Analog Devices

Analog Devices

Analog Devices, Inc. (NYSE: ADI) is an American multinational semiconductor company specializing in data conversion and signal conditioning technology. Their products are used in industrial process controls, medical and scientific instruments, communications gear, computers, and consumer electronics devices.

Analog Devices is headquartered in Norwood, Massachusetts, with design and manufacturing facilities both in the US and abroad.

The company was founded by two MIT — graduates Ray Stata and Matthew Lorber in 1965. On March 11, 1969, an initial public offering was held, and Analog Devices became a publicly traded company. The company was listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 1979. In August 1990, Analog Devices bought Precision Monolithics Inc.

Currently, Jerald G. Fishman is the CEO and President, and Stata is the Chairman of the Board.

The company headquarters are in Norwood, Massachusetts with several additional offices across the United States. Fabrication plants are located in the US and in the Republic of Ireland. The company also has a testing facility in the Philippines. Development centers are located in Scotland, England, Australia, Germany, Spain, Israel, China, Japan, Taiwan, and India.

Analog Devices announced in June 2010 that it would be launching a €23m ($28m) investment in its plant in Limerick, Ireland.