Saturday, August 15, 2009

Linear Technology 10K

Customer concentration: "No single end customer has accounted for 10% or more of the Company’s revenues."

"Processed wafers are sent to either the Company’s assembly facility in Penang, Malaysia or to offshore independent assembly contractors where the wafers are separated into individual circuits and packaged. The Penang facility opened in fiscal year 1995 and currently services approximately 85% to 95% of the Company’s assembly requirements for plastic packages. The Company’s primary assembly subcontractors are UTAC, located in Thailand; and Carsem Sdn, located in Malaysia."

Patent Foundation:
"The Company has been awarded 474 United States and international patents and has considerable pending and published patent applications outstanding."

Employees: "As of June 28, 2009, the Company had 3,821 employees, including 428 in marketing and sales, 1,023 in research, development and engineering related functions, 2,268 in manufacturing and production, and 102 in management, administration and finance."