The spin out of Freescale from Motorola, Inc. is expected this spring, with an initial public offering (IPO). In recent years, Motorola's semiconductor products sector has had revenues of roughly $5 billion per year. It is a leader in automotive ICs, microcontrollers, and networking chips.Source: EET
"Freescale Semiconductor provides customers with a heritage built on 50 years of semiconductor experience," said Scott Anderson, president and CEO of Freescale Semiconductor.
Motorola renames semiconductor division to Freescale Semiconductor
Posted on Saturday, Feb 14 2004 @ 18:21 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Motorola has chosen to give a new name to its semiconductor products division, Freescale Semiconductor. The new name was chosen yesterday after interviews and research conducted among the company's employees, customers and industry analysts worldwide.