26 July 2012 IHS: TI leads expanding industrial electronics chip market IHS: TI leads expanding industrial electronics chip market After the purchase of National Semiconductor boosted its market share, Texas Instruments has increased its lead in the industrial electronics semiconductor market, according to a report by IHS iSuppli. Already the market leader in 2010, TI reinforced its dominance in 2011 as its revenue from the industrial electronics chip space grew to $2.2billion, up 24.9% from $1.8bn a year earlier. TI's market share last year climbed to 7.3%, up from 6.4% in 2010. "TI owed its boost in revenue last year to the firm's acquisition of National Semiconductor at the end of the third quarter in 2011, which added $446 million to TI's bottom line for industrial electronics," commented Jacobo Carrasco-Heres, industrial electronics analyst at IHS. "Without the buyout, TI's revenue growth would have been flat." The top ten companies in the report enjoyed a combined industrial electronics semiconductor revenue of $12.9bn, roughly 42% of a market worth approximately $30.bn. Occupying the no. 2 slot last year after TI was Infineon, with industrial electronics revenue of $1.8bn, up 24.1% from $1.5bn in 2010. The report found that industrial electronics was the second fastest growing semiconductor market after automotive in 2011, up 9.3% compared to the 1.4% for the overall semiconductor space. Growth in 2012 is projected to moderate to 7.7%. Author Simon Fogg Comment on this article Websites http://www.ti.com/ Companies Texas Instruments Deutschland This material is protected by Findlay Media copyright See Terms and Conditions. One-off usage is permitted but bulk copying is not. For multiple copies contact the sales team. Enjoy this story? People who read this article also read... Alternative back-up power With outdoor events like concerts, events and festivals now ... Read Article NIDays 2013 NIDays is a technical conference designed specifically for ... Read Article Southern Manufacturing This year, Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is set to be ... Read Article Microcontrollers deliver ... Microchip has launched what it describes as the 'world's lowest ... Read Article What you think about this article: Add your comments Name Email Comments Your comments/feedback may be edited prior to publishing. Not all entries will be published. Please view our Terms and Conditions before leaving a comment.