International Rectifier (IR), founded in 1947, is the largest dedicated semiconductor manufacturer in the world, with more than a half-billion dollars in annual revenue. The company manufactures in the U.S., Mexico, Great Britain and Italy, and through subsidiaries in Japan and Singapore.

IR provides enabling technologies for a multitude of products, allowing them to run cooler and raise their overall productivity-per-watt. The world's largest industry is electronics, with global demand increasing year over year. IR's products are integral to the next generation of servers and computers, cars, satellites and home appliances, setting performance and architecture standards for power electronics across a broad spectrum.

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