SOURCE: Varian Semiconductor

Varian Semiconductor

November 15, 2010 09:33 ET

Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates Receives Prestigious Supplier Award From Hynix Semiconductor

Long Term Collaborative Support Cited

GLOUCESTER, MA--(Marketwire - November 15, 2010) - Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc. ("Varian") (NASDAQ: VSEA) announced today that it has received a key supplier award presented by Hynix Semiconductor for 2010. The award was given to Varian at Hynix Partner's Day 2010 that was held on October 26, 2010 in Korea.

This award represents the culmination of many years of cooperative technical partnership between Varian and Hynix. Varian was given this honor in recognition of its superior level of collaboration with Hynix to rapidly develop and ramp advanced processes into manufacturing using Varian's market leading Single Wafer High Current, Medium Current, High Energy and Plasma Doping products.

Varian CEO Gary Dickerson said, "On behalf of all of Varian's employees I wish to express my sincere appreciation to Hynix Semiconductor, one of the most innovative companies in the chip industry, for this distinguished acknowledgement." Mr. Dickerson added, "Varian and Hynix have been close collaborative partners for many years. We have worked together to accelerate the implementation of advanced implant technology and process solutions for next generation devices. Everyone at Varian is committed to continue to work with Hynix to achieve leadership in the implementation of innovative implant technology that will their address future device scaling challenges."

Hynix President and CEO O.C. Kwon remarked, "Varian has been a trusted partner of Hynix for many years. Together we have made significant technological advancements that have helped to differentiate Hynix in a very competitive market. We are pleased to present Varian with this supplier award and we look forward to a long and successful relationship."

About Varian Semiconductor
Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates is the leading supplier of ion implant equipment to semiconductor manufacturers, enabling them to pack more, higher performing transistors into computer chips that are revolutionizing the electronics industry. Varian Semiconductor's products are used by chip manufacturers worldwide to produce high-performance semiconductor devices. Customers have made Varian Semiconductor the market leader in ion implant because of its architecturally superior products that lower their costs and improve their productivity. Varian Semiconductor operates globally and is headquartered in Gloucester, Massachusetts. More information can be found on Varian Semiconductor's web site at www.vsea.com.

About Hynix Semiconductor Inc.
Hynix Semiconductor Inc. (HSI) of Icheon, Korea, is the world's top tier memory semiconductor supplier offering Dynamic Random Access Memory chips ("DRAMs"), Flash memory chips ("NAND Flash") and CMOS Image Sensor ("CIS") for a wide range of distinguished customers globally. The Company's shares are traded on the Korea Exchange, and the Global Depository shares are listed on the Luxemburg Stock Exchange. Further information about Hynix is available at www.hynix.com.

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