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Fairchild Semiconductors Distributor Active Electronic Components Distributor Fairchild Semiconductor International, Inc. is an American semiconductor company based in San Jose, California. Originally founded in 1957 as a division of Fairchild Camera and Instrument, it became a pioneer in the manufacturing of transistors and of integrated circuits. Schlumberger bought the firm in 1979 and sold it to National Semiconductor in 1987; Fairchild was spun off as an independent company again in 1997.

The company has locations in the United States at San Jose, California; South Portland, Maine; West Jordan, Utah; Mountaintop, Pennsylvania. Outside the U.S. it operates locations in Singapore; Bucheon, South Korea; Penang, Malaysia; Suzhou, China; and Cebu, Philippines; among others. A design center has been launched in Pune, India.

Established in 1960, Fairchild opens a facility in South Portland, Maine for the manufacture, test and assembly of transistors for use in radios, oscilloscopes and other instrumentation.

Fairchild Semiconductor International is the leading global supplier of high performance semiconductor products in the power, interface, analog, mixed signal, logic, optoelectronic, and configurable products markets. As the industry's first multi-market company, Fairchild has a history of leading-edge innovation; this tradition continues through a singular focus on creatively managing, converting, minimizing and distributing power -- one of the most important defining characteristics of a semiconductor company in the early 21st century.

On September 19, 2016 ON Semiconductor and Fairchild Semiconductor International, Inc. jointly announced that ON Semiconductor has successfully completed its previously announced $2.4 billion cash acquisition of Fairchild.


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