WOBURN, Mass., Jul 9, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Skyworks Solutions,
Inc. (Nasdaq:SWKS), the industry's leading wireless semiconductor
company focused on radio frequency (RF) and complete cellular system
solutions for mobile communications applications, today announced that
Appeal Telecom Co. Ltd. has presented Skyworks with their annual
supplier award for outstanding quality and customer support.
Appeal, located in Korea, is a key contract manufacturer for
Motorola. Appeal leverages a number of Skyworks' power amplifier (PA)
modules, including the company's 4mm x 4mm CDMA PAs, for a variety of
handsets sold worldwide. Since 1998, Appeal has produced approximately
20 handset models incorporating Skyworks' PAs.
"We are delighted to bestow our highest quality award to Skyworks
for their tireless dedication in delivering truly outstanding wireless
semiconductor products. It is also with extreme satisfaction that we
are able to announce that Skyworks is the first supplier outside Korea
to receive our highest commendation," said Yong Seop-Lim, executive
managing director, Appeal. "We look forward to working with Skyworks
on future handset models incorporating their leading-edge
"We are honored that Appeal has recognized the quality of our
products and customer support," said Nien-Tsu Shen, vice president of
Quality at Skyworks. "Our long-term relationship with Appeal makes
this award especially gratifying as we have strived to deliver
excellence through innovative products, world-class quality,
reliability, value and services."
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. is the industry's leading wireless
semiconductor company focused on RF and complete cellular system
solutions for mobile communications applications. The company is
focused on providing front-end modules, RF subsystems and cellular
systems to handset, WLAN and infrastructure customers.
Skyworks is headquartered in Woburn, Mass., with executive offices
in Irvine, Calif. The company has design, engineering, manufacturing,
marketing, sales and service facilities throughout North America,
Europe, Japan and Asia Pacific. For more information please visit
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and its customers' products; demand for and market acceptance of new
and existing products; the ability to develop, manufacture and market
innovative products in a rapidly changing technological environment;
the ability to compete with products and prices in an intensely
competitive industry; product obsolescence; losses or curtailments of
purchases from key customers or the timing of customer inventory
adjustments; the timing of new product introductions; the availability
and extent of utilization of raw materials, critical manufacturing
equipment and manufacturing capacity; pricing pressures and other
competitive factors; changes in product mix; fluctuations in
manufacturing yields; the ability to continue to grow and maintain an
intellectual property portfolio and obtain needed licenses from third
parties; the ability to attract and retain qualified personnel; labor
relations of the company, its customers and suppliers; economic,
social and political conditions in the countries in which Skyworks,
its customers or its suppliers operate, including security risks,
possible disruptions in transportation networks and fluctuations in
foreign currency exchange rates; and the uncertainties of litigation,
as well as other risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to
those detailed from time to time in the company's Securities and
Exchange Commission filings.
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