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.