A Microcontroller Giant Emerges from NXP-Freescale Merger

13 May 2015

NXP-Freescale. Source: WikiNXP-Freescale. Source: WikiThe recent NXP Freescale merger would have generated $1.3 billion in industrial semiconductor revenues in 2014, which equates to roughly 3% of the overall global industrial semiconductor market. The merged NXP-Freescale would rank sixth, behind Analog Devices, which is a huge leap from NXP’s previous rank of 16th and FSL’s previous rank of 18th.

The combined company will catapult into the top 10 for major industrial applications. It will achieve impressive share gains, especially in the following categories: manufacturing and process automation, military and civil aerospace, power and energy, and medical electronics.

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