Kawasaki LSI, USA [ Kawasaki LSI ]
Enabling everyday life through innovation, MegaChips is a semiconductor leader whose technology transforms the world they live in by helping each one of them achieve healthier, safer and more fulfilling lives. Leveraging decades of technology excellence, partnerships and acquisitions, they are shaping the next wave of the digital revolution, adding significant value for businesses and consumers in the areas of Internet of Things, displays, enterprise, and mobile computing all around the world.
MegaChips' MissionHelp people achieve healthier, safer and more fulfilling lives while protecting the global environment, based on sophisticated technological capabilities.
Treasure customers and partners through strong relationships andmutual trust.
Encourage entrepreneurship, gather wisdom and display collective strength.
Emphasize creativity and innovation, and continually seek to take on new challenges.
Make timely decisions, and execute them with speed.
Clarify objectives, goals and authority, and enforce them with trust and solidarity.
Emphasize personal initiative, and tolerate constructive errors.
Constantly look to the future, and make a total commitment of intellect and wisdom.
Notable Milestones1990: Founded as a division of Kawasaki Steel
1997: Decided to adopt the fabless ASIC supplier business model; established relationship with Chartered
1999: Added UMC as a foundry
2001: K-micro spun-off from Kawasaki Steel, becoming an independent company
2002: Added TSMC as a foundry
2004: Adopted consistent worldwide name and brand and expanded into Europe
2006: India Branch opened
2008 Released the CatsEye Development system
2009 10G SERDES for EPON OLT released
2012 MegaChips acquires K-micro
2013 K-micro changes name to MegaChips Technology America Corporation