Monday, August 3, 2015

Microchip Completes Acquisition of Micrel

Microchip Technology, which supplies microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, completed its previously announced acquisition of Micrel.

Micrel, which is based in San Jose, California, is a leading manufacturer of IC solutions for the worldwide high-performance analog and high-speed mixed signal, LAN and timing and communications solutions markets. Its products include high performance analog, power, advanced mixed-signal and radio frequency semiconductors; high speed communication, clock management, and LAN solutions including Ethernet switch and physical layer transceiver integrated circuits. These products address a wide range of rapidly growing end markets including cellular handsets, portable and enterprise computing, enterprise and home networking, wide area and metropolitan area networks and industrial equipment. Micrel was founded in 1978.