NXP Semiconductors N.V.

Company Profile

■URL

http://www.nxp.com

■Address

High Tech Campus 60, 5656 AG Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Business Overview

-The Company manufactures integrated circuits and discrete semiconductors through a combination of wholly owned manufacturing facilities, manufacturing facilities operated jointly with other semiconductor companies and third-party foundries and assembly and test subcontractors.

-The Company was formerly Philips's semiconductor division.

-The Company is a leader in high-performance, mixed-signal (HPMS) semiconductor solutions, and is especially strong in Near Field Communication (NFC) technology.

-In March 2015, the Company entered into a definitive agreement under which it would merge with Freescale Semiconductor Ltd. The merger was completed on December 7, 2015.
 

Competitors

  • Analog Devices
  • Atmel
  • Broadcom
  • Cavium
  • Diodes
  • Infineon
  • Intel
  • Linear Technology
  • Maxim Integrated Products
  • Microchip
  • Renesas Electronics
  • On Semiconductor
  • Power Integrations
  • ROHM
  • Silicon Laboratories
  • ST \Microelectronics
  • Texas Instruments

Shareholders

-The Company is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market

Products

Microcontrollers and processors
-MCUs and MPUs for ADAS, Safety, Security, Powertrain and Body electronics

Secure car access
-Automotive NFC (Near Field Communication) controllers
-Immobilizer systems
-Passive keyless entry systems
-Remote keyless entry systems
-Security transponders & encryption systems

Interface and connectivity
-LCD drivers
-LED drivers
-CAN, LIN, FlexRay transceivers
-System basis chips
-CAN protocol controllers
-Ethernet products
-USB host controllers
-RFID traceability systems

Media and audio processing
-AM/FM radio and audio solutions
-Audio amplifiers
-Data converters
-IF demodulators
-Media processors
-Multi standard digital radios
-Silicon tuners
-Digital demodulators

Discrete and logic
-Automotive MOSFETs
-Bipolar transistors
-Diodes
-ESD protections
-High side switches
-Logic products
-Low side switches
-Squib drivers
-Transient voltage suppressors

Power management
-Battery management ICs
-Engine and DC motor controllers
-Lighting driver and controller ICs
-Linear regulators
-Power management ICs
-Switching regulators

RF
-Low Noise Amplifier MMIC
-Bipolar transistors
-Multi-channel 77 GHz radar transceiver chipset
-Car radio tuners - Analog IF
-Car radio tuners - Digital IF

Sensors
-Accelerometers
-Angular sensors
-Pressure sensors
-Rotational sensors
-Temperature sensors

History

1953 Founded in the Netherlands as a Dutch public company with limited liability under the name Philips Semiconductors.
2006 Sold to a consortium of private equity investors and changed name to NXP.
Aug. 2010 Listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market.
Mar. 2015 Entered into a definitive agreement of merger with Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd. The merger consummated in December 2015.
Oct. 2016 Announced a definitive agreement with Qualcomm Incorporated under which Qualcomm will acquire the Company.
Jan.  2017 Announced a long-term strategic partnership with Geely Automobile Group.
Jun. 2017 Tied-up with  Elektrobit (EB), a developer of embedded and connected technology solutions for the automotive industry.
Jun. 2017 Expanded  its 15-year collaboration to speed up time-to-market for connected car solutions with Harman International.
Aug. 2017 Announced that it has entered into a Strategic Cooperation Framework Agreement (“Agreement”) with Changan Automobile. The long-term partnership is a multiphase engagement.

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