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San Jose, CA, February 19, 2008 -- GES Inc. today announced it has been awarded a personnel service contract by Kokusai Electric Semiconductor Service Inc., one of the subsidiaries of semiconductor equipment division of Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc.. Under terms of the contract, GES Inc. and Hitachi Kokusai’s Semiconductor Equipment Group will develop multiple field service teams with engineers from Viet Nam to support Hitachi Kokusai’s semiconductor processing equipment products. The new agreement is the latest outsourced-engineering partnership with GES Inc., for support of the equipment users at more competitive costs, and aimed at improving customer satisfaction. "GES Inc. is enabling us to improve the quantity and the quality of the services that we provide to our customers, which is exactly what they demand from world-class suppliers. This mutually-beneficial relationship should allow us to build a prosperous partnership together," said Masakazu Ozawa, President & CEO of Kokusai Electric Semiconductor Service Inc.


Hitachi Kokusai’s Semiconductor Equipment Group has a long and successful history of providing semiconductor equipment to the industry. They have been awarded the Top Supplier of the Year award, many times from a number of leading-edge semiconductor companies for their contributions. Meanwhile, GES has been securing numerous contracts with equipment companies to provide them quality engineering talent from Vietnam, at more affordable costs to their global operations. The semiconductor buildup in Vietnam continues to gather momentum, as more device manufacturers, Assembly & Test House providers and equipment companies have announced operations there to improve their margins, and prepare for future global markets.


"This contract from another of the world's foremost suppliers of semiconductor equipment, and with such an established reputation for top technical performance, is yet another validation of the industry's confidence in our value added service solution," said Don Tran, GES CEO.


About Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc.


Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc. designs and manufactures Wireless Communication and Information System, Broadcasting and Video Systems, and Semiconductor Manufacturing Systems, and globally provides those systems to the United States, Europe, Asia, etc. Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc.’s common stock trades on Tokyo Stock Exchange (1st Section), and Osaka Securities Exchange (1st Section).


The semiconductor equipment division of Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc. is a premiere global supplier of semiconductor manufacturing equipment and providing its state-of-the-art technology solutions in the semiconductor industry.

For more information, visit Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc.'s web site at www.hitachi-kokusai.co.jp


About Kokusai Electric Semiconductor Service Inc.


Established in 1989, Kokusai Electric Semiconductor Service started business as the service division of Hitachi Kokusai Electric, Inc. Provides total solution of various semiconductor equipment covering from installation, maintenance, conversion, renewal etc. to operator’s training of the equipment to contribute stable operations and productivity of the equipment. It leads all the subsidiaries of Hitachi Kokusai’s Semiconductor Equipment Group as a core company. http://www.hitachi-kokusai.co.jp/kss/


About GES Inc.


Founded in 2006, GES provides worldwide field service engineering, design and engineering support, and manufacturing services to the semiconductor, FPD production equipment and semiconductor manufacturing industries. The company has operations in the U.S., Viet Nam, Japan and Taiwan. www.geservs.com


Contact: Kokusai Electric Semiconductor Service - 81-42-570-5936
GES - Marty Mason 408-431-1399
martymason@geservs.com

I have worked with GES on several high visibility projects. Their attention to detail, consistent professionalism and willingness to support our efforts makes our business relationship a good partnership. I look forward to working with GES on future projects.

- Richard Garcia,
   Product Manager, 200mm Applications
   Crossing Automation Inc.
We have been successfully working with GES since 2009 on a very critical outsourcing project for a major customer. GES engineers have proven to be of high quality and reliable contributing to the success of the project

- Bob DiCrosta,
   VP of Global Customer Support
   Rudolph Technologies, Inc.
We select GES as our turnkey equipment refurbishment service provider because of our long standing positive experience with their engineering service quality, their equipment manufacturing capabilities in Viet Nam; and especially, their focused attention to protect the intellectual property of customers

- Kenny Sunohara,
   VP & General Manager, Field Solutions Business Unit
   Tokyo Electron Limited (TEL)