Harris Semiconductor manufactures discrete semiconductors and integrated circuits. The company’s broad portfolio of products serve many market segments: automotive, industrial, PC computing, wireless networking, signal processing, telecommunications, PC multimedia, consumer electronics, defense and space. Harris employed 4,000 in its semiconductor facilities in Melbourne and Palm Bay, Burke said. Other U.S. semiconductor plants are in Somerville, N.J.; Findlay, Ohio; the Research Triangle Park, N.C.; and Mountaintop, Pa. Harris also has plants in Malaysia, Ireland, Singapore and Taiwan.
On August 1999 Harris sold it’s Semiconductor Corporation under the name Intersil. Not all of Harris’ semiconductors went with Intersil – Harris’ CMOS logic families of parts were sold to Texas Instruments.