Skyworks Solutions

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Skyworks Solutions, Inc.
Public
Traded asNASDAQSWKS
NASDAQ-100 Component
S&P 500 Component
ISINUS83088M1027 Edit this on Wikidata
IndustrySemiconductors
Founded2002
HeadquartersIrvine, California, United States
Key people
David Aldrich, Chairman of the Board
Liam Griffin, President & CEO
ProductsWireless communication technologies
RevenueIncrease$3,376.8 million USD (FY19)
Increase$952.0 million USD (FY19)
Increase$853.6 million USD (FY19)
Number of employees
9,030 (2020)
Websitewww.skyworksinc.com

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. is an American semiconductor company headquartered in Irvine, California, United States.

Skyworks manufactures semiconductors for use in radio frequency (RF) and mobile communications systems. Its products include power amplifiers, front-end modules and RF products for handsets and wireless infrastructure equipment.[1] The company's portfolio includes amplifiers, attenuators, circulators, demodulators, detectors, diodes, directional couplers, front-end modules, hybrids, infrastructure RF subsystems, isolators, lighting and display solutions[buzzword], mixers, modulators, optocouplers, optoisolators, phase shifters, PLLs/synthesizers/VCOs, power dividers/combiners, power management devices, receivers, switches and technical ceramics.

History[edit]

The company formed as a result of a merger of Alpha Industries and the wireless communications division of Conexant, which took effect on June 26, 2002.[2] Headquartered in Irvine, California, Skyworks has manufacturing facilities in Woburn, Massachusetts, Newbury Park, California and Mexicali, Mexico. It has design centers in Irvine; Santa Rosa, California; Newbury Park; Woburn; Greensboro, North Carolina; Cedar Rapids, Iowa; and Ottawa, Ontario.[3] According to its website, the company has design, engineering, manufacturing, marketing, sales and service facilities throughout North America, Europe, Japan and Asia.[3]

The music video for The Postal Service's song "Such Great Heights" is set in Skyworks' Newbury Park chip fabrication plant.[4]

On October 5, 2015, Skyworks Solutions entered a definitive agreement to acquire PMC-Sierra for $2 billion in cash.[5] However, Skyworks walked away from the deal, having been outbid by Microsemi.[citation needed]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Skyworks launches WCDMA PA modules with integrated daisy chain coupler". Semiconductor Today. April 12, 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-18.
  2. ^ "Alpha and Conexant's Wireless Business Complete Merger; Skyworks Commences Operations as an Independent Company". Business Wire. June 26, 2002. Retrieved 2010-04-18.
  3. ^ a b Locations. Skyworks website. Retrieved 2019-12-09
  4. ^ "Fab Video". Skyworks Solutions, Inc. Archived from the original on 2005-03-01. Retrieved 2007-12-25.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-10-10. Retrieved 2015-10-07.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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