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NXP Named a Winner of the Prestigious UBM Canon's ACE (Annual Creativity in Electronics) Award in the Company of the Year Category

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands, July 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NXP Semiconductor N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) today announced it has been named a winner in the EE Times and EDN 2015 UBM Canon ACE Awards in the Company of the Year category. The awards program honors the people and companies behind the technologies and products that are changing the world of electronics.



The winners were announced at an awards ceremony on Tuesday, July 21, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, during the Embedded Systems Conference Silicon Valley.

"Founded more than 50 years ago as Philips Semiconductors, NXP is built on rich technology heritage. Inside and out, NXP stands for innovation and versatility needed in today's constantly changing market," said Andrew Hardy, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at NXP. "On behalf of the team here at NXP, we're honored to be recognized by EE Times and EDN as Company of the Year and will continue to innovate for the benefit of our customers, our communities and society overall."

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) creates solutions that enable secure connections for a smarter world. Building on its expertise in high-performance mixed signal electronics, NXP is driving innovation in the areas of connected car, security, portable & wearable, and the Internet of Things. NXP has operations in more than 25 countries, and posted revenue of $5.65 billion in 2014.

"We are continually amazed at the level of creativity in the design, innovation and technology exemplified by these award winners," said Suzanne Deffree, Executive Editor at UBM Canon's EDN. "The ACE Awards celebrate the highest achievements in innovation and creativity in electronics design, and selecting one organization or individual that stands out above the rest is incredibly challenging. We are pleased to be able to celebrate their achievements."

A panel of EE Times and EDN editors narrowed down the entries to three finalists in each category, based on the criteria set forth in an online submission form. Winners are determined from among the finalists by a panel of independent judges.

For more information on the awards program visit http://ubm-ace.com/.

About NXP Semiconductors

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) creates solutions that enable Secure Connections for a Smarter World. Building on its expertise in High Performance Mixed Signal electronics, NXP is driving innovation in the application areas Connected Car, Security, Portable & Wearable and Internet of Things. NXP has operations in more than 25 countries, and posted revenue of $5.65 billion in 2014. Find out more at nxp.com.

About UBM Canon

UBM Canon is the leading B-to-B event producer, publisher, and digital media company for the world's $3 trillion advanced, technology-based manufacturing industry. Our print and electronic products deliver trusted information to the advanced manufacturing market and leverage our proprietary 1.3 million name database to connect suppliers with buyers and purchase influencers. We produce more than 50 events and conferences in a dozen countries, connecting manufacturing professionals from around the globe. UBM Canon is part of UBM plc (UBM.L) a global provider of media and information services for professional B-to-B communities and markets.

About the Embedded Systems Conference

The Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) is where the global design engineering community gathers to learn, collaborate and celebrate innovation. Held in Silicon Valley, Boston, and Minneapolis, ESC empowers the global design engineering community with hundreds of essential technical training classes and accreditation opportunities. For more information and to register for ESC, visit: http://www.embeddedconf.com/.

Forward-looking statements

This document includes forward-looking statements which include statements regarding NXP's business strategy, financial condition, results of operations and market data, as well as other statements that are not historical facts. By their nature, forward-looking statements are subject to numerous factors, risks and uncertainties that could cause actual outcomes and results to be materially different from those projected. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. Except for any ongoing obligation to disclose material information as required by the United States federal securities laws, NXP does not have any intention or obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements after NXP distributes this document, whether to reflect any future events or circumstances or otherwise. For a discussion of potential risks and uncertainties, please refer to the risk factors listed in NXP's SEC filings. Copies of NXP's SEC filings are available from the SEC website, www.sec.gov.

CONTACT: For more information on UBM Canon please contact: Joseph Marks Assoc. Director, Event Business Development Electronics, UBM Canon T: (212) 600-3058 For more information on NXP Semiconductors please contact: Tate Tran, Technology Public Relations Manager (408) 518-5291, Tate.tran@nxp.com

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