US semiconductor company to invest €4 million in R&D activities in addition to establishing an International Operations Centre

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, TD, today announced that Hittite Microwave Corporation, a US semiconductor company, is to establish two operations in Cork; 19 new jobs will be created in Research and Development (R&D) activities while 11 people will be employed at the company’s new International Operations Centre. The investments are supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland.
Hittite Microwave Corporation is a technology company which designs and manufactures high frequency, analog and mixed signal electronics components. The company maintains a high level of R&D investment to develop state of the art circuit design techniques. The R&D operation being established in Cork will expand Hittite Microwave’s global workforce. The products that will be designed at the Cork facility will be high performance components for use in telecommunications and sensor systems across a variety of applications.

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