esteemed Malaysian Society for Occupational Safety & Health (MSOSH) for achieving outstanding occupational safety and health performance. Spansion Penang was honored in the category of Electronics & Electrical Sectors.

"We selected Spansion Penang as the winner for 2007 based on its superior occupational safety and health performance, standing out from the rest of the candidates," said Mr. S. Veerasingam from the Malaysian Society for Occupational Safety & Health. "We are impressed by the high standard Spansion sets for its OSH performance and its commitment to elevate the OSH benchmark for the entire industry. It is our pleasure to recognize its contribution to our society."

The MSOSH bestows the award based on a meticulous study of a firm's Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Policy, Planning, Implementation, Evaluation, Management System and Achievements. The participant organizations need to score a total of 78 points or above in both documentation and site verification audits for the Gold (Class 1) Award. Spansion Penang was measured against established standards by the panel of auditors, and presented with the Gold (Class 1) Award as a distinguished enterprise citizen in employee safety and health.

"It is a great honor for Spansion to win this prestigious award in Malaysia," said Ajit Manocha, executive vice president of Worldwide Operations at Spansion. "Spansion is committed to providing its employees with the best working environment where they can be confident that the company they work for cares about its employees' health and safety, and has implemented the best OSH standard in the industry."

This is the first prominent MSOSH award for Spansion Penang who is proud to join an esteemed group of previous winners including Shell Malaysia, ExxonMobil Malaysia, Freescale Semiconductor, Motorola, Dell Computer, Sony and Malaysian Airlines.

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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

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