CHANDLER, Ariz., [NASDAQ: MCHP] – Microchip Technology
Inc. announced that it has been recognized by the following national
business and electronics publications for product and organizational
Forbes magazine named Microchip to its 10th annual list of the 400 Best
Big Companies in America. Also known as the “Platinum 400,” companies
chosen for the list must pass Forbes’ benchmarks for financial growth
rates and returns, while also meeting with their approval for corporate
governance, accounting standards and background checks.
EDN magazine included Microchip’s recent entry into the $4 billion
32-bit microcontroller market, the PIC32 Family, on its prestigious “Hot
100 Products of 2007″ list. By seamlessly integrating this new 32-bit
family with its existing microcontroller portfolio, Microchip has become
the only company to offer its customers support for a complete 8-, 16-
and 32-bit microcontroller line under a single development environment.
Microchip’s PIC24FJ64GA004 16-bit microcontroller family was chosen by
the readers of ECN magazine as the best product in the “Embedded
Systems” category of the “ECN 2007 Readers Choice Tech Awards.”
Visitors to ECN’s Web site voted for the best new products that appeared
in the magazine over the previous 12 months. The winning products were
recognized for their excellence in helping design engineers to meet the
challenging issues they face, such as time to market, getting the most
functionality into a design, space constraints and cost.
The PIC24FJ64GA004 family offers more Flash and RAM memory in a 28-pin
package than any other 16-bit microcontroller, and has a unique
pin-mapping feature for optimum design flexibility.
Filed Under: Semiconductor