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Si2 Microsystems Ltd Agrees to Provide Sample Test-Firing Service for Torrey Hills Technologies, LLC¡¯s Future Customers

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Contact:
Joyce Zhang
(858) 558-6666
yzhang@torreyhillstech.com

(SAN DIEGO, CA, Feb 21st, 2011) -- Torrey Hills Technologies, LLC (THT) today announced that it has signed an agreement with Si2 Microsystems Pvt Ltd., the leading microelectronics company in India and one of THT¡¯s most appreciated furnace customers, for the use of its furnace to test-fire samples sent from THT¡¯s potential clients.

¡°We are very excited about such a business model based on toll firing concept,¡± said K.V. Anjee, Si2¡¯s Business Development Manager. ¡°It has been a great experience working with Torrey Hills and it is our absolute pleasure to deepen the cooperation with them.¡±

Headquartered in Bangalore, India, Si2 Microsystems Pvt Ltd. (Si2) is one of the largest System-in-Package (SiP) and Microsystems solutions companies in India. The company is renowned for its leading edge in microelectronics solutions through the integration of its chip & system design capabilities and manufacturing technologies. The company has a captive state-of-the-art fully automated chip level assembly line which includes precision and highly flexible die bonders to handle wide variety of base structures, fast and precision wire bonders with full flexibility to handle the special needs of stacked die, flip chip handling options, ball-attach and micro-BGA assembly line, molding and hermetic packaging line, and so forth.

In 2008, Si2 purchased a HSK2505-0611 firing furnace from THT for its thick film firing process. Since its installation, the furnace has been running highly efficiently and the performance has been spectacular. Si2 now agrees to run temperature profile tests with this furnace on samples sent from THT¡¯s prospective customers at a reasonable cost, especially for customers in or around India. HSK series belt furnaces serve diverse industries such as semiconductor packaging, circuit board assembly, advanced materials processing and solar cell manufacturing.

¡°Si2 has manufacturing operations in Bangalore, San Jose ( California), Netherlands and Thailand. Having Si2 as our third party house for profile testing will bring great convenience to our customers all over the world,¡± stated THT Marketing Manager Joyce Zhang. ¡°With Si2¡¯s expertise in thick film processing and strong confidence in our furnace, this partnership will benefit all three parties, namely our prospective customers, Si2, and us in the long run.¡±

About Torrey Hills Technologies, LLC

Torrey Hills Technologies, LLC ( http://www.torreyhillstech.com and http://www.beltfurnaces.com ) is a leader in developing and delivering quality yet affordable equipment and supplies for multiple industries. Since its establishment, the company has expanded its business from microelectronics packaging components to large-scale furnace equipment for semiconductor packaging, circuit board assembly, advanced materials processing and solar cell (silicon, thin film, and 3rd generation dye sensitized solar cells) manufacturing. Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., the company now has customers located around the world in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

About Si2 Microsystems Pvt Ltd.

Si2 Microsystems Pvt Ltd. ( http://www.si2micro.com ) is a leading System-in-Package (SiP) and Microsystems solutions company providing Wireless, Wireline and Microsystems solutions for global customers. Its solutions support a global customer-base requiring commercial, military and space applications. Si2 is headquartered in Bangalore, India and has design centers and manufacturing operations in Bangalore, San Jose ( California), Netherlands and Thailand. Si2 has over 250 employees globally supporting its SiP and system manufacturing facilities and design centers.