Micralyne and SVTC Technologies to Collaborate on 8-Inch MEMS Development and Manufacturing

Edmonton, Canada (PressExposure) March 26, 2009 -- Through this endeavor Micralyne will obtain access to SVTC facilities in San Jose, CA and Austin, TX to undertake MEMS process development and volume manufacturing. SVTC brings an extensive equipment set together with a strong heritage of technology commercialization and engineering expertise. In addition, the SVTC fabs possess unique capabilities like atomic layer deposition and advanced lithography. Access to these capabilities will allow Micralyne to meet the growing demands of 8-inch MEMS development and manufacturing in a cost effective manner. Chris Lumb, CEO of Micralyne said “We are extremely pleased to work jointly with SVTC to accelerate our customers’ volume manufacturing needs. Through SVTC we can provide our customers a cost effective path from development to volume manufacturing.”

The collaboration will also allow SVTC to access MEMS process development and scale up expertise from Micralyne. Dave Bergeron, CTO of SVTC, echoed this saying “Micralyne is a recognized leader in MEMS process technology and manufacturing. To have access to Micralyne’s extensive engineering resources will help us further strengthen our MEMS offerings.”

About SVTC SVTC speeds the development and commercialization of innovative silicon-based technologies and products, cost-effectively and in an IP-secure manner. Through facilities in San Jose, Calif., and Austin, Texas, SVTC serves customers in rapidly growing markets such as novel memory, novel transistors, logic, MEMS, biotechnology, image sensors and high-voltage applications. SVTC offers a suite of leading-edge equipment and services, including full-scale 8-inch and 12-inch process capabilities, advanced CMOS equipment, analytical services, development support tools and commercialization services. SVTC is co-owned by Oak Hill Capital Management and Tallwood Venture Capital along with management. SVTC Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. More information can be found at http://www.svtc.com.

For further information concerning SVTC please contact: Ashwin Kumar MARCOM Coordinator SVTC Technologies, L.L.C. 2706 Montopolis Dr Austin, TX 78741 512 356-2312 http://www.svtc.com

About Micralyne Inc.

Micralyne is one of the world’s largest, independent, MEMS development-through-manufacturing providers. With its headquarters in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Micralyne services a diverse customer base with applications in, automotive sensors for control systems, lab-on-a-chip devices for drug discovery, MEMS optical switching and attenuation technology in telecommunication networks, optical light valves for computer-to-print applications and sensors for a variety of applications such as oil and gas exploration and chemical analysis. For more information, please see [http://www.micralyne.com]

For further information concerning Micralyne please contact:
Chris Lumb
Micralyne Inc.
1911 - 94 Street
Edmonton, Alberta
Canada T6N 1E6
780 431-4400

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Press Release Submitted On: March 24, 2009 at 4:00 am
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