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MEMC Provides Update on Hurricane Ike
Date:9/11/2008

ST. PETERS, Mo., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. (NYSE: WFR) today provided an update related to Hurricane Ike.

The company reported that it has started taking safety precautions at its Pasadena, Texas facility in preparation for Hurricane Ike. As part of these precautions, the company has started shutting down operations in preparation for the heavy weather which is currently projected to impact the area. Operations are anticipated to resume early next week, potentially resulting in approximately a five day impact on polysilicon production at this facility. This degree of impact for unanticipated circumstances was contemplated in the range of financial targets provided in the mid-quarter update on September 2, 2008. Should circumstances change significantly, the company will issue another press release.

About MEMC

MEMC is a global leader in the manufacture and sale of wafers and related intermediate products to the semiconductor and solar industries. MEMC has been a pioneer in the design and development of wafer technologies over the past four decades. With R&D and manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Europe and Asia, MEMC enables the next generation of high performance semiconductor devices and solar cells.

Safe Harbor Statement

Certain matters discussed in this news release are forward-looking statements, including the company's current anticipation that the shutdown of operations could potentially result in approximately a five day impact on polysilicon production at this facility. Such statements involve certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements represent the company's judgment as of the date of this release. The company disclaims, however, any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements.


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