Top 10 analog IC manufacturers in the world
Recently, IC Insights announced the top 10 analog IC manufacturers in the world, and Texas Instruments is firmly in the leading position of the world’s leading analog equipment suppliers.
The top 10 analog IC manufacturers in the world according to the ranking are: Texas Instruments (TI), Analog Devices (ADI), Skyworks Solutions, Infineon , STMicroelectronics (ST), Qorvo, NXP, ON Semi, Microchip, Renesas.
Six of the top 10 analog IC manufacturers are based in the US, three are headquartered in Europe, and one is in Japan. Let’s introduce them one by one.
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) is an American technology company headquartered in Dallas, Texas, that designs and manufactures semiconductors and various integrated circuits, which it sells to electronics designers and manufacturers globally. It is one of the top 10 semiconductor companies worldwide based on sales volume. The company’s focus is on developing analog chips and embedded processors, which account for more than 80% of its revenue.
TI also produces TI digital light processing technology and education technology products including calculators, microcontrollers, and multi-core processors. The company holds 45,000 patents worldwide as of 2016.
Digital signal processors
Digital light processors
Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), also known simply as Analog, is an American multinational semiconductor company specializing in data conversion, signal processing and power management technology, headquartered in Wilmington, Massachusetts.
The company manufactures analog, mixed-signal and digital signal processing (DSP) integrated circuits (ICs) used in electronic equipment. These technologies are used to convert, condition and process real-world phenomena, such as light, sound, temperature, motion, and pressure into electrical signals.
Analog Devices has approximately 100,000 customers in the following industries: communications, computer, instrumentation, military/aerospace, automotive, and consumer electronics applications.
3. Skyworks Solutions
Irvine, California, United States
Skyworks Solutions Inc (Skyworks) designs, produces, and markets semiconductor products. The company’s product portfolio comprises amplifiers, attenuators, circulators, demodulators, detectors, diodes, directional couplers, front-end modules, hybrids, isolators, mixers, modulators, optocouplers and optoisolators, receivers, switches and technical ceramics.
It serves aerospace and defense, consumer electronics, automotive, media, mobile devices, medical, networking, smart energy, wireless infrastructure, smart energy, connected devices, wearables and community access television (CATV) industries. Skyworks distributes its products through original design manufacturers, contract manufacturers, and electronic component distributors. The company has business presence across the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle-East and Africa.
Wireless communication technologies
Infineon Technologies AG is a German semiconductor manufacturer founded in 1999 when the semiconductor operations of the former parent company Siemens AG were spun off. Infineon has about 50,280 employees and is one of the ten largest semiconductor manufacturers worldwide. In the fiscal year 2021, the company achieved sales of €11.06 billion. Infineon bought Cypress Semiconductor in April 2020.
STMicroelectronics N.V. commonly referred as ST or STMicro is a Dutch multinational corporation and technology company of French-Italian origin headquartered in Plan-les-Ouates near Geneva, Switzerland and listed on the French stock market.
ST is the largest European semiconductor contract manufacturing and design company. The company resulted from the merger of two government-owned semiconductor companies in 1987: Thomson Semiconducteurs of France and SGS Microelettronica of Italy.
Integrated circuits for specific applications, memory (including EEPROM), microcontrollers, microprocessors,transistors, smartcards
Greensboro, North Carolina
Qorvo is an American semiconductor company that designs, manufactures, and supplies radio-frequency systems for applications that drive wireless and broadband communications, as well as foundry services.
The company, which trades on NASDAQ, was created by the merger of TriQuint Semiconductor and RF Micro Devices, which was announced in 2014 and completed on January 1, 2015. The headquarters for the company originally were in both Hillsboro, Oregon (home of TriQuint), and Greensboro, North Carolina (home of RFMD), but in mid-2016 the company began referring to its North Carolina site as its exclusive headquarters.
SAW and BAW filters, GaAs and GaN foundry services and components
High Tech Campus, Eindhoven, Netherlands
NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NXP) is a Dutch semiconductor designer and manufacturer with headquarters in Eindhoven, Netherlands. The company employs approximately 31,000 people in more than 30 countries. NXP reported revenue of $11.06 billion in 2021.
Main products: Integrated Circuits
8. ON Semi
Phoenix, Arizona,United States
Onsemi (formerly ON Semiconductor until August 5, 2021) is an American semiconductor supplier company, based in Phoenix, Arizona and ranked #483 on the 2022 Fortune 500 based on its 2021 sales.
Products include power and signal management, logic, discrete, and custom devices for automotive, communications, computing, consumer, industrial, LED lighting, medical, military/aerospace and power applications. onsemi runs a network of manufacturing facilities, sales offices and design centers in North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific regions. Based on its 2016 revenues of $3.907 billion, onsemi ranked among the worldwide top 20 semiconductor sales leaders.
Intelligent power and sensing technologies
Power & signal management
Logic, discrete, & custom solutions
Chandler, Arizona, U.S.
Microchip Technology Inc. is a publicly-listed American corporation that manufactures microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP integrated circuits. Its products include microcontrollers (PIC, dsPIC, AVR and SAM), Serial EEPROM devices, Serial SRAM devices, embedded security devices, radio frequency (RF) devices, thermal, power and battery management analog devices, as well as linear, interface and wireless products.
Its corporate headquarters is located in Chandler, Arizona. Its wafer fabs are located in Tempe, Arizona, Gresham, Oregon, and Colorado Springs, Colorado. Its assembly/test facilities are in Chachoengsao, Thailand, and Calamba and Cabuyao, Philippines. Sales for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2022 were $6.82 billion.
Renesas Electronics Corporation is a Japanese semiconductor manufacturer headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, initially incorporated in 2002 as Renesas Technology, the consolidated entity of the semiconductor units of Hitachi and Mitsubishi excluding their dynamic random-access memory businesses, to which NEC Electronics merged in 2010, resulting in a minor change in the corporate name and logo to as it is now.
In the 2000s to early 2010s, Renesas had been one of the six largest semiconductor companies in the world. As of 2022, it is the world’s third-largest automotive semiconductor company and the largest microcontroller supplier. The company also has presences in the markets of analogue and mixed-signal integrated circuits, memory devices, and SoCs.
Main products: Semiconductors