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Freescale Honors ASE with 2005 Supplier Recognition Award

Santa Clara, California, August 30, 2005 - Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Incorporated (ASE, TAIEX: 2311, NYSE: ASX), the world’s largest semiconductor packaging and test company, announced today that it has received a Supplier Recognition Award from Freescale Semiconductor. ASE was one of three companies presented with Supplier Recognition Awards, honoring suppliers who have significantly impacted Freescale’s business throughout the past 12 months.

Freescale’s annual awards ceremony recognizes global suppliers demonstrating excellent performance in providing value, quality products and services key to its success. Nominations are made by Freescale's global and regional commodity managers and are based on suppliers' performance ratings in several categories, such as quality, competitiveness, delivery, service and technology. Freescale's executive team reviews the nominations and makes the final selection of top suppliers.
“This award is our way of recognizing those suppliers who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in their areas of expertise and are considered to be among the very best suppliers to Freescale," said Gerry Stewart, strategic sourcing manager for Freescale. “ASE readily accepts the challenge of going the extra mile to support our business requirements.”
“Freescale is a valued customer of ASE and it is truly an honor to receive this level of recognition,” said Dr Tien Wu, President of ASE Americas, Europe, ASE (U.S.) Inc. “This award reflects on our commitment and determination in continuing to strengthen our strategic relationship with Freescale, to act as a seamless extension of its supply chain operations and to contribute to its overall success in the semiconductor industry.”
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 $2.45 billion in 2004 and employs over 32,000 people worldwide. For more information about the ASE Group, visit

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Patricia MacLeod/Jennifer Yuen
ASE Americas
Jennifer Yuen
ASE Asia Pacific
Charles Chiu
ASE Europe