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STMicroelectronics N.V. is the largest European semiconductor manufacturers. The company is registered as a limited company in Amsterdam, has its headquarters in Geneva, however. The company went first as SGS -Thomson in June 1987 from a merger between the Italian and the French Microelettronica SGS Thomson Semiconducteurs out, since 1998, she called STMicroelectronics. The shares of STMicroelectronics are listed on the New York Stock Exchange, at the Euro Euronext Paris ( CAC40 ) and on the Borsa Italiana in Milan ( FTSE MIB).

STMicroelectronics offers a very wide product range of chips for the automotive industry for over flash memory to complex SoC for the telecommunications and consumer electronics industries. Major clients include Nokia, Hewlett -Packard and Bosch. The company is represented in the four major economic regions of the world (Europe, USA, Asia Pacific and Japan) with a large presence in Europe (Grenoble / Crolles, Tours and Rousset, France, Milan and Catania in Italy). On 22 May 2007 STMicroelectronics announced together with Intel, that the two companies will combine their activities in the area of the flash memory in the common Numonyx. Both Intel ( 45.1 %) and ST ( 48.6 %) will hold a minority stake in the new company, as the STM is to have its headquarters in Switzerland.

On 10 July 2007 the Company announced until 2010 to close the plants in the U.S. states of Texas and Arizona as well as a plant in Morocco. Of these, around 4,000 people affected, most of which are to receive transitional payments to stay in or transfer companies. The cost of depreciation and the closure of plants are reported to amount to 270 to 300 million U.S. dollars. The annual savings are expected to be at 150 million U.S. dollars.

On 25 January 2008, the acquisition of Genesis Microchip Inc., a semiconductor manufacturer has been in the field of display processors, complete.

2009 they founded together with Ericsson, the joint venture ST -Ericsson, in which both companies were involved with 50 %. This was dissolved again in 2013.