Silicon Labs (Nasdaq: SLAB), a leader in high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs), today announced that it won the Global Semiconductor Alliance’s (GSA) Most Respected Public Semiconductor Company award in the category of companies achieving $251 million to $1 billion in annual sales. Silicon Labs received this prestigious industry accolade at the 2013 GSA Awards Dinner Celebration held on Dec. 12 in Santa Clara, California. According to the GSA, the industry's Most Respected Public Semiconductor Company awards identify public semiconductor companies garnering the most respect from the industry in terms of products, vision and future opportunities. In addition, profitability and market capitalization, among other financial and product successes, were considered to be listed on the ballot. “It’s very gratifying to be recognized by our industry peers for our achievements this year,” said Tyson Tuttle, CEO of Silicon Labs. “This GSA award underscores our vision to be the world’s premier mixed-signal innovator and recognizes our successful execution in a highly competitive global environment.” The annual GSA awards honor the achievements of the world’s top semiconductor companies in several categories ranging from outstanding leadership to financial accomplishments, as well as overall respect within the industry. The annual GSA awards dinner, one of the semiconductor industry’s premier events, recognizes companies that have demonstrated excellence through their vision, strategies and execution. “We are delighted that Silicon Labs has been named a Most Respected Public Semiconductor Company this year,” said Jodi Shelton, co-founder and president of GSA. “This award honors Silicon Labs for their continued success as a public company this year and their long history of innovation in the mixed-signal IC market.” About GSA The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) mission is to accelerate the growth and increase the return on invested capital of the global semiconductor industry by fostering a more effective ecosystem through collaboration, integration and innovation. It addresses the challenges within the supply chain including IP, EDA/design, wafer manufacturing, test and packaging to enable industry-wide solutions. Providing a platform for meaningful global collaboration, the Alliance identifies and articulates market opportunities, encourages and supports entrepreneurship, and provides members with comprehensive and unique market intelligence. Members include companies throughout the supply chain representing 30 countries across the globe. www.gsaglobal.org Silicon Labs Silicon Labs is an industry leader in the innovation of high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs. Developed by a world-class engineering team with unsurpassed expertise in mixed-signal design, Silicon Labs’ diverse portfolio of patented semiconductor solutions offers customers significant advantages in performance, size and power consumption. For more information about Silicon Labs, please visit www.silabs.com. Cautionary Language This press release may contain forward-looking statements based on Silicon Labs’ current expectations. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. A number of important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. For a discussion of factors that could impact Silicon Labs’ financial results and cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements, please refer to Silicon Labs’ filings with the SEC. Silicon Labs disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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