Analog Devices Named Among World`s 100 Most Innovative Companies For Second Year In A Row

Tue Jan 15, 2013 9:00am EST

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NORWOOD, Mass.--(Business Wire)--
Analog Devices Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI), a global leader in high-performance signal
processing technology, was named one of the world's most innovative companies
according to the Thomson Reuters 2012 Top 100 Global Innovator SM program. The
program analyzes patent data and related metrics using a proprietary methodology
to identify the organizations that lead the world in innovation activity. This
is the second straight year that Analog Devices was so honored. 

The Thomson Reuters report announcing the 2012 listing stated, "Being recognized
as a Top 100 Global Innovator is a prestigious distinction. It confirms an
organization`s commitment to progressing innovation globally, to the protection
of ideas and to the commercialization of inventions. The Thomson Reuters 2012
Top 100 Global Innovators are the world leaders in innovation." 

To view the full report on the Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovator program,
go to 

To compile the 2012 list, Thomson Reuters analyzed patent data, including the
volume of patents filed, with all organizations having filed 100 or more
innovative patents during the past three years. The report also considered how
successful companies were in securing patents, the influence of patents in
subsequent inventions and whether the patents were globally protected. 

About Analog Devices

Innovation, performance, and excellence are the cultural pillars on which Analog
Devices has built one of the longest standing, highest growth companies within
the technology sector. Acknowledged industry-wide as the world leader in data
conversion and signal conditioning technology, Analog Devices serves over 60,000
customers, representing virtually all types of electronic equipment. Celebrating
over 40 years as a leading global manufacturer of high-performance integrated
circuits used in analog and digital signal processing applications, Analog
Devices is headquartered in Norwood, Massachusetts, with design and
manufacturing facilities throughout the world. Analog Devices is included in the
S&P 500 Index. 

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