Atmel Corporation is a global leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of microcontrollers, capacitive touch solutions, advanced logic, mixed-signal, nonvolatile memory, and radio frequency (RF) components. The company offers products ranging from high-power to low-energy solutions for customers in industrial and consumer markets. Furthermore, Atmel solutions are used in a wide range of applications including automotive, networking, wireless, consumer electronics, and other industrial markets.

In 1984, Atmel Corporation emerged as a pioneering manufacturer of semiconductors and specialized in developing embedded systems with microcontrollers. This innovative company continued to revolutionize the world of technology until it eventually merged with Microchip Technology in 2016.