Neuchâtel, Switzerland; Redwood City, CA; Hong Kong (PRWEB) January 17, 2005
XEMICS SA, the Swiss fabless semiconductor company, announced today its expanded presence in the Asia Pacific market. XEMICS new Asia Pacific Branch Office will be based centrally in the heart of Hong Kong. It will be in an ideal position to deliver its low-power systems-on-chip products and focus on customer needs, from product definition to volume delivery and on-site support.
XEMICS Asian Branch Office primary goal is to intensify sales and marketing activities in South East Asia. At present, the Asian market accounts for 20% of XEMICS sales turnover. With this expansion, the company is aiming to increase that figure to 30% by the end of 2005. By being on-site, the Asian Branch Office can provide Asian customers with full services and application support.
XEMICS Asia will concentrate on marketing its core activities for portable audio devices, sensing applications, remote metering, short distance wireless communication, Bluetooth®, deeply embedded microcontrollers and DSPs, hand-held battery-operated applications and GPS.
Hayder Al-Darweesh, currently Director of Sales Asia Pacific at XEMICS SA, will manage the newly created branch office. I am very excited about my role in this new endeavor, he said. Being based in the heart of Asia (Hong Kong) means that we will be able to generate closer ties with other fast moving semiconductor businesses as well as provide a better service to our partners and customers. We will now have a greater potential not only to develop hi-tech partnerships with some of the major players in this industry, but also benefit from having a much larger customer base to work with.
XEMICS operations are respected for their expertise in the development and design of ultra-low power mixed analog, RF and digital integrated circuits. The company offers custom (ASIC) and standard product solutions, as well as IP services and products for most hand-held battery applications, remote metering, GPS and deeply embedded system applications.
XEMICS has over 90 employees, some of whom are based in the American branch office in California, and has a total budget revenue of 22M US$ . The company offers an extensive range of over 40 different products, which cater to some of the leading businesses.
XEMICS is a privately owned fabless semiconductor company with headquarters in Switzerland and a worldwide sales and customer support network. XEMICS delivers a range of advanced short-range, customized and standard, wireless connectivity solutions to a global customer base. XEMICS is a leading designer and provider of Wireless RF transceivers and Bluetooth® applications, data acquisition, communication products, CODECs and GPS receivers. With a focus on high-quality low cost solutions XEMICS provides a combination of ultra-low power technology and innovative IC design. For more information, please consult our web-site at http://www.xemics.com
For further information, please contact:
Public Relations Manager
Phone: +41 32 729 4170
Fax: +41 32 729 4001
E-Mail: [email protected]
Director, XEMICS SA
Asia Pacific Branch Office
30-32/F, 30 Queens Road, Central
Phone: +852 2168 0714
Fax: +852 2168 0822
E-mail: [email protected]
Bluetooth® is a SIG registered copyright used by XEMICS under license.
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