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About Renesas Electronics

■Business Breakdown

FY2016/12 Renesas' Semiconductor Sales by Business Domains

Automotive Business
231.8 billion yen
General-Purpose Business
221.0 billion yen
Other Semiconductors
4.4 billion yen

Automotive Business

The world's leading supplier for automotive semiconductors based on high-reliable and low-power microcontrollers with the global No.1 market shares


Automotive Business
231.8 Billion Yen

Automotive Control approx.75%, Automotive Information approx.25%
  • <Major Products>
  • Microcontrollers (MCU)
  • Analog & Power Semiconductors
  • SoC (System on Chip)
  • <Applications>
  • Automotive Control
    • For controlling automobile engines and bodies
  • Automotive Information
    • For automotive information systems such as navigation systems

General-Purpose Business

Focus resources to business domains that embody the strengths of the Renesas Group at the global level, leveraging the global No.1 position of the microcontrollers


General-Purpose Business
221.0 Billion Yen

Industrial approx.30%, OA/ICT
approx.25%, General-Purpose approx.45%
  • <Major Products>
  • Microcontrollers (MCU)
  • Analog & Power Semiconductors
  • SoC (System on Chip)
  • <Applications>
  • Industrial
    • For industrial equipment
  • OA/ICT
    • For office automation (OA) equipment such as copy machines and information and communication technology (ICT) equipment such as network infrastructure
  • General-Purpose
    • For other applications including white goods

MCU is a semiconductor integrating computing capabilities into a single chip. MCU works as a brain of various electric appliances and controls appliances according to pre-installed program.

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■Analog IC

Analog IC is an IC which processes analog signals. Analog IC is classified into Linear IC and Mixed Signal IC. Linea IC is composed of analog circuits whereas Mixed Signal IC is composed of both analog and digital circuits

■Power Semiconductors

Power Devices are semiconductor devices that convert, control and supply electric power in accordance with components used.

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SoC (System on Chip) is a semiconductor that integrates several functions necessary for running equipment and systems into a single chip.

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■Wide range of applications

Renesas' semiconductors are used in various electronic appliances and playing significant roles.

Cases of Semiconductors' roles

Manages every movement of cars

Quality Assurance Systems

■Global network

FY2016/12 sales ratio by region

North America 10% Europe 14% Asia inc. China 31%

Japan 45%

<HQ Location>

■ Manufacturing / Manufacturing Support
● Design/Development/Application Technology
● Sales

<Major Sites>

Manufacturing/Manufacturing Support: 2 Companies
Design/Development/Application Technology: 2 Companies
Manufacturing/Manufacturing Support: 6 Companies
Design/Development/Application Technology: 3 Companies
Sales: 13 Companies

(As of December 31, 2016)