Fuji Electric Acquires Collmer Semiconductor

October 29, 2001 by Jeff Shepard

Fuji Electric (Japan) and Collmer Semiconductor (Dallas, TX) announced that the distribution business of Collmer has been acquired by Fuji and will be known as Fuji Semiconductor Inc. The manufacturing division of Collmer Semiconductor will continue under the name of High Voltage Power Systems Inc.

Tetsunosuke Ishibashi, executive vice president of Fuji Electric, said, "We expect to make continuing progress in the US market with uninterrupted customer service as we move forward. We welcome the people of Collmer Semiconductor into the Fuji family."

Jan Collmer, president of Collmer Semiconductor, will serve as an advisor to the new company for two years. "I am pleased with the transition. We have worked closely with Fuji for the last 22 years and I want to help further improve their market presence in the US."