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1962 Formation of Associated Semiconductor Manufacturers by Mullard (the valve making arm of Philips) and GEC to combine the semiconductor (ie transistor) development and production facilities of the 2 companies; Mullard owned two-thirds of the company
1967 The company was quite late in entering the market for micro-circuits. Announced development of EECL integrated circuits under the Mullard brand which would be made by Westinghouse Corporation in USA. ASM had factory at Southampton making DTL and TTL circuits