Renesas Receives Sun Meritorious Performance Supplier

Renesas Technology America, Inc. was named Meritorious Performance Supplier in Sun Microsystems’ 2007 Supplier Awards program. The Supplier Awards recognize companies that make outstanding contributions to Sun’s record of delivering superior technology, quality service and excellent value to its customers.

“Renesas is committed to providing a combination of leading-edge technology, quality products and superb service to support the needs of our customers,” said Michael Collins, senior director of the custom LSI department at Renesas Technology America, Inc. “Being recognized by Sun with this prestigious award truly signifies our dedication in these areas and also encourages us to strive further to help achieve their business goals.”

The Best-in-Class Award evaluates the performance of all suppliers that delivered a similar product or service and recognizes the highest performer in that area. This award also considers suppliers that demonstrated significant improvement over the course of Sun’s fiscal year. The Meritorious Performance Award recognizes suppliers that have shown exemplary performance in any specific area.

“Sun’s direct-to-customer logistics model means we rely heavily on the support and determination of our supply base,” said Eugene McCabe, executive vice president of Worldwide Operations at Sun. “We congratulate the top suppliers that are helping us build a reputation for record on-time delivery, lead-time performance and superior support.”

About Renesas Technology Corp.
Renesas Technology Corp. is one of the world’s leading semiconductor system solutions providers for mobile, automotive and PC/AV (Audio Visual) markets and the world’s No.1 supplier of microcontrollers. It is also a leading provider of LCD Driver ICs, Smart Card microcontrollers, RF-ICs, High Power Amplifiers, Mixed Signal ICs, System-on-Chip (SoC), System-in-Package (SiP) and more. Established in 2003 as a joint venture between Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, NYSE:HIT) and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TSE:6503), Renesas Technology achieved consolidated revenue of 953billion JPY in FY2006 (end of March 2007). Renesas Technology is based in Tokyo, Japan and has a global network of manufacturing, design and sales operations in around 20 countries with about 26,500 employees worldwide.

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