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Agere Systems Inc. Company Profile
Agere Systems specializes in chips for communications gear -- and more. One of the world's top makers of communications chips, Agere (pronounced a-GEAR) offers a host of integrated circuits (ICs) used in telecommunications and networking equipment, as well as in hard disk drives and other devices. Top customers include Alcatel-Lucent, Amoi Mobile, Apple Computer, Cisco Systems, Hewlett-Packard, Hitachi, Maxtor, NEC, Nokia, Nortel Networks, Samsung Electronics (18% of sales), Seagate Technology (24%), Sirius Satellite Radio, and Toshiba. Rival LSI has acquired Agere for stock valued at nearly $4 billion.
Contact Information
Address: 1110 American Pkwy. NE
Allentown, PA 18109-9138
Financial Highlights
Fiscal Year End:September
Revenue (2006):1570.00 M
Revenue Growth (1 yr):(-6.30%)
Employees (2005):6,200
Employee Growth (1 yr):(-6.10%)
Key People
Chairman: Harold A. (Hap) Wagner
President, CEO, and Director: Richard L. (Rick) Clemmer
EVP and CFO: Peter Kelly
Industry Information
Sector: Technology
Industry: Semiconductor - Integrated Circuits
Top Competitors
Broadcom Corporation (brcm)
LSI Corporation (lsi)
Texas Instruments Incorporated (txn)

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