ALERT: SPANSION AND ChipMOS EXTEND SERVICE AGREEMENT
HSINCHU, Taiwan, June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD. ("ChipMOS" or the "Company'') (NASDAQ: IMOS) today announced that its majority-owned subsidiary, ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC. ("ChipMOS Taiwan"), and Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE) have extended their wafer sort services agreement started in April 2010, through April 2014.
S.J. Cheng, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ChipMOS, said, "We are proud to have forged a strong relationship with Spansion, a true industry leader. We have the capacity in place to ensure a continued seamless supply chain relationship and maintain the highest quality levels."
"ChipMOS has consistently met our stringent quality control, process and service requests and we look forward to continuing to partner with them to meet our customer requirements," said Pierre Claverie, senior vice president of supply chain and operations at Spansion.
Spansion (NYSE: CODE) is a leading provider of the Flash memory technology at the heart of the world's electronics systems, powering everything from the routers that run the internet to the highly interactive and immersive consumer and automotive electronics that are enriching people's daily lives. Spansion's broad and differentiated Flash memory product portfolio, award-winning MirrorBit charge-trapping technology, and industry leading service and support are enabling customers to achieve greater efficiency and success in their target markets. For more information, visit http://www.spansion.com.
Spansion(R), the Spansion logo, MirrorBit(R), and combinations thereof, are trademarks and registered trademarks of Spansion LLC in the United States and other countries. Other names used are for informational purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.
About ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD.
ChipMOS (http://www.chipmos.com) is a leading independent provider of semiconductor testing and assembly services to customers in Taiwan, Japan, and the U.S. With advanced facilities in Hsinchu and Southern Taiwan Science Parks in Taiwan and Shanghai, ChipMOS and its subsidiaries provide testing and assembly services to a broad range of customers, including leading fabless semiconductor companies, integrated device manufacturers and independent semiconductor foundries.
Certain statements contained in this announcement may be viewed as "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause the actual performance, financial condition or results of operations of the Company to be materially different from any future performance, financial condition or results of operations implied by such forward-looking statements. Further information regarding these risks, uncertainties and other factors is included in the Company's most recent Annual Report on Form 20-F filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and in the Company's other filings with the SEC.
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