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Shaping the World with Sensor Solutions.

ams is a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced sensor solutions.Leading manufacturers around the globe rely on ams’ sensing know-how for advanced systems design. For ams, “Sensing is Life”, and our passion is in creating the sensor solutions that make devices and technology smarter, safer, easier-to-use, and more eco-friendly.

ams’ sensor solutions are at the heart of the products and technologies that define our world today – from smartphones and mobile devices to smart homes and buildings, industrial automation, medical technology and connected vehicles. Our products drive applications requiring small form factor, low power, highest sensitivity and multi-sensor integration. We offer sensors (including optical sensors), interfaces and related software for consumer, communications, industrial, medical, and automotive markets.


ams by numbers

  • More than 35 years of design experience
  • 11,000 employees worldwide
  • Serving more than 8,000 customers
  • 22 design centers across Europe, Asia and USA
  • More than 14 sales offices
  • 25+ sales channel partners


Our business

  • High performance sensor solutions, sensor ICs, interfaces & related software
  • Small, low power, highest sensitivity, multi-sensor integration
  • Best-in-class solutions for leading OEMs
  • Full service foundry including packaging and testing options


Our focus

  • Optical
  • Environmental
  • Imaging
  • Audio


Scalable manufacturing model

  • Internal wafer manufacturing, Austria
  • Internal optical packaging, Singapore
  • Manufacturing partnerships for scalability and flexibility
  • In-house test, Austria + Philippines


Financial information, fiscal year 2017

  • Group revenues: €1,063.8m (2016: €549.9m)
  • Net income: €127.5m (2016: €102.9m)