Freescale Semiconductor is one of Austin's many semiconductor-related companies. Freescale is an international semiconductor company with over 75 locations in 19 countries and about 18,000 employees, but their world headquarters is in Austin, Texas. Freescale, which was originally a spin-off company of Motorola, designs and produces hardware and software technology for the networking, industrial, automotive, and consumer markets. Freescale currently ranks a top-10 semiconductor company in the United States by revenue. Freescale employs 5,000 workers in Austin split between a smaller factory and offices at 3501 Ed Bluestein Blvd. and their headquarters and chip plant located in Oak Hill area at 6501 W. William Cannon Dr. Austin, TX 78735.