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Microchip records 100th straight profitable quarter

Steve Sanghi - Microchip Technology

Microchip Technology Incorporated, a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today reported results for the three months ended September 30. GAAP net sales for the second quarter of fiscal 2016 were $541.4 million, down 0.9% from GAAP net sales of $546.2 million in the prior year’s second fiscal quarter.  GAAP net income for the second… Read More →

Microchip Sets Record Net Sales Quarter

Steve Sanghi, president and CEO of Microchip.

Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, reported results for the three months ended June 30, 2014. Consolidated GAAP net sales for the first quarter of fiscal 2015 were a record $528.9 million, up 7.2% sequentially from net sales of $493.4 million in the immediately preceding quarter,… Read More →

Microchip Acquires ISSC Technologies

Steve Sanghi, president and CEO of Microchip.

Microchip Technology Incorporated, a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, and ISSC Technologies Corporation (ISSC) today announced that Microchip has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ISSC, a leading provider of low power Bluetooth and advanced wireless solutions for the Internet Of Things (IoT) market. ISSC is publicly traded on the GreTai… Read More →

Avnet Tech Games Winners Announced

Arizona State University student team members Haylee Hilgers, right, and Jason Hyacinthe won the EMC Green Data Center Challenge at the Avnet Tech Games.

Avnet, Inc., a leading global technology distributor, announced the 2014 winners of the Avnet Tech Games. Close to 200 students from Arizona community colleges and universities competed head-to-head for top honors in the Avnet Tech Games Arizona onsite competition on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at The University of Advancing Technology in Tempe. In addition, college… Read More →

Microchip Announces Acquisition of Supertex

Steve Sanghi - Microchip Technology
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Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ:MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, and Supertex Incorporated (NASDAQ: SUPX) today announced that Microchip has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Supertex for $33 per share in cash, which represents a total equity value of about $394 million, and a total enterprise value of about $246… Read More →

Microchip Acquires Novocell Semiconductor

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Chandler-based Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, through its Silicon Storage Technology (SST) subsidiary, and Novocell Semiconductor, Inc. (Novocell) announced that Microchip and SST have signed a definitive agreement to acquire Novocell.  The acquisition was approved by the Boards of Directors of each company and is being announced… Read More →

Microchip Delivers 12 Billionth Microcontroller

Mr. Hitoshi Tatsuno, Vice President of Operation Management Dept. & Purchasing Dept., Nidec Corporation, receives the 12 billionth PIC® Microcontroller trophy from Joe Krawczyk, Vice President, Sales, Asia Pacific, Microchip Technology Inc.
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Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced the shipment of its 12 billionth PIC® microcontroller (MCU) to the Nidec Corporation—a preeminent global supplier of precision motors, based in Japan.  Microchip delivered this 12 billionth MCU approximately 10 months after delivering its 11 billionth. Today’s announcement demonstrates the… Read More →

Science Foundation releases 5-year plan to strengthen STEM education

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Ask any leader of a technology company in Arizona what their biggest hurdles are and there is always one common challenge: finding enough homegrown qualified workers to fill their needs. “Arizona is transitioning to an economy that is increasingly dependent upon a knowledge-based workforce,” said Steve Sanghi, CEO of Microchip in Chandler. “Out No. 1… Read More →

Microchip Expands USB Portfolio

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Chandler-based Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, analog and Flash-IP solutions, announced from the DESIGN East/ESC Boston Conference the expansion of its certified Full-Speed USB 2.0 Device PIC microcontroller portfolio with three new Enhanced Midrange 8-bit families comprising 15 scalable MCUs ranging from 14 to 100 pins with up to 128 KB of… Read More →

50 Largest Employers In Arizona

50 Largest Employers in Arizona - AZ Business Magazine January/February 2012

These are the 50 largest employers in Arizona, including public and privately held companies and not-for-profit corporations, ranked by the number of employees based on full-time equivalents of 40 hours per week and based on industry research. 50 Largest Employers in Arizona Walmart Stores Inc. Arizona employees in 2011: 30,634 Employment change since 2010: Added… Read More →

SciTech Festival Spotlights Arizona As Growing Power In Science, Technology

Arizona SciTech Festival - AZ Business Magazine January/February 2012
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Techno party: SciTech Festival will put spotlight on Arizona as a growing power in science and technology Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer says there is no better way to launch the state’s second century than by creating future leaders in industries that Brewer sees as crucial for the state’s economic vitality. “Arizona is an emerging world… Read More →