Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (MXIM) to Conduct NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell Remotely from Maxim's Headquarters in Sunnyvale, California

Remote Bell Ceremony to Celebrate Maxim's Re-listing on The NASDAQ Stock Market

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| Source: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

ADVISORY, Oct. 7, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --



 What:
 Maxim Integrated Products (MXIM), a leading analog semiconductor
 company, will commence trading on the NASDAQ at the market open on
 Wednesday October 8, 2008.

 To commemorate the occasion, Tunc Doluca, President & CEO, and Kip
 Hagopian, Chairman of the Board of Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.
 (MXIM), will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell remotely from the
 company's headquarters in Sunnyvale, California to celebrate their
 re-listing on NASDAQ.  NASDAQ currently has 586 listed companies
 from California and 37 from Sunnyvale.

 The Opening and Closing Bell is a ceremonial event that represents
 NASDAQ's virtual market model. As a result, NASDAQ can be opened or
 closed from any location bringing together investors and market
 participants from around the world to mark the beginning and ending
 of the trading day.

 Where:
 NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio

 When:
 Wednesday, October 8, 2008 at 3:45 - 4:00 p.m. ET

 Contacts:
 Paresh Maniar
 Office: (408) 470-5348
 Paresh.maniar@maxim-ic.com

 NASDAQ MarketSite:
 Jolene Libretto
 646.441.5220
 Jolene.Libretto@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:

The Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (ul 5985V; dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1624. If you have any questions, please contact Jolene Libretto at (646) 441-5220.

Radio Feed:

An audio transmission of the Closing Bell is also available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.

Webcast:

A live Webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.

About Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (MXIM):

Maxim Integrated Products is a publicly traded company that designs, manufactures, and sells over $2 billion of high-performance semiconductor products annually. It was founded over 25 years ago with the mission to deliver innovative analog and mixed-signal engineering solutions that add value to its customers' products. To date, Maxim has developed over 5,800 products in 28 product categories serving the Industrial, Communications, Consumer, and Computing markets. For more information, go to www.maxim-ic.com.

About NASDAQ OMX:

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, and with over 3,900 companies, it is number one in worldwide listings among major markets. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market; the OMX Nordic Exchange, including First North; and the 144A PORTAL Market. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and ETFs. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 60 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. OMX Nordic Exchange is not a legal entity but describes the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com/.