Microchip Announces its First Mobile App Developer Partner

Chandler, Ariz. — Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced its first App Developer Specialist—WillowTree Apps—the latest company to join Microchip’s world-class Design Partner Network.  This new App Developer Specialist category, which designates an exclusive focus on Web and native-app creation, builds on Microchip’s deep roster of traditional…

Microchip, Xymox Announce Strategic Partnership

Chandler, Ariz. — Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced a strategic partnership with Xymox Technologies to provide customers with a complete, cost-effective touch and gesture interface solution with industry-leading low-power touch electronics and printed flexible touch sensors supporting a wide range of existing and emerging markets.…

Tight Supply Continues for DDR3 SDRAM

DDR3 SDRAM continues to be the bellwether of the memory market. Despite fluctuations in pricing, product continues to be scarce and lead times continue to be an issue. Lead times for DDR3 memory ranges from 12 to 16 weeks with inventory levels remaining tight. Forecasts are pushing lead times to early 2015 for deliveries. Within…

Microchip Warns Customers to Prepare for Tight Supplies

Microchip Technology Inc. has alerted customers to possible component shortages as demand surge in multiple product segments, resulting in extended lead times and rising capacity constraints. Steve Sanghi, chairman, president and CEO of the semiconductor vendor, warned in a memo to customers that continued misalignment in orders at a time of rising demand and plant…

Microchip Q1 Sales Up 14.8%

Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today 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,…

Microchip Acquires ISSC

Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ:MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, and ISSC Technologies Corporation (ISSC) (TW OTC:5261) 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…

Microchip Offers AEC-Q100 Integrated Motor Driver

Bangkok — Microchip Technology Inc. has launched a highly integrated and compact motor driver in an 8-pin, 4×4-mm DFN package. The MCP8063 is touted as the industry’s first 1.5-A, three-phase brushless DC, sinusoidal motor driver that is automotive AEC-Q100 qualified. Targeting a variety of three-phase brushless DC motor and fan applications, the integration of the…

Microchip Completes Supertex Buy

Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ: MCHP) (“Microchip”) and Supertex, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUPX) (“Supertex“) today 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…

Element14 Expands Microchip Offering

 Element14 has announced its expansion of its Microchip portfolio of products of kits for development and lighting.  Microchip is a leading provider of analogue, RF and microcontroller devices for rapid time-to-market for diverse applications such as industrial automation, consumer electronics, medical and lighting. “We are delighted with our partnership with element14 which enables us to support…