Fact Sheet


Atmel® is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of microcontrollers, capacitive touch solutions, advanced logic, mixed-signal, nonvolatile memory and radio frequency (RF) components. Leveraging one of the industry's broadest intellectual property (IP) technology portfolios, Atmel is able to provide the electronics industry with intelligent and connected solutions focused on the industrial, automotive, consumer, communications, and computing markets.


Corporate Overview

  • Nasdaq: ATML
  • Corporate headquarters in San Jose, California
  • Founded in 1984
  • Highest growth major supplier of microcontrollers
  • Approximately 5,000 employees worldwide
  • World-class supplier of high-growth touch sensing solutions
  • Blue-chip customer base

We are bringing the digital lifestyle to you and making life easier at home, at the office, on the road, or at school. Whether it’s communicating with your smartphone or wearable device, reducing energy and water consumption in your home, or browsing on your computer, we are not only changing the way the world interacts with you, but how you interact with the world.

Atmel devices are enabling more of your devices to be smart and securely connected to the Internet—and enabling unlimited possibilities for our customers to lead the markets they serve. We create solutions that offer some of the lowest power consumption on the market without compromising performance, are secure and connected and easy-to-use with more versatility than ever before. We make the best technology — you benefit from the best products.

Our microcontrollers and supporting products are used in many market segments including: industrial, automotive, consumer, communications, computing, and more. With our broad portfolio of embedded microcontrollers, secure wireless connectivity ranging from Wi-Fi, ZigBee, Bluetooth RF, security and serial memory products, we are connecting the world and reducing energy consumption with our ultra-low power technologies.


Atmel Technology—Enabling Unlimited Possibilities

As a leader in microcontrollers, security and connectivity, we understand our customers’ passion for creating the very best products, and getting them to market at the right time. We help make their design ideas a reality. We help them simplify the complexity, and find the right solutions to build upon with our leading-edge technology, high-quality design tools and unmatched design support.

At Atmel, we provide the silicon power and IP that drive innovation in a range of products. Whether our solution is embedded in a thermostat or smart energy unit in your home, a wearable device on your wrist to measure your fitness, a Maker project, a smartphone or mobile device that you take everywhere and anywhere, in your car, in your office, or on the factory floor — our solutions are simple, ultra-low power, powerful and part of your everyday smart, secure, connected life.