Toshiba America Electronic Components is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, a subsidiary of Toshiba, Japan s second- largest semiconductor manufacturer and the world s ninth largest integrated manufacturer of electric and electronic equipment. Located in Irvine, Calif., TAEC manufactures semiconductors, color picture tubes, display tubes and LCD and other electronics and components. Its product offerings include memory and flash memory-based storage solutions, a broad range of discrete devices, displays, medical tubes, ASICs, custom SOCs, microprocessors, microcontrollers and wireless components for the computing, wireless, networking, automotive and digital consumer markets. Toshiba America is the holding company for one of the nation s leading group of high technology companies. It is the parent of six operating companies that together span a diversified range of modern electronics, each conducting research and development, manufacturing, sales and service in its field. Toshiba Corporation is a world leader in high technology products with more than 360 consolidated subsidiaries worldwide.