Microchip Technology Incorporation develops, manufactures and sells specialized semiconductor products used by customers for embedded control applications. The Company�s product portfolio comprises general purpose and specialized 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers, a spectrum of high-performance linear, mixed-signal, power management, thermal management, RF, safety, security, wired connectivity and wireless connectivity devices, as well as serial EEPROMs, Serial Flash memories, Parallel Flash memories and serial SRAM memories. The Company licenses Flash-IP solutions that are incorporated in a range of products. The Company�s synergistic product portfolio targets applications in the automotive, communications, computing, consumer and industrial control markets. The Company�s products include microcontrollers, development tools, analog, interface and mixed signal products, memory products and technology licensing.