ROHM establishes sales company in India

Date Announced: 11 Apr 2011

Kyoto, Japan – Semiconductor manufacturer ROHM Co., Ltd., has established ROHM Semiconductor India Pvt. Ltd. in Chennai, India. The new company, which will sell ROHM products in India starting on April 1, 2011, plans to open sales facilities in Delhi and Pune.

In recent years, electronics companies around the world have built facilities in India, where the pace of market growth in sectors such as the automotive and information and telecommunications fields has been increasing. Sales of ROHM products in the region have previously been overseen by ROHM Semiconductor Singapore Pte. Ltd., with marketing and information-gathering support from a local ROHM office that opened in Chennai in February 2006. By establishing ROHM Semiconductor India Pvt. Ltd., ROHM is looking to establish a sales structure in rapidly growing India, where it hopes to expand its share of the country’s electronics market in sectors such as the on-board automotive, communications, and home electronics fields. ROHM looks forward to continuing to develop its business globally through customer-focused sales activities.

ROHM Semiconductor India Pvt. Ltd. Overview
Name: ROHM Semiconductor India Pvt. Ltd.
Address: Unit 103, 1st Floor Sigma Wing, Raheja Towers, 177, Anna Salai, Chennai -600002, Tamil Nadu, India
Representative: Managing Director Hidekazu Katsuno
Capitalization: 10 million rupees
Investment share: ROHM Electronics Asia Pte. Ltd., 99.9% ROHM Semiconductor Singapore Pte. Ltd., 0.1%
Employees: 11
Business: Sales of ROHM products
Date of establishment: March 8, 2011
Start of operations: April 1, 2011

About ROHM
ROHM was established in Kyoto Japan in 1958 and designs, manufactures and sells various types of semiconductors in consumer electronics, mobile phone and network industries, automotive electronics and other
applications. ROHM’s design and manufacture teams provide high quality products to customers through its global design centers and sales networks world wide. ROHM involves over 21,000 employees world wide and achieved 335Billion yen sales in FY 2010(year ended March 31, 2010). For additional information, please visit the web site at http://www.rohm.com

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21 Saiin Mizosaki-cho, Ukyo-ku Kyoto, 615-8585, Japan

E-mail:pr@rohm.co.jp

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