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Micronas Selects Lean Distribution LLC to Provide Customer-Optimized Distribution Logistics Solutions in North America

(PresseBox) (Freiburg, ) Micronas (SIX Swiss Exchange: MASN),a leading supplier of innovative applicationspecific IC and sensor system solutions for automotive electronics and industrial markets and Lean Distribution, LLC, a fulfilment focused provider of semiconductor and electronics distribution services have announced that they have signed an agreement for implementing customerspecific product distribution services.

Lean will provide an array of customized supply chain management programs for Micronas customers in North America. Depending on Micronas customer specific product manufacturing requirements, Lean can directly provide a tailored range of product fulfilment services ranging from pure logistics to VMI services to complete supply chain management. In addition to differentiating Micronas products based on a comprehensive set of technical innovations. "Advanced supply chain management is increasingly becoming important to Micronas customers as the economy recovers and product availability requirements quickly change and grow", says Peter Zimmermann, Marketing Director of Micronas. According to Peter Zimmermann: "Having Lean's logistics capabilities will enable customers to maximize product availability while minimizing inventory costs".

About Lean

In contrast to traditional semiconductor distributors, Huntsville, Alabamabased Lean has developed a comprehensive set of requirements optimized managed services and product distribution programs ranging from 3PL logistics, order processing and forecast management to complete justintime fulfillment distribution. Semiconductor and electronics manufacturers select program features based on serving specific end customer requirements. Programs are implemented at a price and margin requirement typically significantly below traditional electronics and semiconductor distribution.

Lean utilizes an advanced network of nine ISOcertified product logistics facilities located across North America. Logistics facilities are geographically placed in key manufacturing centers across the US and Mexico in order to provide immediate customer access to semiconductor and electronics raw materials inventory on an as needed basis. The product logistics centers are coupled with a USbased customer service and order management team and an advanced supply chain management IT environment. Lean implements advanced managed services programs for a wide range of semiconductor and electronics companies serving customers manufacturing automotive, consumer and industrial products.

About Sensor Solutions by Micronas

Micronas today offers the world's broadest range of Halleffect sensors. The Company pioneered the market in CMOS Halleffect sensors and was the first to manufacture in CMOS technology. This technology allows integration of the Halleffect sensing element with standard electronic devices such as amplifiers, logic circuits, and volatile and nonvolatile memories.

Micronas' expertise in Hall sensors combines perfectly with its CMOS and mixedsignal design resources to create accurate, intelligent sensors for a broad range of applications. The everincreasing demand for energyefficient and highly reliable applications means that demand for these smart sensors will continue to grow.