| Maxim Integrated Products designs, develops, manufactures and markets a range of linear and mixed-signal integrated circuits, referred to as analog circuits. The analog market is fragmented and characterized by various applications, product variations and, with respect to different circuit types. Co.'s linear and mixed signal products serve the Automotive, Communications & Data Center, Consumer, and Industrial end-markets. Co. primarily utilizes third party foundries as well as its own wafer fabrication facility for the production of its wafers. Co. markets its products through a direct-sales and applications organization and through its own and other unaffiliated distribution channels. |
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