CHANDLER, Ariz.--Amkor Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMKR) today announced that Amkor's Taiwan-based operations has been presented with a Texas Instruments (TI) 2006 Supplier Excellence Award for its role in supporting the manufacture of TI DLP® products.

The award, given annually, honors firms whose dedication and commitment in supplying products and services meet TI's high standards for excellence. Recipients are an elite group of suppliers chosen for their exemplary performance in the areas of Cost, Environmental Responsibility, Technology, Responsiveness, Assurance of Supply, and Quality.

The presentation to Amkor personnel will be made by a management team from TI's DLP group in the near future.

"Amkor has been instrumental in supporting our manufacturing needs for TI DLP products," said John Van Scoter, Senior Vice President Texas Instruments and general manager DLP Products. "They have provided additional flexibility in our supply chain to support our customer needs and have grown with TI as demand for DLP products continues to strengthen. This award recognizes the collaborative relationship between Amkor and Texas Instruments that has developed over the last 5 years. We look forward to the continuing support that Amkor provides for DLP products."

"The TI Supplier Excellence award is a public recognition of the ongoing efforts that Amkor's T1 factory in Taiwan has made to provide the highest level of manufacturing expertise to support this very demanding technology," said Oleg Khaykin, Amkor's Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer. "We look forward to continued support of Texas Instruments and their exciting DLP line of products."

About Amkor

Amkor Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMKR) is a leading provider of advanced semiconductor assembly and test services. The company offers semiconductor companies and electronics OEMs a complete set of microelectronic design and manufacturing services. More information on Amkor is available from the company's SEC filings and on Amkor's web site:

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Amkor Technology, Inc., Chandler
Jeffrey Luth
VP Corporate Communications
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