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Microchip technology reunites cat with owner one year after disappearance

Victoria Tenorio said she is ‘grateful’ for the microchip technology that reunited her with her cat Toto more than a year after his disappearance. (Photo by Elena Mendoza/Cronkite News)

Victoria Tenorio lost Toto, her beloved cat of five years, for an entire year. Toto’s litterbox was in the garage when a mechanic came to work on Tenorio’s car. Toto escaped. “He just slipped out and my mom didn’t notice. Then we closed the garage and I think he wasn’t able to find his way… 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 →

Arizona’s 25 Most Influential Minority Business Leaders

Clarence McAllister, president and CEO of Fortis Networks,

What would you do it you opened the pages of this magazine and saw Jerry Colangelo listed as one of the 25 Most Influential Minority Business Leaders in Arizona? You’d do a double take, but it’s not out of the realm of possibilities. Consider this: Among 439,633 Arizonans under age 5 in 2012, this is… Read More →

Microchip Completes Acquisition of Supertex

Steve Sanghi, president and CEO of Microchip.

Microchip Technology Incorporated and Supertex, Inc. announced that Microchip has completed its previously announced acquisition of Supertex following approval of the transaction by Supertex shareholders at Supertex’s special meeting of shareholders held today. Approximately 98.4% of the Supertex shares that voted were voted in favor of the merger in which Supertex shareholders will receive $33.00… Read More →

Industry Leaders of Arizona take spotlight

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Az Business magazine is proud to present the Industry Leaders of Arizona (ILoA) Awards, which recognize  the contributions and impact of Arizona‐based companies in five key industries — commercial real estate, education, entertainment, manufacturing and technology. The 30 finalists for this year’s ILoA Awards are profiled on the following pages. Winners will be recognized at… Read More →

Microchip Technology Acquires EqcoLogic

Steve Sanghi - Microchip Technology
by in Business News | Tech

Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced the acquisition of EqcoLogic, an innovator in equalizer and coaxial transceiver products and technologies. EqcoLogic is a privately held, fabless semiconductor company based in Brussels, Belgium and a spin out of Vrije Universiteit Brussel. The terms of the acquisition are… Read More →

Microchip Wins Prestigious Technology Awards

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by in Business News | Tech

Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, announced that it has been recognized by the following global electronics industry publications and organizations for product innovation and technology leadership. After launching in November, Microchip won three prestigious awards for its MGC3130, which offers low-power, precise, fast and robust hand position… Read More →

Innovation unites Arizona’s economic engines

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When Arizona became a state 100 years ago, it was easy to identify its economic engines, those industries, innovators and locations that drove the state’s economy and employment. They all started with C — copper, cotton, citrus, cattle and climate. A decade later, it’s not so easy. “We must find ways to diversify our economy,… Read More →

Microchip Technology Acquires SMSC

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Microchip Technology Incorporated, a leading provider of microcontroller, analog and Flash-IP solutions, and Standard Microsystems Corporation announced that Microchip has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Standard Microsystems Corporation (“SMSC”) for $37.00 per share in cash, which represents a total equity value of about $939 million, and a total enterprise value of about $766 million, after… Read More →

Microchip Technology Acquires Roving Networks

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Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, analog and Flash-IP solutions, announced the acquisition of Roving Networks, an innovator in low-power embedded Wi-Fi and Bluetooth solutions based in Los Gatos, Calif. Roving Networks is a privately held, fabless semiconductor developer of Wi-Fi certified transceivers and FCC certified Wi-Fi and Bluetooth modules. The terms of… Read More →

Steve Sanghi, Microchip Technology Inc.

Steve Sanghi - Microchip Technology

Steve Sanghi, talks about his experience as President and CEO of Microchip Technology, Inc. and the role technology plays in Arizona’s future. Title: Chairman of the Board, President and CEO Company: Microchip Technology, Inc. How is being CEO of a technology company different from being CEO of a more traditional manufacturing company? I used to… Read More →

The Future of Technology In Arizona: Where Do We Go From Here?

Future of Technology - AZ Business Magazine January/February 2012

The future of technology: Science and engineering turned Arizona’s first 100 years upside down, so where do we go from here? Think about the achievements in technology that came during Arizona’s first 100 years. The first transcontinental telephone service between New York and San Francisco (1915). The world’s first radio broadcasting station goes on the… Read More →

Arizona Centennial Series: Looking Ahead At The State’s Next Century

Arizona Centennial Series - AZ Business Magazine January/February 2012
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Arizona Centennial — Forward thinking: Algae, solar, personalized medicine or none of the above? Some of Arizona’s greatest minds look ahead at the state’s next century A century ago, Arizonans with an entrepreneurial spirit ventured deep into the deserts and mountains in search of gold and copper. Today, as Arizona celebrates its 100th birthday, their… Read More →

Microchip Ships Its Ten Billionth PIC Microcontroller

Microchip's PIC Microcontroller
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Today, Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, analog and Flash-IP solutions, announced the delivery of its ten billionth PIC microcontroller to Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, in less than a year after delivering its nine billionth. “The shipment of our ten billionth PIC microcontroller is a remarkable achievement, and shipping it to a giant… Read More →