Micrel Schedules Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/17/13 -- Micrel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRL), a leading global manufacturer of IC solutions for the worldwide high performance linear and power, LAN and timing and communications markets, will announce financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2012 after the market closes on Thursday, January 31, 2013. In addition, the Company will host a conference call that day at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time (1:30 p.m. Pacific time). Chief Executive Officer Raymond Zinn and Chief Financial Officer Ray Wallin will present an overview of the fourth quarter financial results, discuss current business conditions, and respond to questions.

The call is available, live, to any interested party, on a listen-only basis, by dialing (866) 200-6965 and entering the participant code 23427583 followed by the # key. For international callers, please dial (646) 216-7221 and enter the participant code 23427583 followed by the # key. A live webcast will also be available at the 'Investors' section of Micrel's website at: www.micrel.com. An audio replay of the conference call will be available for all interested parties through February 7, 2013, by dialing (866) 206-0173 or (646) 216-7204 and entering the participant code 278766 followed by the # key. The webcast replay will also be available on the Company's website.

About Micrel, Inc.
Micrel, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of IC solutions for the worldwide high performance linear and power, LAN and timing and communications markets. The Company's products include advanced mixed-signal, analog and power semiconductors; high performance communication, clock management, Ethernet switch and physical layer transceiver ICs. Company customers include leading manufacturers of enterprise, consumer, industrial, mobile, telecommunications, automotive, and computer products. Corporation headquarters and state-of-the-art wafer fabrication facilities are located in San Jose, CA, with regional sales and support offices and advanced technology design centers situated throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. In addition, the Company maintains an extensive network of distributors and reps worldwide. Web: www.micrel.com.

For further information, contact Ray Wallin at: Micrel, Incorporated, 2180 Fortune Drive, San Jose, California 95131, (408) 944-0800; or visit the Micrel website at: www.micrel.com.

Contact:
Ray Wallin
Micrel, Incorporated
2180 Fortune Drive
San Jose, CA 95131
Phone: (408) 944-0800