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June 2, 1992 | Dean Takahashi / Times staff writer
Acquisition Planned: Microsemi Corp., a custom chip maker in Santa Ana, has agreed to acquire the semiconductor products division of Unitrode Corp. in Massachusetts for an undisclosed amount of cash and debt. The semiconductor products division is based in Watertown, Mass., and has a supporting facility in Ennis, Ireland. It designs and manufactures semiconductor chips for military and industrial applications.
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June 1, 1995 | Ross Kerber, Times staff writer. He can be reached via the Internet at "kerberr@news.latimes.com"
New Supplier: Irvine Sensors Corp. said Wednesday that a New Hampshire company has agreed to produce infrared circuit chips that will be used in the Costa Mesa company's new circuit design. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. Unitrode Corp. in Merrimack, N.H., will produce chips that will allow information to be transmitted between computers, printers, modems and other electronic devices using infrared light instead of wires.
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July 8, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Microsemi Acquisition: Microsemi Corp., a Santa Ana-based manufacturer of custom semiconductor chips, said Tuesday it has bought the Semiconductor Products Division of Unitrode Corp. for $8.5 million. Microsemi said it acquired the assets of the division, which is based in Watertown, Mass. The purchase included a supporting plant in Ennis, Ireland. The division manufactures chips for military and industrial applications.
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November 24, 1992 | KATHY McDONALD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
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