Company Overview - CML Microcircuits
 

Company Overview

As part of CML Microsystems Plc, CML Microcircuits is a world-leader in the design, development and supply of low-power analogue, digital and mixed-signal semiconductors for telecommunications systems globally. The company’s wide and varied portfolio means that CML devices are used in an extensive range of industrial and commercial products for licensed and unlicensed wireless voice and data systems.

Focusing on narrowband communications, CML’s ICs are found in digital/analogue PMR/LMR, wireless data, satellite communications and marine radio applications, such as TETRA, DMR, dPMR, SCADA systems and AIS. The CML portfolio provides components supporting both RF and baseband functionality, encompassing both leading edge digital and legacy analogue systems.

In addition to our established range of devices, we are able to offer bespoke solutions to customers. This service includes design assistance, advice and first class technical support. Our FirmASIC® approach enables us to produce the optimum solution to a given design requirement. The outcome is a product offering thatembraces a number of key technologies and delivers the result cost-effectively with fast time to market, ultimate flexibility and low risk.

Company Structure

 

CML Microsystems Plc – CML Microsystems Plc is a holding company for the group’s operating subsidiaries: CML Microcircuits is located in the UK, United States and Singapore. Hyperstone GmbH, part of the group since 2003, is a fabless semiconductor and microprocessor design company and is located in Germany, USA and Taiwan. Sicomm Technologies, part of the group since 2016, is a fabless semiconductor design house located in China.

 

As the strategic lead company, CML Microcircuits (UK) Ltd. designs, manufactures and markets innovative analogue, digital, mixed signal and RF integrated circuits.

Located at the Group headquarters in rural Essex, CML (UK) provides the main design centre, co-ordinating semiconductor design and strategic activities including sales and marketing. From this facility, CML provides full customer support in the form of comprehensive product documentation, application support and commercial advice, with access to the CML team of field sales engineers backed up by its in-house help desk staff: qualified engineers providing up-to-date technical and product information.

The activities at this location, combined with those in the USA and Singapore, enables CML to serve customers around the world quickly and effectively.

CML Microcircuits UK Ltd – Systems Group is part of the overall CML Microcircuits design and development organisation and specialise in performance RF design and DSP software development. In addition to its role developing CML core products, Systems Group operates as an independent R&D company specialising in professional communication product development; a specialty is FirmASIC® based customised developments, supplying service to third-party/external customers.

CML Microcircuits (UK) Ltd is certified to ISO 9001: 2008. Established in 1968 as Consumer Microcircuits Limited, CML Microcircuits (UK) Ltd is 100% owned by CML Microsystems Plc.

Located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, CML Microcircuits (USA) Inc. provides sales, marketing and technical and commercial support for the company’s highly innovative analogue, digital, mixed-signal and RF integrated circuits.

As an integral part of the CML Microcircuits global sales and marketing channels, the dedicated sales and customer support teams provide ongoing service, application support and commercial advice.

As the company’s presence in the Americas, CML (USA), with its network of distributors and representatives, can respond to customers’ requirements armed with an extensive knowledge of local systems and technologies, whilst also supplying the other CML member companies with feedback on local specifications, requirements and operational climates.

The activities at this location, combined with support and advice from the UK and Singapore companies, enable CML Microcircuits (USA) Inc to serve its customers quickly and effectively.

CML Microcircuits (USA) Inc. is certified to ISO 9001: 2008. Established 1980 as MX-COM Inc., CML Microcircuits (USA) Inc. is a division of  CML Microcircuits (UK) Ltd.

Located in the central vicinity of Singapore, CML Microcircuits (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. markets CML’s highly innovative analogue, digital, mixed signal and RF integrated circuits.

CML (SIngapore) plays a dominant role in the presentation of the CML brand image to the highly competitive and high growth Asia Pacific region.

Together with its established distribution network in the Far East and ASEAN regions, CML (Singapore) generates sales and marketing opportunities and constantly feeds back to other member companies, the requirements and specifications from local regions to generate product definitions and applications.

Working closely with the other CML member companies, CML (Singapore) identifies manufacturing locations and companies within its regions for design activities that have been carried out outside its regions and provides commercial and technical guidance for the customers.

Established 1995, CML Microcircuits (Singapore) Pte Ltd. is a division of CML Microcircuits (UK) Ltd.

Founded in 1968, CML set out to create single chip solutions (as opposed to groups of standard components), originally focussing on the supply of remote controls for consumer products. From these humble origins, CML has grown steadily over time and is now recognised as an innovator in semiconductor products. It is testimony to the longevity and quality of the company’s devices that our very first product (a frequency-sensitive switch) was sold for over 30 years. Having nearly completed 50 years of trading, we look forward to meeting the needs of our customers and embracing the next 50 years of technical innovation and beyond.

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