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Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. is a global
leader in the design and manufacture of embedded semiconductors for the
automotive, consumer, industrial, networking and wireless markets.
After more than 50 years as part of Motorola,
Freescale started a new life as a stand-alone company in July 2004. Today
Freescale is one of the world's largest semiconductor companies with 2006
sales of $6.4 billion (USD).
Freescale have seven wholly-owned wafer fabs,
two assembly and test sites and a 300-millimeter pilot line and R&D
center in Crolles, France, jointly owned with STMicroelectronics
Freescale invests $1 billion annually in R&D
and has 5,500 patent families.