Kingston Technology Corporation is an American, privately held, multinational computer technology corporation that develops, manufactures, sells and supports flash memory products and other computer-related memory products. Headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, United States, Kingston Technology employs more than 3,000 employees worldwide as of Q1 2016. The company has manufacturing and logistics facilities in the United States, United Kingdom,Ireland, Taiwan, and Mainland China.
It is the largest independent producer of DRAM memory modules, currently owning 59% of the third-party worldwide DRAM module market share, according to IHS. Kingston is arguably the second largest supplier of flash memory. Gartnerranks Kingston as the world's #2 supplier of USB Flash drives, #2 in flash cards and #2 in PC based solid-state drives.
In 2015, Kingston generated revenues of over US $7.0 billion. Forbes lists Kingston as #54 on its list of "The 500 Largest Private Companies in the U.S." and #3 in the Technology Hardware & Equipment category.
Kingston serves an international network of distributors, resellers, retailers and OEM customers on six continents. The company also provides contract manufacturing and supply chain management services for semiconductor manufacturers and system OEMs.