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Diodes Incorporated
Company typePublic
NasdaqDIOD
S&P 600 component
Russell 3000 Index component
IndustrySemiconductors
Founded19591
HeadquartersPlano, Texas, United States
Number of locations
32
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Keh-Shew Lu, Chairman, Chairman, President, and CEO
ProductsHigh-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic, and analog semiconductor markets.
RevenueIncrease $2.0 Billion USD (2022)
Increase $408.2 Million USD (2022)
Increase $331.3 Million USD (2022)
Number of employees
About 9,000 (2022)
Websitewww.diodes.com
Footnotes / references
1 Incorporated in California in 1959, reincorporated in Delaware in 1968

Diodes Incorporated is a global manufacturer and supplier of application specific standard products within the discrete, logic, analog, and mixed-signal semiconductor markets. Diodes serves the consumer electronics, computing, communications, industrial, and automotive markets.

Diodes' products include diodes, rectifiers, transistors, MOSFETs, protection devices, functional specific arrays, single gate logic, amplifiers and comparators, Hall effect and temperature sensors; power management devices, including LED drivers, AC-DC converters and controllers, DC-DC switching and linear voltage regulators, and voltage references along with special function devices, such as USB power switches, load switches, voltage supervisors, and motor controllers. Diodes Incorporated also has timing, connectivity, switching, and signal integrity solutions for high-speed signals.

The company's product focus is on end-user equipment markets such as satellite TV set-top boxes, portable DVD players, datacom devices, ADSL modems, power supplies, medical devices (non-life support devices/systems), PCs and notebooks, flat panel displays, digital cameras, mobile handsets, AC-to-DC and DC-to-DC conversion, Wireless 802.11 LAN access points, brushless DC motor fans, serial connectivity, and automotive applications.[citation needed]

Over the years, Diodes Incorporated grew by acquiring other semiconductor companies. Notable acquisitions include Zetex Semiconductors (2008),[1] Pericom Semiconductor (2015),[2] Texas Instruments' Greenock wafer fabrication plant (2019),[3] and Lite-On Semiconductor (2020).[4]

References

  1. ^ "Diodes Inc. To Acquire Zetex plc - News". eepower.com. Retrieved 2020-11-20.
  2. ^ Manners, David (2015-09-04). "Pericom bought by Diodes". Electronics Weekly. Retrieved 2020-11-20.
  3. ^ Manners, David (2019-02-04). "Diodes buys Greenock fab". Electronics Weekly. Retrieved 2020-11-20.
  4. ^ "Diodes Incorporated to Acquire Lite-On Semiconductor Corporation - News". eepower.com. Retrieved 2020-11-20.