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Microchip records 100th straight profitable quarter

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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 →

Microchip Announces Acquisition of Supertex

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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 →

Microchip Announces FIRST Robotics results

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Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced the results of the 2013 FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC) Arizona Regional, held March 22-23, 2013 in Chandler. Phoenix’s Carl Hayden High School; Tempe Preparatory Academy, Tempe; and Buena High School, Sierra Vista qualified to compete in the 2013 FIRST Robotics… Read More →

Microchip Wins Prestigious Technology Awards

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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 →

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 →