Incorporated in 1989, Microchip Technology Inc. is a Delaware-based company that develops and manufactures specialized semiconductor products that are used for embedded control applications. The company offers a wide array of products, including 8-bit, 16-bit and 32-bit PIC microcontrollers and 16-bit dsPIC digital signal controllers that feature on-board flash memory technology. In addition, it provides high performance linear, mixed-signal, power management, thermal management, safety and security and interface devices. Microchip Technology Inc. serves the automotive, communications, computing, consumer and industrial control markets. The systems of the company are ISO/TS16949:2002 certified. The company employs proprietary design and manufacturing processes in developing our microcontroller, analog and memory products. Located in Chandler, Ariz., it is a publicly traded company.