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About ams and OSRAM

Sensing is Life

The ams OSRAM Group, including the listed companies ams AG as parent company and OSRAM Licht AG is a global leader in optical solutions. By adding intelligence to light and passion to innovation, we enrich people’s lives. This is what we mean by Sensing is Life. 

With over 110 years of combined history, our core is defined by imagination, deep engineering expertise and the ability to provide global industrial capacity in sensor and light technologies. We create exciting innovations that enable our customers in the consumer, automotive, healthcare and industrial sectors maintain their competitive edge and drive innovation that meaningfully improves the quality of life in terms of health, safety and convenience, while reducing impact on the environment.

Our around 24,000 employees worldwide focus on innovation across sensing, illumination and visualization to make journeys safer, medical diagnosis more accurate and daily moments in communication a richer experience. Our work creates technology for breakthrough applications, which is reflected in over 15,000 patents granted and applied. Headquartered in Premstaetten/Graz (Austria) with a co-headquarters in Munich (Germany), the ams OSRAM group achieved over EUR 5 billion revenues in 2021.

New Mission & Vision

Our Mission & Vision

Vision Statement
Together we create the uncontested leader in optical solutions.

Mission Statement
We become the uncontested leader in optical solutions through bold investments in disruptive innovation and continuous transformation delivering best in class profitability and growth.

ams and OSRAM by numbers


years of design and manufacturing experience

Around 24,000

employees worldwide including 5,500 engineers


serving more than 20,000 customers


major R&D locations


patents granted and applied

3 focus areas

Sensing, Illumination, Visualization

ams OSRAM by numbers

We enable our customers to develop products that are smarter, safer, convenient and more environment-friendly.

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Management ams and OSRAM


The direction and management of ams OSRAM is in the hands of a management board of executives.

Stakeholders, including shareholders, are represented by a supervisory board which oversees the management board.