NXP is a top 10 semiconductor company founded by Philips more than 50 years ago. Headquartered in Europe, the company has 37,000 employees working in more than 20 countries and posted sales of EUR 5 billion in 2006. NXP creates semiconductors,system solutions and software that deliver better sensory experiences in mobile phones, personal media players, TVs, set-top boxes, identification applications, cars and a wide range of other electronic devices.


TAP is a Portuguese airline market leader, which celebrated its 60th anniversary on March 14th of 2005; the date on which it also became part of the Star Alliance, the largest global alliance of airlines in the world.

With its Hub in Lisbon – a privileged access platform to Europe – at the crossroads with other Continents, the Company currently flies to 43 destinations, throughout 25 countries in Africa and North and South America; a region in which TAP stands out as being the leading operational European transportation company to Brazil.


UPC recently changed his company logo, due to it’s resemblance with NXP and TAP.