updated 3/14/2011 7:24:19 AM ET 2011-03-14T11:24:19

IRVINE, Calif., March 14, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq:MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor technology aimed at powering a smart, secure, connected world, today announced that its SoC Products Group has received recertification from STACK International after an extensive audit verifying the company's commitment to supplying FPGAs of the highest quality to its customers.

"Adding STACK to our certifications portfolio demonstrates the robustness of our quality systems and processes. We believe that this recertification will give our customers confidence that our solutions are of the highest quality and reliability, and we are pleased to have achieved it once again," said Lisa Konigsberg, director of quality, Microsemi SoC Products Group.

A non-profit organization established in 1974, STACK International is a group of independent, multinational, high-reliability electronics equipment manufacturers who share experience "know how" and resources with each other and their suppliers by cooperating closely in technical and procurement forums. The program is designed to optimize supply chain excellence and mitigate risk in the defense and aerospace markets. STACK certification represents formal recognition by STACK that a company meets quality, reliability and general requirements in the STACK Specification S/0001, which outlines the general requirements for integrated circuits and discrete semiconductors.

About Microsemi

Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq:MSCC) offers the industry's most comprehensive portfolio of semiconductor technology. Committed to solving the most critical system challenges, Microsemi's products include high-performance, high-reliability analog and RF devices, mixed signal integrated circuits, FPGAs and customizable SoCs, and complete subsystems. Microsemi serves leading system manufacturers around the world in the defense, security, aerospace, enterprise, commercial, and industrial markets. Learn more at http://www.microsemi.com .

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"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Any statements set forth in this news release that are not entirely historical and factual in nature, including without limitation statements related to receiving recertification from STACK International, and its potential effects on future business, are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on our current expectations and are inherently subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements. The potential risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, such factors as rapidly changing technology and product obsolescence, potential cost increases, variations in customer order preferences, weakness or competitive pricing environment of the marketplace, uncertain demand for and acceptance of the company's products, adverse circumstances in any of our end markets, results of in-process or planned development or marketing and promotional campaigns, difficulties foreseeing future demand, potential non-realization of expected orders or non-realization of backlog, product returns, product liability, and other potential unexpected business and economic conditions or adverse changes in current or expected industry conditions, difficulties and costs of protecting patents and other proprietary rights, inventory obsolescence and difficulties regarding customer qualification of products. In addition to these factors and any other factors mentioned elsewhere in this news release, the reader should refer as well to the factors, uncertainties or risks identified in the company's most recent Form 10-K and all subsequent Form 10-Q reports filed by Microsemi with the SEC. Additional risk factors may be identified from time to time in Microsemi's future filings. The forward-looking statements included in this release speak only as of the date hereof, and Microsemi does not undertake any obligation to update these forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.

CONTACT: FINANCIAL CONTACT: John Hohener
         Executive Vice President and CFO
         Tel: (949) 221-7100
         
         EDITORIAL CONTACT: Ivanya Terrazas
         Public Relations
         Tel: (650) 318-7570
         Ivanya.terrazas@microsemi.com

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