Globe 100's top companies by industry
Globe 100 ranking: 8
2010 revenue: $1.2 billion
The Woburn-based manufacturer of analog chips has benefited from the increased demand of smartphones and related wireless network infrastructure. The company has also recently acquired SiGe Semiconductor Inc., a manufacturer of equipment that enables wireless interconnection between electronic devices, for $210 million.
Pictured: Skyworks fabrication technician Donna Pitts