IXYS Corporation is a global supplier of power management semiconductors with a comprehensive range of Power MOSFET, IGBT, bipolar, and mixed-signal IC solutions that provide improved efficiency and reduced energy costs in a wide range of power system applications.
IXYS Semiconductor is a leading manufacturer and supplier of power semiconductors with products their product range including diodes (schottky, fast recovery, standard recovery, silicon carbide, gallium arsenide & avalanche), thyristors (fast recovery & standard recovery, gate turn off, distributed gate), IGBT (NPT, SPT, Trench), MOSFET (Coolmos, trench, N-Channel & p-Channel). The IXYS range of semiconductors is supplied in industry standard packages such as TO & SOT, modules, capsules & stud and ranges from a few amps up to several thousands of amps. For 25 years IXYS Semiconductor has been at the forefront of power semiconductor and IC technology having over 125 patents and innovations in the development of IGBT, MOSFET, Fast recovery diodes, BiMOSFETs, Reverse blocking IGBTs, IGBT / MOSFET gate driver ICs & SOI technology.
August 28, 2017 – Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) and IXYS Corporation (NASDAQ:IXYS) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Littelfuse will acquire all of the outstanding shares of IXYS in a cash and stock transaction.
Founded in 1927, Littelfuse is the world leader in circuit protection with growing global platforms in power control and sensing. The company serves customers in the electronics, automotive and industrial markets with technologies including fuses, semiconductors, polymers, ceramics, relays and sensors. Littelfuse has over 10,000 employees in more than 40 locations throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit the Littelfuse website: Littelfuse.com.
IXYS is a global pioneer in the power semiconductor and integrated circuit markets with a focus on medium to high voltage power control semiconductors across the industrial, communications, consumer and medical markets. IXYS has a broad customer base, serving more than 3,500 customers through its direct salesforce and global distribution partners.
Since its founding in Silicon Valley in 1983, IXYS has been a worldwide pioneer in the development of power semiconductors, solid state relays, high voltage integrated circuits, and microcontrollers. With an end customer base of over 3,500 across the industrial, communications, consumer, medical and transportation industries, IXYS is a worldwide recognized provider of advanced semiconductors. Additional information may be obtained by visiting the IXYS website at IXYS.com.