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Altera earns President’s Award from Rockwell Collins


CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (May 2008) - Rockwell Collins today announced Altera Corporation, San Jose, Calif., received its 2008 President’s Award. The annual award, which recognizes top suppliers to Rockwell Collins, was presented to Altera by Jeff Moore, senior vice president of Operations, during the company’s Annual Supplier Conference. Altera was also named ASIC/MMIC/FPGA Commodity Supplier of the Year.

Altera’s (Nasdaq: ALTR) programmable solutions enable system and semiconductor companies to rapidly and cost-effectively innovate, differentiate and win in their markets.

Don Faria, senior vice president of Altera’s application business units, commented, “Being recognized by Rockwell Collins with its 2008 President’s Award and being named one of its suppliers of the year is a tremendous honor. Rockwell Collins is a valuable partner for Altera and we look forward to strengthening this partnership in the years to come with unparalleled technology, service and support.”

“Altera has demonstrated outstanding performance as a supplier to Rockwell Collins,” said Roger Weiss, vice president of Material and Supply for Rockwell Collins. “Their ability to work in a team environment has enhanced our overall supply chain management efforts.”

Other suppliers recognized for their performance included:

The Antenna Commodity Co-Suppliers of the Year
EDO, Bohemia, N.Y.
Chelton, Lewisville, Texas

The Crystal Products Commodity Supplier of the Year
Mini-Circuits, Brooklyn, N.Y.

The Discrete Semiconductor Commodity Supplier of the Year
Central Semiconductor, Hauppauge, N.Y.

The Hardware Commodity Supplier of the Year
Columbia Nut & Bolt, Moonachie, N.J.

The Human Interface Commodity Supplier of the Year
FTG, Toronto, Ontario

The Interconnect Commodity Co-Suppliers of the Year
Laserage Technology Corporation, Waukegan, Ill.
Samtec, Inc., New Albany, Ind.

The Machined/Sheet Metal Commodity Supplier of the Year
Lake Engineering, Long Lake, Minn.

The Magnetic Commodity Supplier of the Year
Noreast Electronics Ltd., Hawkesbury, Ontario

The MRO/Manufacturing Commodity Supplier of the Year
Avchem Inc., Hazelwood, Mo.

The Plastic Commodity Supplier of the Year
Everseal Gasket Co., Inc., Shawnee, Kan.

The Printed Circuit Commodity Supplier of the Year
Mitsui, San Jose, Calif.

The Relay/Switch Supplier of the Year
Grayhill, Inc., LaGrange, Ill.

The Resistor/Capacitor Supplier of the Year
AVX, Myrtle Beach, N.C.

The Rotating Equipment Commodity Supplier of the Year
Myonic, Inc., Ringwood, N.J.

The Subcontracts Supplier of the Year
Emteq, New Berlin, Wis.

The Small Disadvantage Business Award Winner
APX Plastics, Arlington, Texas

The Lean Initiative Award Winner
FTG, Toronto, Ontario

The Green Initiative Award Winner
Ryan Companies, Minneapolis, Minn.
OPN Architects, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

The Supplier of the Year awards are an acknowledgement of significant contributions made over the past year by each supplier among their peer group based upon quality, delivery, total cost of ownership, lead time and customer service.

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) is a pioneer in the development and deployment of innovative communication and aviation electronic solutions for both commercial and government applications. Our expertise in flight deck avionics, cabin electronics, mission communications, information management and simulation and training is delivered by 20,000 employees, and a global service and support network that crosses 27 countries. To find out more, please visit


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