RFMD® SURPASSES ONE BILLION POWER AMPLIFIERS
SHIPPED TO CHINA-BASED MANUFACTURERS
Company Commemorates Tenth Anniversary Of Beijing Manufacturing Facility,
Fifth Anniversary Of Shanghai Design Center
Shanghai, China, March 21, 2012 – RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq GS: RFMD), a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency components and compound semiconductor technologies, today announced it has shipped over one billion cellular power amplifiers (PAs) to handset manufacturers headquartered in the Greater China area. This significant industry milestone demonstrates RFMD’s ongoing commitment to providing China-based customers with operational scale, technological innovation and an industry-leading cost structure.
RFMD opened its first manufacturing facility in Beijing in 2002 in support of local China-based manufacturers and international manufacturers with operations in China. RFMD extended its commitment to China in 2007 with the opening of its Shanghai Design Center and a major expansion of its Beijing facility. RFMD today offers the industry’s most complete end-to-end source for design, manufacturing, field applications engineering and sales support, with approximately 2,000 employees located in China supporting hundreds of customers and baseband providers.
Bob Bruggeworth, president and CEO of RFMD, said, “This considerable milestone exemplifies RFMD’s long-standing commitment to our customers based in China. As we commemorate our tenth year of operations in Greater China, we anticipate strong growth with China-based customers, driven by continued innovation in 2G components and the industry’s most innovative and most reliable RF product portfolio for the rapidly growing 3G and TD-SCDMA/TD-LTE smartphone markets.”
RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq GS: RFMD) is a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency components and compound semiconductor technologies. RFMD’s products enable worldwide mobility, provide enhanced connectivity and support advanced functionality in the cellular handset, wireless infrastructure, wireless local area network (WLAN), CATV/broadband and aerospace and defense markets. RFMD is recognized for its diverse portfolio of semiconductor technologies and RF systems expertise and is a preferred supplier to the world’s leading mobile device, customer premises and communications equipment providers.
Headquartered in Greensboro, N.C., RFMD is an ISO 9001- and ISO 14001-certified manufacturer with worldwide engineering, design, sales and service facilities. RFMD is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol RFMD. For more information, please visit RFMD’s web site at www.rfmd.com.