STMicroelectronics NV engages in designing, developing, manufacturing, and marketing semiconductor circuits and devices. It operates through Semiconductors and Subsystems segments. The Semiconductors segment offers commodity components, application-specific integrated circuits, full custom devices and semi-custom devices and application-specific standard products for analog, digital, and mixed-signal applications. The Subsystems segment includes designs, develops, manufactures and markets subsystems and modules for the telecommunications, automotive and industrial markets. The company was founded in June 1987 and is headquartered in Plan-Les-Ouates, Switzerland.