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ASE Group sponsors 2004 FSA Suppliers Expo and Technical Conference

SANTA CLARA, Calif., September 22nd, 2004 - Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Incorporated (ASE, TAIEX: 2311, NYSE: ASX), the world’s largest semiconductor packaging and testing company, has announced that it will be a platinum sponsor for the Fabless Semiconductor Association’s (FSA) 2004 FSA Suppliers Expo and Technical Conference. The event will be held from October 4-7, 2004 in San Jose and Santa Clara, with the exhibition taking place on October 6, 2004 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose.
 
In addition to its platinum sponsorship of the Expo, ASE will exhibit at booth 428/430.
 
The event will feature over 100 exhibitors showcasing their latest products and services and business educational sessions presenting a forum for advancing and cultivating business partnerships with key decision makers from the semiconductor industry. Exhibitors will represent a variety of suppliers to the fabless segment, which includes assembly, packaging, test, business information systems, consulting, design management systems, design software and services, electronic management systems, equipment, foundry, IP, photomask and supply chain management.
 
“Over the past 20 years, ASE, as a back-end manufacturing service provider, has played a significant role in the success of fabless IC start-ups as well as the increased outsourcing by integrated device manufacturers (IDM),” said Dr. Tien Wu, President, ASE Americas, Europe & Japan. “ASE continues to support the FSA and its annual Suppliers Expo as we acknowledge the vital role that the FSA has played in the promotion and success of the fabless and ‘fablite’ semiconductor business models.”
 
“We are happy to have ASE Group as a platinum sponsor for the FSA Suppliers Expo this year, especially as the company celebrates its twentieth anniversary,” stated Jodi Shelton, co-founder and executive director of the FSA. “ASE has made many significant contributions over the last two decades in developing test and packaging technology critical to our members, and we look forward to the company’s continued involvement in the FSA.”
 
For additional information on the event, or to register, please visit http://www.fsa.org/suppliers_expo. To set up a meeting with ASE, please contact Jennifer Yuen at jennifer.yuen@aseus.com or 408.9866519.
 
 
About ASE Group

 
The ASE Group is the world's largest provider of independent semiconductor manufacturing services in assembly and test. As a global leader geared towards meeting the industry’s ever growing needs for faster, smaller and higher performance chips, the Group develops and offers a wide portfolio of technology and solutions including IC test program design, front-end engineering test, wafer probe, wafer bump, substrate design and supply, wafer level package, flip chip, system-in-package, final test and electronic manufacturing services through Universal Scientific Industrial Co Ltd, a member of the ASE Group. The Group generated sales revenues of $2.9 billion in 2003 and employs over 30,000 people worldwide. For more information about the ASE Group, visit http://www.aseglobal.com
 
 
About the Fabless Semiconductor Association

 
The FSA is the global voice of fabless and hybrid semiconductor companies and their foundry and supply-chain partners. Incorporated in 1994, the Association (www.fsa.org) is focused on the perpetuation of the fabless business model throughout the worldwide semiconductor industry. The organization encourages the relationship between semiconductor companies and suppliers; facilitates business partnerships; creates awareness of the fabless/outsourced business model; disseminates industry data; and fosters standards and policies.
 
FSA members include fables companies, integrated device manufacturers (IDMs), foundry providers, packaging/assembly houses, intellectual property providers, electronic design automation companies, OEMs, photomask companies, design software companies, investment bankers, venture capitalists and other companies. FSA members represent more than 21 countries spanning North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Middle East.
 
 
Contact Information

Patricia MacLeod/Jennifer Yuen
ASE Americas
+1-408-9866572
+1-408-8219860
 
Jennifer Yuen
ASE Asia Pacific/ASE Americas
+1-408-8219860
Charles Chiu
ASE Europe
+43-664-1411201