Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. (NYSE:FSL)(NYSE:FSL.B) is a global leader in the design and manufacture of embedded semiconductors for the automotive, consumer, industrial, networking and wireless markets. Freescale became a publicly traded company in July 2004. The company is based in Austin, Texas, and has design, research and development, manufacturing or sales operations in more than 30 countries. Freescale, a member of the S&P 500(R), is one of the world's largest semiconductor companies with 2005 sales of $5.8 billion (USD).
Freescale is creating a smarter, better connected world. Already, there are more than 17 billion Freescale semiconductors at work all over the planet. You'll find them embedded all around you: in automobiles, computer networks, communications infrastructure, office buildings, factories, industrial equipment, tools, mobile phones, home appliances and consumer products that touch every aspect of your daily life. We see a world where intelligence and connectivity are embedded everywhere. That's the vision of more than 24,000 Freescale employees.
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