Winbond Electronics Corporation America is a leading supplier of semiconductor solutions to the consumer, computer, communications and electronics products markets. Based in San Jose, Calif., the company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Winbond Electronics Corporation, the largest branded IC Company in Taiwan and a leading supplier of semiconductor solutions worldwide. Headquartered in Science-Based Industrial Park, Hsinchu, Taiwan, the corporation was founded in 1987. In 1990, the company established Winbond America. Winbond began with a regional focus on the United States and Europe. It currently has a more global mission; to design, develop, market and sell IC solutions to the worldwide electronics marketplace. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Winbond America maintains a strong emphasis on mixed-signal solutions; its primary mission is to serve the signal conditioning needs of computer, consumer and communications electronic manufacturers. Winbond has more than 3,800 employees worldwide with design centers in Hsinchu, Taiwan; Shanghai, China; San Jose and Torrance, Calif. and Austin, Texas.