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Ultra Clean Technology Receives "Outstanding Supplier" Salute From Global Semiconductor Technology Leader Lam Research Corporation.

Menlo Park, CA - April 09, 2007 – Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCTT), the parent company of Ultra Clean Technology (UCT), a leading developer and supplier of critical subsystems for the semiconductor capital equipment and advanced medical device industries, announced today that it has been awarded "Outstanding Supplier" status by Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ: LRCX). This prestigious award recognizes the achievements of a select list of top tier suppliers.

"Outstanding Supplier" Award for 2007

With 210 suppliers in attendance, Ultra Clean Technology received the award on March 14th, 2006 at the Lam Research Corporation annual Supplier Day conference. This year, 56 suppliers were nominated for the award. The screening process utilizes Lam’s carefully devised Quality Scorecard. UCT led the field of six top suppliers with the highest overall score for 2006. Additionally, Ultra Clean posted the greatest year-over-year improvement as well. This is the second time in three years that Lam Research has recognized Ultra Clean Technology with an award for exceptional quality.

UCT provides Fremont, CA-based Lam Research Corporation with a variety of critical subsystems used in advanced wafer fabrication systems. Two of these subsystems are unique, high precision modules designed for used in the innovative, Lam Microwave Stripper and the Strip 45 Systems. These next-generation wafer cleaning solutions from Lam Research employ proprietary technology and can be used throughout the semiconductor manufacturing process.

Clarence Granger, Ultra Clean Technology President and Chief Executive Officer remarked: "Ultra Clean Technology takes great pride in receiving Lam’s 2007 award for Outstanding Supplier. I believe that UCT’s commitment to superior quality and customer support continues to differentiate our company.”

About Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc.

Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. is a developer and supplier of critical subsystems for the semiconductor capital equipment and medical device manufacturing industries. Ultra Clean offers its customers a complete outsourced solution for a wide variety of complex modules ranging from liquid and gas delivery systems to robotic device assemblies. The company can facilitate improved design-to-delivery cycle times and enable their customers to focus on R&D, product development and other core competencies. Ultra Clean’s customers are primarily original equipment manufacturers of semiconductor capital equipment and complex medical devices. The Company is headquartered in Menlo Park, California with facilities in South San Francisco, Portland, Austin and Shanghai, China. Additional information is available at

About Lam Research Corporation

Lam Research Corporation, one of Fortune magazine's "100 Fastest-Growing Companies" in 2006, is a major supplier of wafer fabrication equipment and services to the world's semiconductor industry. Lam's commitment to social responsibility has been recognized on Business Ethics/CRO's 100 Best Corporate Citizens list for the last three years. Lam employs over 2,600 in Asia, Europe, and the United States and generated $2.2 billion in revenue in calendar year 2006. Lam's common stock trades on The NASDAQ Global Select MarketSM under the symbol LRCX. Lam is a NASDAQ-100® company.

Media contacts:

Ms. Sowmya Krishnan
Ultra Clean Technology
150 Independence Drive, Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 617-4105
fax (650) 326-0929

Mr. Robert Goldberg
StartupFactory. LLC
(510) 238-0800

Mr. Dan Carpenter
Lam Research Corporation
(510) 572-5241