CHANDLER, Ariz. – July 10, 2012 - Amkor Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMKR), a leading provider of semiconductor packaging and test services, today announced that it has received the Distinguished Supplier Performance Award from Freescale Semiconductor at the Freescale Supplier Day Event held in San Antonio, Texas.  Greg Lowe, Freescale's chief executive officer, presented the award to Amkor.

“Amkor has provided exemplary performance over the past year in their service to Freescale,” said Bill McKean, Freescale’s vice president and chief procurement officer.  “Amkor led the way among all of our suppliers in cost reductions beginning in the second part of 2011, out-performed their customer quality incidents allotment and had perfect scores on delivery throughout 2011.  By consistently providing technical alignment with Freescale technology requirements and investing in the equipment required to support our business, Amkor continues to win new business with us.  This award demonstrates Amkor’s commitment to Freescale and the continuing partnership between the two companies.”

“Amkor is honored to be recognized as a Distinguished Supplier by Freescale, a company that is a global leader in embedded processing solutions, innovation and product superiority,” said Mike Lamble, Amkor’s executive vice president, global sales and marketing.  “We strive to consistently improve the product performance and service we provide our customers, and to meet their technology and capacity needs.  This is a great example of how our focus on understanding the customers’ needs and exceeding their expectations helps our customers be more competitive.”

About Amkor

Amkor is a leading provider of semiconductor packaging and test services to semiconductor companies and electronics OEMs.  More information on Amkor is available from the company's SEC filings and on Amkor's website:


Amkor Technology, Inc.
Greg Johnson
Sr. Director, Corporate Communications