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Littelfuse's Acquisition of IXYS - The Benefits by GD Rectifiers
Discover the benefits ahead within the semiconductor industry
The acquisition of IXYS provides three strong benefits: offering a full range of power needs, building rich technology heritage and providing innovation.
Full range of power needs
Littelfuse has significantly expanded the breadth of its product offering of power semiconductors, with solutions spanning across a full range of technologies. This diverse portfolio will provide customers with the best technology and enhanced, differentiated capabilities in target markets as well as deliver greater industry access and increased growth opportunities.
Building on rich technology heritage
Experience: 89 years of combined semiconductor industry experience.
Focus: pioneers in thyristors, rectifiers, power MOSFETs and IGBTs, including differentiated packaging and recognised leaders in circuit protection and semiconductor circuit protection.
Reach: Serving more than 13,500 customers in key markets spanning industrial, automotive, consumer, communications, traction, medical, aerospace and military markets.
Innovation: advancing the power semiconductor industry through silicon and SiC solutions in discrete, multi-chip modules and IC forms. Providing a market leading range of bipolar and MOS product lines, which include power MOSFETs, IGBTs, thyristors, rectifiers and complementary ICs.
Support: Meeting customer needs around the world with more than 11,000 employees working in over 50 locations.
Dave Heinzmann, President and CEO, Littelfuse
"This is an exciting milestone for Littelfuse. IXYS' extensive power semiconductor portfolio and technology expertise fit squarely within our strategy to accelerate our growth within power control and industrial OEM markets. The combination of Littelfuse and IXYS unites complementary capabilities, cultures and relationships."
Dr. Nathan Zommer, Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer of IXYS
"Both Littelfuse and IXYS have long histories of innovation and customer-focused product development, and together, we will embrace the entrepreneurial spirit that has contributed to IXYS' success in the power semiconductor and integrated circuits market."
GD Rectifiers (http://www.gdrectifiers.co.uk/
For further information on IXYS products (http://www.gdrectifiers.co.uk/