History

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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.
Dec MegaChips is listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. (TSE: 6875)
2003 Oct MegaChips makes MegaFusion Corporation, later renamed to MegaChips System Solutions Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary through a share swap.
2004 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 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.
2019 Jan MegaChips transfers its System Product Division to Sense Things Japan INC., a consolidated subsidiary of Mamezou Holdings Co., LTD.
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