San Diego, CA--May 29, 1997--SGS-THOMSON Microelectronics (Paris, France) announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Metaflow Technologies Inc., a specialist developer of advanced microprocessor architectures, based in San Diego, CA.
Metaflow has been working in the area of new concepts and designs for microprocessors for the past ten years and has forged a strong reputation, particularly in the areas of submicron VLSI physical design, microprocessors architecture, and floating point calculations. Metaflow's design group is also considered to be highly efficient, having successfully and effectively completed major projects. The acquisition by SGS-THOMSON follows nearly two years of activities between the two companies.
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