Microcontrollers, 32-bit Microcontrollers, NEC
NEC Electronics Maintains Leading Supplier Position for 32-bit Microcontrollers in 2008
News Release from:
NEC Electronics (Europe) GmbH
08 May 2009
NEC Electronics Corporation has announced that the company has retained the number one supplier ranking for 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) worldwide based on revenue in 2007 and 2008 as ranked by Gartner in its April 2009 report. In addition, the company has moved into the number one position for 32-bit automotive MCUs, and the number two position for overall MCUs, and the number two position for 8-bit MCUs.
In its March 2009 Semiconductor Market Share Database report, analyst firm Gartner ranks NEC Electronics as:
#1 32-bit MCU worldwide supplier Maintained ranking from 2007
#1 32-bit automotive MCU worldwide supplier Up from #2 in 2007
#2 Overall MCU worldwide supplier Up from #3 in 2007
#2 8-bit MCU worldwide supplier Up from #4 in 2007
“With more than three decades of experience in MCU design and manufacturing, NEC Electronics has the design expertise to deliver innovative solutions to help position our customers for success,” said Shinichi Iwamoto, vice president, Microcomputer Business Unit, NEC Electronics Corporation. “These market share positions are evidence that our customers value the company’s commitment to quality, customer service, and advanced technologies.”
NEC Electronics offers a comprehensive lineup of All Flash MCUs ranging from 8 to 32 bits, designed to meet the price and performance needs of high-volume embedded applications. NEC Electronics' multi-purpose MCUs serve healthcare, office equipment, industrial, the consumer, and the emerging smart energy markets. NEC Electronics also provides MCUs for automotive audio, infotainment, safety, chassis, powertrain, dashboard, and body applications. In June 2008, the company reached the one -billionth shipment milestone for its All Flash MCUs.