RFMD expands assembly capacity to accommodate strong product demand
RFMD, a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency solutions, announced it has successfully completed a recently announced expansion of its test, tape and reel, and assembly facility, located in
RFMD anticipates the expansion will enable it to quickly accelerate internal assembly to accommodate broad customer demand for its expanding portfolio of RF solutions. The capacity expansion efforts and resulting increase in internal assembly are expected to contribute to RFMD's stated goal of expanding non-GAAP gross margin by 300-400 bps by the
RFMD's high-performance RF solutions are broadly adopted across multiple growth markets and applications, including smartphones, handsets, tablets, notebooks, Wi-Fi, CATV, and hi-rel applications. The increasing use of RF technology is core to the collective value of wireless connections between people, data, processes, and objects, and is central to the popular concept of the Internet of Things. According to Cisco, the Internet of Things is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 25% during 2012 to 2020, reaching approximately 50 billion connected devices by 2020.