Socionext America Inc., a leading fabless SoC (System-on-Chip) supplier, has announced a relocation to Milpitas. The company’s specialty is designing and developing products for the automotive, consumer, and industrial markets.
Socionext America’s Milpitas office has a soft opening today, June 16, which will be followed by an official inauguration ceremony on June 30.
They’ll be set up in a building at 1455 McCarthy Blvd., one story high and 34,000 square feet. On-site will be Socionext’s U.S. and North American executives, along with their engineering, marketing, sales, finance, human resources, and support staff.
In a release from the company, President of Socionext America Inc. Takuji Nukiwa said, “Socionext has experienced tremendous growth over the past several years, which has necessitated this move. We chose Milpitas because it is home to many ground-breaking and inspirational companies, and we’re excited with the relocation and to expand our business to serve our customers.”
Said Mayor Rich Tran in the release, “On behalf of the City Council and Staff, I am pleased to welcome Socionext America to Milpitas. We are always here to support businesses at the forefront of innovation who want to serve both our local and global community. We hope Socionext will find Milpitas to be a friendly, dynamic, and engaging place to conduct business and thrive.”
Socionext highlighted the 2019 American Community Survey ranking of Milpitas as the 15th fastest-growing city of 50,000 or more in the U.S. as an enticing factor.
Headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, Socionext has offices across Japan, Asia, Europe, and the United States.