ON Semiconductor is an American semiconductor company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. On Semiconductor operates 20 manufacturing plants, 28 design and 6 additional offices in North America, Europe and Asia.
ON Semiconductor was founded in 1999 by the removal of the Semiconductor Components Group (SCG ) from Motorola. The Texas Pacific Group paid a total of 1.6 billion U.S. $ to Motorola, for which she received 10 % of the shares of the new company and the majority of the capital. 2003 Motorola sold the last shares of ON Semiconductor. In 2007, the Texas Pacific Group sold its shares in the ON Semiconductor.Das company is traded on the NASDAQ since inception (symbol NASDAQ: ONNN ). The newly created ON Semiconductor took over the production and sale of Motorola's discrete components and standard products, such as logic ICs and analog ICs. Since inception, the ON Semiconductor has some companies or parts of companies acquired and their products incorporated into the portfolio. So the Voltage Regulation & Thermal Management Group was acquired by Analog Devices 2007, for example. In 2008, the company was acquired AMI Semiconductor. 2010 ON Semiconductor has taken over the semiconductor division of Sanyo.