IMP, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets
standard-setting analog integrated circuits
and specialty analog wafer foundry processes for
data communications and power management
applications in computer, communications and
control systems. IMP products are sold through
a worldwide network of representatives and
IMP headquarters and ISO 9001 certified wafer
fabrication and test facility are located in
San Jose, California. Product development
centers are in Pleasanton, CA, and Lee, New
Hampshire. The company employs 225 people.
Revenues for the most recent fiscal year, ending
March 1997, were $65M. Sales recorded for the
three prior years were $48M in FY94, $60M in
FY95 and $77M in FY96. The company was founded
in 1981 and trades on the NASDAQ exchange under
the symbol IMPX.
Innovative analog integrated circuit products
serving basic system infrastructure applications
in computer, communications and control systems.
Key areas of focus are;
Data Communications - Internal system datacommunications devices, including memory busterminators and second generation Small ComputerSerial Interface (SCSI) termination functionsthat lower system cost.
Power Management - Devices to generate,distribute, protect and manage thermal andpower consumption characteristics of desktop andportable computers, mobile communication devicesand battery powered electronic systems. Examples include microprocessor supervisors and high-frequencyswitching converters.
The company also supplies read-channels,
preamplifiers, programmable filters, write
drivers and other complex mixed-signal ICs for
tape back-up and other mass-storage peripherals.
High-volume, analog and mixed-signal wafer
foundry services on low-power, high-voltage,
CMOS*, BiCMOS, and EEPROM processes, including
turnkey packaging and test capabilities.
Fabrication services include database production
using IMPstandard processes, and porting of