Profile: Diodes Inc (DIOD.OQ)
21 Oct 2016
Diodes Incorporated, incorporated on July 29, 1968, is a global manufacturer and supplier of application-specific standard products within the discrete, logic, analog and mixed-signal semiconductor markets, serving the consumer electronics, computing, communications, industrial and automotive markets. The Company's product portfolio addresses the design needs of various electronic equipment, including consumer electronic devices, such as digital media players, smartphones, tablets, notebook computers, flat-panel displays, mobile handsets, digital cameras and set-top boxes. Its products are sold primarily across Asia, North America and Europe. The Company's design, marketing and engineering centers are located in Plano; Milpitas, California; San Jose, California; Taipei, Taiwan; Taoyuan city, Taiwan; Zhubei City, Taiwan; Jinan, China; Manchester, the United Kingdom, and Neuhaus, Germany. It has assembly and test facilities located in Shanghai, Jinan, Chengdu and Yangzhou, China, as well as assembly and test facilities located in Hong Kong, Neuhaus and in Taipei. The Company also holds interests in Pericom Semiconductor Corporation (Pericom). Pericom designs, develops and markets integrated circuits (ICs) and frequency control products (FCPs).
The Company's product portfolio includes over 10,000 products. The Company primarily focuses on low pin count semiconductor devices with one or more active and/or passive components. The Company's discrete semiconductor products include performance Schottky rectifiers; performance Schottky diodes; Zener diodes and performance Zener diodes, including tight tolerance and low operating current types; standard, fast, super-fast and ultra-fast recovery rectifiers; bridge rectifiers; switching diodes; small signal bipolar transistors; prebiased transistors; metal-oxide semiconductor field-effect transistors (MOSFETs); thyristor surge protection devices, and transient voltage suppressors. Its analog products include power management devices, such as alternating current (AC)-direct current (DC) and DC-DC converters, universal serial bus (USB) power switches, low dropout and linear voltage regulators; standard linear devices, such as operational amplifiers and comparators, current monitors, voltage references and reset generators; light emitting diode (LED) lighting drivers; audio amplifiers, and sensor products, including Hall-effect sensors and motor drivers.
The Company offers standard logic products, including low-voltage complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) and advanced high-speed CMOS devices; ultra-low power CMOS logic, and analog switches. The Company also offers multichip products and co-packaged discrete, analog and mixed-signal silicon in miniature packages, and silicon and silicon epitaxial wafers. The Company serves over 250 direct customers across the world, including various original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and electronic manufacturing services (EMS) providers, and approximately 150 distributor customers.
The Company competes with Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation, Infineon Technologies A.G., NXP Semiconductors N.V., ON Semiconductor Corporation, Rohm Electronics USA, LLC, Toshiba Corporation and Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.
4949 Hedgcoxe Rd Ste 200
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