Altera Receives Excellent Supplier Award from Mindray Medical

Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR) announced it has received the 2007 “Excellent Supplier Award” from Mindray Medical International Limited (NYSE: MR) as a result of the two companies’ long-term beneficial relationship. Based in Shenzhen, China, Mindray is a leading company in the development, manufacturing and marketing of medical devices. Altera was the only FPGA vendor honored with an award at the 2007 Mindray Supplier Conference.

As part of its annual supplier conference, Mindray acknowledges its most valued partners who demonstrate a vision for innovation and productivity. Mindray recognized Altera for delivering technologies that offer the right features, value and technical support.

“We are pleased to present Altera with our Excellent Supplier Award and recognize them as a valuable partner,” said Mr. Xia Yi Min, director of purchasing department, Mindray. “Altera’s industry-leading FPGA technology continues to help us innovate, and we look forward to working closely with Altera and our other outstanding suppliers to ensure we continue to deliver advanced medical devices.”

Erhaan Shaikh, vice president and managing director of Altera Asia Pacific, added, “Altera and Mindray share the same core values for innovation and research and development. As a result, Mindray’s products allow for the delivery of more accessible and affordable healthcare around the world.”

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