Intersil Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets high-performance analog, mixed-signal, and power management integrated circuits (ICs). The company’s product portfolio addresses opportunities within the industrial and infrastructure, consumer, and personal computing electronics markets. Products Industrial and Infrastructure The company’s products enable multiple functions in various industrial and infrastructure systems. From the advanced aviation and satellite systems to factory automation equipment and automotive systems, the company’s power management, analog, and mixed signal ICs provide the electronic building blocks of these systems. Personal Computing The company’s products provide the power management functions for various types of personal computers, including Ultrabooks, notebooks, and desktops. These functions include power management for the central processing unit, battery charging, display power, and other types of power related functions within a personal computer. Consumer The company’s products enable multiple functions for consumer electronics, including smart phones, tablets, displays, and various other consumer electronic devices. These functions include power management, battery charging, light and proximity sensing, and display image quality enhancement functions. Sales, Marketing, and Distribution The company markets its products for sale to customers, including distributors, primarily in China, the U.S., South Korea, Taiwan, and Japan. The company serves original equipment manufacturer customers, original design manufacturer customers, and contract manufacturers. The company sells its products through distributors and value-added resellers. Suppliers The company’s suppliers include IBM Microelectronics, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, and United Microelectronics Corporation. Business Strategy The company’s business strategy emphasizes various primary elements, such as focus, participating in large vertical markets, maintaining technology leadership, maintaining quality customer service, and partnering with leaders in semiconductor markets, products, and services. Its strategy is to utilize its technical expertise and customer relationships to provide differentiated IC products. Research and Development The company incurred costs of $166.9 million on research and development projects in 2012, including equity-based employee compensation. Trademarks and Patents The company has approximately 1,400 patents. The expiration dates of its patents range from 2013 to 2030. Competition The company’s competitors include Texas Instruments, Inc.; Analog Devices, Inc.; Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.; Linear Technology Corp.; and ON Semiconductor. History Intersil Corporation was founded in 1999.
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1001 Murphy Ranch Road
Milpitas, CA 95035
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