Friday, June 12, 2009


Fiscal 2009 revenue by product group and change from FY08:
  • Power Semiconductor: $216.8M down 8.4%
  • IC's: 32.3M down 21.6%
  • Systems & RF Power Semiconductors: $ 24.5M down 8.5%
Technology Note: "In fiscal 2009, power semiconductors constituted approximately 79.3% of our revenues, which included about 29.7% of revenues from power MOS transistors and about 49.6% of revenues from bipolar products."

Wafer foundry: "Measured in dollars, we relied on external foundries for approximately 34.0% of our wafer fabrication requirements in fiscal 2009. We have arrangements with a number of external wafer foundries, three of which provide the wafers for power semiconductors. Our principal external foundry is Samsung Electronics’ facility located in Kiheung, South Korea."

Employees: "At March 31, 2009, we employed 943 employees, of whom 101 were primarily engaged in engineering and research and development activities, 64 in marketing, sales and customer support, 714 in manufacturing and 64 in administration and finance. Of these employees, 148 hold engineering or science degrees, including 19 Ph.D.s. "

Patent foundation: "As of March 31, 2009, we held 142 issued patents, of which 111 were issued in the U.S. and 31 were issued in international jurisdictions."

Ownership concentration: "Nathan Zommer, Ph.D., our President and Chief Executive Officer, beneficially owned, as of June 1, 2009, approximately 22.3% of the outstanding shares of our common stock."