33 Facts About Microchip Technology


Microchip Technology Inc is a publicly-listed American corporation that manufactures microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP integrated circuits.

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Microchip Technology offers support and resources to educators, researchers and students in an effort to increase awareness and knowledge of embedded applications.

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Microchip Technology was founded in 1987 when General Instrument spun off its microelectronics division as a wholly owned subsidiary.

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Microchip Technology became an independent company in 1989 when it was acquired by a group of venture capitalists led by Sequoia Capital.

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In-line with the general consolidation of the semiconductor industry, Microchip Technology purchased 17 semiconductor manufacturers from 2007 through 2017.

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Microchip Technology offers a broad portfolio of analog products that address thermal management, power management, battery management, mixed-signal, linear, interface, safety and security needs.

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Microchip Technology offers a wide-range of memory products that includes serial EEPROM, serial SRAM, serial flash, serial NvSRAM, serial EERAM, parallel EEPROM, parallel one-time programmable flash, parallel flash and CryptoMemory devices.

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Microchip Technology offers a variety of programming tools and other tools to support the use of microcontrollers, digital signal controllers, and microprocessors.

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Microchip Technology offers crypto element devices that provide authentication, data integrity, and confidentiality in a variety of applications, such as disposables, accessories and nodes.

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Microchip Technology offers oscillators, clock generators, clock and data distribution products and real-time clock and calendar devices.

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Microchip Technology's offerings focus on lower-power operation designed for sensing or command and control products.

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Microchip Technology had sold more than 6 billion microcontrollers as of 2009.

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Microchip Technology used the purchase to create the Secure Data Products Group.

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Microchip Technology announced the execution of an agreement to buy the complex on May 24, 2000.

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Microchip Technology expected to hire 100 employees before year end and 1, 000 employees in total.

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Microchip Technology's plans were never realized due to the early 2000s recession.

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Microchip Technology announced the sale of the Puyallup facility, which had become known as Fab 3, on October 19, 2007 for $30 million from an unsolicited offer.

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Microchip Technology announced plans to purchase TelCom Semiconductor on October 27, 2000 in an all stock deal for $300 million.

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Microchip Technology announced the acquisition of Hampshire Company on October 15, 2008.

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On February 17, 2009, a partnership between ZeroG Wireless and Microchip Technology was announced for the production of ZeroG development kits designed to provide Wi-Fi capabilities for Microchip Technology's PIC microcontrollers.

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Microchip Technology announced the acquisition of ZeroG Wireless on January 11, 2010 for an undisclosed amount.

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Silicon Storage Microchip Technology, Inc was a Sunnyvale, California, United States, technology company producing non-volatile memory devices and related products.

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Ident Microchip Technology AG was a German company that developed capacitive sensing technology.

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Microchip Technology announced the acquisition of EqcoLogic on February 10, 2014.

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Microchip Technology announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire ISSC on May 22, 2014.

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The terms of the agreement stipulated that Microchip Technology would acquire all outstanding shares of ISSC for approximately $4.

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Microchip Technology announced the completion of its tend offer to acquire the outstanding shares of ISSC on July 14, 2014.

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The ISSC acquisition represents the first major overseas acquisition completed by Microchip Technology and was funded with the use of a portion of Microchip Technology's foreign cash.

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Microchip Technology announced the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire Supertex, Inc on February 10, 2014 for $33 per share in cash.

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Microchip Technology announced the completion of the acquisition on April 1, 2014 with 98.

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Microchip Technology announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Micrel for $14.

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In October 2020, Microchip Technology announced the acquisition of New Zealand-based Tekron International Limited.

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Microchip Technology intends to offer these products to "financial, data center, industrial, and communications clients.

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