Microchip Acquires Supertex

Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ:MCHP) www.microchip.com,  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…

Microchip Device Delivers Complete Motor Drive System

Chandler, Ariz., — Microchip Technology Inc. introduces a three-phase BLDC motor gate driver with power module. The MCP8024 device includes functions that power dsPIC digital signal controllers (DSCs) and PIC microcontrollers (MCUs) with capabilities to drive six N-channel MOSFETs. This provides increased efficiency, while lowering system cost and reducing time to market. The MCP8024 operates across…

Microchip Delivers 12 Billionth PIC Microcontroller to Nidec

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…