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Micronas’ new all-in-one controller family brings more flexibility for driving small electric motors

Nov 04, 2014 | Trade News

Highly integrated and efficient solutions with small footprint enable the flexible drive of either brush-type (BDC), brushless (BLDC) or stepper motors.

Micronas presents smallest integrated capacitor EMC-proof linear Hall sensor

Oct 23, 2014 | Trade News

The programmable Hall-effect sensor HAC 830 is designed to pass the stringent automotive electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) standards offering a reliable and cost-effective solution for applications where the sensor is to be welded onto a connector.

Slight sales growth for first nine months

Oct 21, 2014 | Ad hoc news

In the first nine months of 2014 Micronas Group's consolidated net sales went up by 4.5 percent year-on-year to CHF 119.6 million.

First-half sales ahead of forecast

Jul 22, 2014 | Ad hoc news

The worldwide automotive market performed well in the first half of 2014. Micronas, with its innovative Hall sensor and embedded controller products, benefited from the overall growth in sales and beat the revenue estimate it announced in April.

Micronas Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Unit in operation – Another step towards "Green Industry Park North"

Jul 07, 2014 | Company News

Freiburg's Lord Mayor Dr. Dieter Salomon and Micronas' CEO Matthias Bopp joined hands to start the combined heat and power unit with power-heat-cryo cogeneration at the Freiburg location

Brushless DC motor control solutions by Micronas migrating towards 0.18 micrometer high-voltage embedded flash CMOS process

Jun 23, 2014 | Trade News

0.18 μm technology node is enabling compact, highly integrated single chip designs with direct connections to 12 V power supply, actuator and communication networks.

Advanced 3D HAL® technology powers Micronas’ new sensor generation leading to superior angular accuracy

May 19, 2014 | Trade News

Micronas presents the robust direct angle sensor family HAL 37xy offering outstanding temperature stability, high resistance against air gap variations and magnet aging together with a wide-range of diagnostic functions and very effective protection circuitry.

Günter Hoppe to retire – Daniel Wäger to become the new Chief Financial Officer of Micronas

May 05, 2014 | Ad hoc news

Micronas announced today that Günter Hoppe, the CFO of Micronas, will retire as planned as at November 1, 2014. His successor, Daniel Wäger, will take office until November 1, 2014.

Micronas presents market’s first ISO 26262 compliant, low-power Hall switch family in SOT23 package

May 05, 2014 | Trade News

With the HAL 15xy, Micronas introduces the successor of the HAL 5xy family, which is well-known for a long time on the market for excellent quality and highest reliability, proven by a large installed customer base worldwide and widely used today in all premium car brands.

Sales up on previous quarter

Apr 24, 2014 | Ad hoc news

Micronas Group's consolidated net sales went up in the first quarter of 2014 by 7.4 percent to CHF 40.2 million despite the continuing weakness of the yen. The Automotive segment saw sales improve on Q4 2013 by 4.9 percent to CHF 37.3 million, while the Industrial segment posted sales growth of 54.7 percent to CHF 2.9 million.

Micronas presents a new affordable USB kit for easy programming of its broad Hall-effect sensor portfolio

Mar 24, 2014 | Trade News

The new USB kit for user-friendly and flexible programming of various Hall-effect sensor families from Micronas was designed especially for use in the development laboratory and offers an efficient, easy to handle, and affordable solution.

Micronas introduces the next generation of highest precision programmable Hall switches

Mar 03, 2014 | Trade News

HAL 1002 from Micronas is specifically designed for use in automotive and high-end industrial applications, demanding high programming accuracy under harsh environmental conditions up to a 150°C ambient temperature.

Positive net result in demanding market environment

Feb 20, 2014 | Ad hoc news

Micronas performed well in a demanding market environment in 2013. Despite the persistent weakness of the yen and continuing volatility in the car industry, the Company was able to strengthen its leading position in the market for Hall sensors used in automotive electronics.