Since 1957, Fairchild Semiconductor International, Inc. has been a leader in innovating and manufacturing transistors and integrated circuits. After being acquired by Schlumberger in 1979, National Semiconductor bought the firm eight years later before it spun off as an independent business once more in 1997. Most recently ON Semiconductor purchased Fairchild in September 2016 cementing its legacy of success yet again! Located in San Jose California this company continues to be a pioneer in the semiconductor industry for decades now.