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ON Semiconductor is a former Fortune 500semiconductors supplier company, dropping into the Fortune 1000 in 2020. 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. ON Semiconductor runs a network of manufacturing facilities, sales offices and design centers in North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific regions. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, ON Semiconductor has revenues of $3.907 billion (2016), which puts it among the worldwide top 20 semiconductor sales leaders.
ON Semiconductor was founded in 1999. The company was originally a spinoff of Motorola's Semiconductor Components Group. It continues to manufacture Motorola's discrete, standard analog, and standard logic devices.
In April 2000, ON Semiconductor completed the acquisition of Cherry Semiconductor.
In 2003, ON Semiconductor acquired TESLA SEZAM (manufacturer of semiconductor chips) and TEROSIL (production of silicon) in the Czech Republic. Both of these companies were the successors of the former state-owned company TESLA.
In May 2006, ON Semiconductor completed the acquisition of LSI Logic Gresham, Oregon Design & Manufacturing Facility.
In January 2008, ON Semiconductor completed the acquisition of the CPU Voltage and PC Thermal Monitoring Business from Analog Devices, Inc., for $184 million.
In March 2008, ON Semiconductor completed the acquisition of AMI Semiconductor for $915 million.
On July 17, 2008, ON Semiconductor Corporation and Catalyst Semiconductor, Inc. announced the acquisition of Catalyst Semiconductor, Inc. by ON Semiconductor Corporation for $115 million. On October 9, 2008, Catalyst Semiconductor, Inc. announced the approval of the acquisition. On October 10, 2008, ON Semiconductor Corporation announced the completion of the acquisition.
In November 2009, ON Semiconductor completed the acquisition of PulseCore for $17M.
In December 2009, ON Semiconductor announced the acquisition of California Micro Devices.
In June 2010, ON Semiconductor completed the acquisition of Sound Design Technologies, Ltd., for $22 million.
In January 2011, ON Semiconductor completed the acquisition of SANYO Semiconductor.
In February 2011, ON Semiconductor completed the acquisition of the CMOS Image Sensor Business Unit from Cypress Semiconductor, for $31.4 million
In May 2014, ON Semiconductor completed the acquisition of Truesense Imaging, Inc.
In June 2014, ON Semiconductor announced a $400 million deal to acquire California-based Aptina Imaging Corp.
In July 2014, ON Semiconductor and Fujitsu Semiconductor announced Strategic Partnership (including foundry services agreement and the definitive agreement pursuant to which ON Semiconductor will become a 10% shareholder of Fujitsu's 8-inch wafer fab in Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan)
In July 2015, ON Semiconductor completed the acquisition of Axsem AG.
In August 2016, ON Semiconductor has entered into a definitive agreement with respect to the divestiture of the Ignition IGBT business to Littelfuse and has also entered into a separate definitive agreement with Littelfuse to sell its transient voltage suppression ("TVS") diode and switching thyristor product lines, for a combined $104 million in cash.
In March 2017, ON Semiconductor announced that it is acquiring and licensing mmWave technology for automotive radar applications developed by IBM's Haifa, Israel, research team. It includes staff, equipment, research facilities and intellectual property.
In May 2018, ON Semiconductor Acquired Ireland based company - SensL Technologies Ltd.
In June 2019, ON Semiconductor Acquired Quantenna Communications
In April 2019, ON Semiconductor to Acquire GlobalFoundries 300mm Fabrication Facility in East Fishkill, New York.
United States: Phoenix, Arizona; Santa Clara, California; Longmont, Colorado; Pocatello, Idaho; Lower Gwynedd, Pennsylvania; East Greenwich, Rhode Island; Austin, Texas; Plano, Texas; Lindon, Utah; South Portland, Maine
In 2012, ON Semiconductor won the IR Magazine U.S. Awards in three fields, Best IR by a CEO or chairman for mid cap; No. 56 best company in the U.S. in terms of Investor Relations; No. 3 in Best Investor Relations in technology sector for mid/small cap companies.
In 2012, based on the company's efforts in semiconductor, it won the Large Company of the Year Award by IEEE.
ON Semiconductor won the Hot 100 Electronic products of 2012 and 2009 by EDN magazine.
In 2000, ON Semiconductor won the Forbes Advertising Excellence best in category Industrial Machinery/Electrical Components.