Ninestar Corporation (stock code: 002180), one of the top 500 private enterprises of China, is a high-tech enterprises recognized by MITT. As the world's top five laser printer manufacturers, it is a chip design enterprise for printer controller SoC and all consumable encryption chip series, as well as the supplier for IoT chip solution. Ninestar is the first IC design listed company invested by the China Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund, and the undertaking unit of the National 01 Major Special Project. At present, the annual sales volume of the Group exceeds 20 billion yuan, with products covering more than 170 countries and regions.
Apexmic is a brand of IC chips owned by Ninestar. Apexmic chips currently cover microc-ontrollers, secure SoC for network communication, IoT chips, printer controller SoC and print consumables chips.
Ninestar has the capabilities to design 8/16/32-bit CPU cores, high-performance multi-core SoC chips and complete low-power chips, as well as the comprehensive design services for hardware and software and the complete encryption engine platform, which enable it an excellent technical strength and first-class level in R&D and chip design.
Ninestar believes ‘Market demand is the guidance，innovations of technology is the keynote.’Ninestar has set up four R&D centers in Zhuhai, Shanghai, Hangzhou and the United States. Ninestar has also established cooperation relations with famous universities and research institutes such as Zhejiang Univ-ersity and Shanghai Microsystems of Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Patent is the key to scientific and technological innovation. Presently, Ninestar has more than 20,000 available patents and more than 4,000 independent patents. By realizing cross licensing of patents with international multinational companies, we’ve built the largest patented technology platform in the industry.