Press Release

2011-07-01 for Smartphones

Website goes mobile


Nuremberg, 1 July 2011 – Power semiconductor manufacturer Semikron can now be reached everywhere and at any time. Users can find a mobile version of the company’s website at that provides fast and easy access to technical details, products, contact partners and jobs. Semikron takes the lead once again, providing power electronics engineers and job-seekers with a modern means of gaining information.


The product and parameter search known from the main website, which can be used to select technical details on current, voltage, circuitry, case and semiconductor type, has been optimized for the small screen dimensions of mobile devices.


“The focus of our mobile website is to provide uncomplicated and fast access to all the relevant information on our products, contact partners and career possibilities. The new mobile site offers users a clearly structured site with short loading times,” explains Stefan Popp, IT Project Manager Marketing at Semikron. The entire product range including datasheets can be found under the menu items “Components” and “Systems & Solutions”.


Fast access to relevant information is becoming an increasingly important factor in the mobile world. The fast growing popularity of iPhones and the likes makes it possible to access such information from any place at any time. And despite all the possibilities offered by technology today, users still value personal contact with Semikron. This is why the mobile site also features a “Contact us” page with details of the different subsidiaries and details of contact partners.


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Semikron is an internationally leading power semiconductor manufacturer. 2011 marks the 60th anniversary of the German-based family enterprise which employs 3600 people worldwide. A global network of 35 companies with production plants in Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Korea, Slovakia, South Africa and USA guarantees fast and competent on-site customer care.


Semikron is a one-stop provider of chips, discrete semiconductors, transistor, diode and thyristor power modules, power assemblies and systems for markets such as industrial drives, wind and solar, hybrid and electric vehicles, the rail industry and power supplies. Globally Semikron technology powers nearly every second windmill. According to a survey carried out by BTM Consult ApS, the total wind power capacity installed until 2009 was 122 Gigawatt. 57 Gigawatt comprises power semiconductors from Semikron.


The dedication to the hybrid and electric vehicle market is evident in the development and production of power semiconductors for this market but also the majority take-over of Compact Dynamics GmbH, a development specialist for innovative control systems, the joint venture with drivetek, a provider for application-specific control technology, and the take-over of VePOINT, developing and producing inverters, DC/DC converters and chargers.


Semikron is the market leader in the field of diode/thyristor semiconductor modules, enjoying a 30% share of the worldwide market. (Source: IMS Research „The global power semiconductor market 2010”)



Press contact:
Annette Müller
Manager International Communications
Sigmund Street 200
90431 Nürnberg
Tel: +49-(0) 911-6559-158/ Fax: +49-(0) 911-6559-77158 for Smartphones

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