History

1990 Apr MegaChips is established in Suita, Osaka Prefecture, and starts a contract development operation.
1991 Aug Customer specific LSI business starts.
1995 Sep MegaChips-brand application specific LSI business begins.
Oct Systems business unit is set up.
1996 Jan Head office moves to Yodogawa-ku, Osaka.
1998 Feb Tokyo sales office, responsible for sales in the eastern area of Japan, opens.
Aug MegaChips is listed on the Japanese OTC market.
Dec Visual Communication Inc., a joint venture with Mitsui & Co., Ltd., is established in Osaka for sales of systems products.
2000 Apr Visual Communication, Inc. is merged with Cameo Interactive, Ltd., to form a new company, Megafusion Corporation.
2003 Dec MegaChips is listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. (TSE: 6875)
2004 Oct MegaChips makes MegaFusion Corporation, later renamed to MegaChips System Solutions Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary through a share swap.
Feb MegaChips obtains ISO14001 certification.
Apr After groupwide restructuring, MegaChips Corporation shifts to the holding company, under which two subsidiaries are formed: MegaChips LSI Solutions, Inc. for the LSI business; and MegaChips System Solutions, Inc. for the systems business and audio authoring business.
Audio authoring business is transferred to a newly established subsidiary, Cameo Interactive. Ltd.
Oct MegaChips sells all the issued shares of its wholly-owned subsidiary Cameo Interactive, Ltd. To the e frontier, Inc.
2005 May MegaChips Corporation concludes a business alliance agreement with Macronix International Co., Ltd.
2006 Mar MegaChips obtains ISO9001 certification.
2007 Apr MegaChips Corporation adapts a resolution to merge its subsidiaries MegaChips LSI Solutions Inc. and MegaChips Systems Solutions Inc.
2012 July MegaChips acquires 100% share and makes Kawasaki Microelectronics, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary.
2013 Mar Changed trade Name from Kawasaki Microelectronics America, Inc to MegaChips Technology America Corporation, R&D and sales base in San Jose.
Apr MegaChips Corporation and Kawasaki Microelectronics, Inc. complete a merger.
Sep MegaChips Taiwan Corporation is established as regional headquarters in Asia.
2014 Apr MegaChips invests and concludes a contract with Vidatronic, Inc. in the US. for joint development of LDO regulator products.
Apr MegaChips Taiwan makes Modiotek Co., Ltd. a subsidiary.
Sep MegaChips Technology America Corporation acquires DisplayPort business from STMicroelectronics.
Nov MegaChips acquires SiTime Corporation and enters into timing device market.

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