TI—the first multinational tech company to set up an R&D center in India, in 1984.
"TIwill continue to commit resources to technology innovation from India", said Rich Templeton, TI’s president and chief executive officer. “New ideas from India are helping shape the direction of technology,” Templeton said. “With its wealth of development expertise and a huge, growing market, India is well-positioned to be a leading player in this new era of communication and entertainment. It's an exciting time to be working in India, and TI is committed to building strong relationships with our customers here and helping them to be successful.”
(source : K.C. Krishnadas, EE Times 03/28/2006 10:21 AM EST)