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ASE Named Supplier of the Year by Zoran Corporation

Company’s assembly and test business receives highest marks for supplier performance

Santa Clara, California, June 20, 2001 - Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (NYSE: ASX), one of the world?s largest semiconductor packaging and testing companies, today announced that it has been named the Supplier of the Year 2000 by Zoran Corporation (NASDAQ: ZRAN).

Zoran Corporation, a leading provider of digital solutions-on-a-chip in the growing multimedia and consumer electronics markets, awarded ASE with the highest score on its Year 2000 supplier performance rating. The evaluation is performed on six categories: quality system, quality performance, service, technical support, delivery and price.  

ASE is always prompt to respond with professional level quality service and continually meets our high standards and requirements needed to support quality semiconductor manufacturing, said Aharon Aharon, Sr. VP and COO at Zoran Corporation. We look forward to maintaining our long-term partnership with ASE.

  "This award validates our commitment to deliver high quality and reliable services," said Dr. Tien Wu, President of ASE Americas and Europe. "ASE is honored to have received this award, which is another testament of what can be accomplished when you develop close working relationships with customers like we have with Zoran."  

In the next quarter, ASE will also be offering its wafer sorting services to Zoran. This further strengthens ASE?s role as a total-solutions provider in integrated backend semiconductor services from wafer sort, IC packaging, final test to drop shipment.  

 
About ASE Inc.

 ASE Inc. is one of the world's largest independent providers of semiconductor packaging services and, together with its subsidiary ASE Test Limited (Nasdaq:ASTSF), one of the world's largest independent providers of semiconductor testing services, including front-end engineering testing, wafer probing and final testing services. The Company?s international customer base of more than 200 blue-chip customers includes such leading names as Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., Altera Corporation, Cirrus Logic Inc., Conexant Systems, Inc., LSI Logic Corporation, and Qualcomm Incorporated. With advanced-process technology capabilities and a global presence spanning Taiwan, Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and the United States, ASE Inc. has established a reputation for reliable, high quality products and services. For more information, visit the website, www.aseglobal.com 

 
About Zoran Corporation 

Zoran Corporation, based in Santa Clara, California, is a leading provider of digital solutions-on-a-chip for applications in the growing multimedia and consumer electronics markets. With almost two decades of expertise developing and delivering digital compression technologies, Zoran has pioneered high-performance processing into various audio, video, and imaging technologies. Zoran's proficiency in integration delivers major benefits for OEM customers, including greater capabilities within each product generation, reduced system costs, and shorter time to market. Zoran is a leading supplier in the rapidly expanding DVD and digital camera markets and in related digital audio and video applications. With headquarters in the U.S. and operations in Canada, China, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan, Zoran may be contacted on the World Wide Web at www.zoran.com at 408-919-4111.