NXP Semiconductors

NXP Semiconductors

NXP (for Next eXPerience) Semiconductors is the name for the new semiconductor company founded by Philips as announced by its CEO Frans van Houten to its customers and employees in Berlin on August 31, 2006 and to the global media the next day.

They also manufacture and market the chip set and contactless card for MIFARE used by many major transit systems all over the world.


Main markets

After being separated from Philips, the new company NXP has these focus markets:

  • Automotive
  • Identification
  • Home
  • Multimarket semiconductors
  • Computer software

Worldwide sites

  • Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • Nijmegen, Netherlands
  • Böblingen, Germany (closed in March 2007)
  • Dresden, Germany
  • Hamburg, Germany
  • Munich, Germany
  • Nürnberg, Germany
  • Caen, France (sold or will be closed 2009)
  • Le Mans, France
  • Rennes, France
  • Sophia Antipolis, France
  • Suresnes, France
  • Belfast, UK
  • Hazel Grove, UK
  • Southampton, UK
  • Vienna, Austria
  • Gratkorn, Austria
  • Leuven, Belgium
  • Bangalore, India
  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Fishkill, NY, USA (will be closed 2009)
  • San Jose, CA, USA
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Tempe, AZ, USA
  • Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  • Cabuyao, Laguna, Philippines
  • Calamba City, Laguna, Philippines (per August 4th part of the ST-NXP Wireless joint venture)
  • Seoul, Korea
  • Budapest, Hungary
  • Shanghai, China
  • Seremban, Malaysia
  • Batam, Indonesia
  • Singapore

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