|Fairchild Semiconductor is a leading global manufacturer of power analog, power discrete, and optoelectronic components to optimize system power. Being recognized as The Power Franchise®, Fairchild Semiconductor provides a broad portfolio of electronic components. Electronic companies can use these products in many electronic applications, such as computing, communications, consumer, industrial, and automotive segments. Fairchild, the descendant of a seminal Silicon Valley startup founded in 1957, sells thousands of components used in cars, smartphones, appliances, and other products.
Founded in 1960, Fairchild has its manufacturing facilities in South Portland, Maine, to produce, test, and assembly of transistors. The practical use includes radios, oscilloscopes, and other instrumentation. Today, Fairchild specializes in developing and manufacturing a complete portfolio of low-power to high-power solutions for the mobile, industrial, cloud, automotive, lighting, and computing industries.