Sanyo to sell chip unit to On Semi, says report
July 05, 2010 // Peter Clarke
Sanyo Electric Co. Ltd. plans to sell its loss-making semiconductor subsidiary to On Semiconductor Corp., according to a Kyodo News International report, which cited unnamed sources.
The two companies are in discussions over the price which is likely to be in the range 20 billion yen to 30 billion yen (about $220 million to $350 million) but agreement is expected before the end of July, the report said.
Sanyo Semiconductor makes analog ICs for On Semiconductor products and made a 7.1 billion yen (about $80 million) loss on sales of 99.5 billion yen (about $1.1 billion) in the year to March 2010, the report said. On Semiconductor is a maker of a broad range of analog and mixed-signal ICs and was formed by a spin-off from Motorola's semiconductor product division in 1999.
The sale comes after Panasonic formed a capital and business partnership with Sanyo in December 2008, with a subsequent takeover completed on Dec. 21, 2009.
In late May, Sanyo Electric said it would sell shares of its distribution unit Sanyo Electric Logistics Co. to a Japanese investment fund, pulling out of distribution operations.
Trinamic's stepper motor package gets you started
August 29, 2014
This month, Trinamic Motion Control is offering you to win one of four TMCM-1043 development kits for its highly integrated, ...
Winged parcel delivery: Google's way
Two-inch Super AMOLED display fits Samsung smartwatch plans
Dutch startup shrinks 60GHz radars, increases precision
Google glass: App measures facial expression
Forget iPhone: 4 megatrends in China’s smartphone market
August 28, 2014
Touch Taiwan, an international touch-panel and optical film exhibition that opened here Wednesday, is exposing some of Asia’s ...
Foldable AMOLED features interactive touch control
Lantronix to fill digital classrooms' printing gap with PAL programme
Circular P-OLED display gives wearable device classic style
- Using RF Recording Techniques to Resolve Interference Problems
- How to Protect & Monetize Android Apps
- Building Blocks for the Internet of Things
- New Linear Regulators Solve Old Problems
InterviewCEO interview: Tronics' Langlois makes moves in MEMS
Pascal Langlois has been CEO at Tronics for nine months. He discusses plans for the company and directions for the complex and diverse MEMS technology sector.
Filter WizardCheck out the Filter Wizard Series of articles by Filter Guru Kendall Castor-Perry which provide invaluable practical Analog Design guidelines.
Linear video channel
READER OFFERRead more
This month, Trinamic Motion Control is offering you to win one of four TMCM-1043 development kits for its highly integrated, NEMA 17-compatible TMCM-1043 stepDancer stepper motor module.
Offering designers an easy-to-use PC-based GUI that allows one-click modification of motor drive current, micro-stepping and other key parameters, the intuitive kits are custom designed and developed for...Read more
December 15, 2011 | Texas instruments | 222901974
Unique Ser/Des technology supports encrypted video and audio content with full duplex bi-directional control channel over a single wire interface.