9. Infineon Technologies
Infineon Technologies, a Germany-based semiconductor manufacturer, tied with STMicroelectronics to take 2 percent share of the worldwide semiconductor market. The company’s revenue in 2015 totaled $6.8 billion, up 19.6 percent from the year before -- experiencing the strongest growth among the top vendors.
In 2015, Infineon Technologies acquired International Rectifier, expanding the company’s expertise in power semiconductors and combining leading knowledge in compound semiconductors, namely Gallium Nitride.