American manufacturer (full name - Freescale Semiconductor Inc.) semiconductors, as well as semiconductor components, controllers and processors. The company's solutions are used in consumer, automotive and industrial electronics, as well as communication equipment. It is one of the twenty largest semiconductor manufacturers.
The company was founded in 2004. It was formed as a result of the transformation of the division Semiconductor Products Sector (SPS) companies Motorola Inc. into an independent enterprise. This division itself began its activities in 1953 and made more than one contribution to the development of semiconductor technology. In the early 90s of the last century, the production of conductors was about 30% from the entire business Motorola. Early computers Apple used production processors SPS.
Selection SPS into a separate company began at the end of 2003, when Motorola decided to completely abandon the semiconductor business, focusing on mobile communications.
Headquarters Freescale Semiconductor located in Austin, Texas, USA (Austin, Texas, USA). Production facilities are scattered around the world. The company's factories employ tens of thousands of people, and its products are purchased by tens of thousands of companies. Engaged Freescale and OEM assembly. The company owns over 6,000 patents.