Würth Elektronik eiSos acquires AMBER wireless GmbH
Press release: Unified for Pioneering Wireless Solutions
Waldenburg (Germany), 17 August 2016 – AMBER wireless GmbH, manufacturer of wireless connectivity solutions, is part of Würth Elektronik eiSos GmbH & Co. KG now. With the merger the owner-run wireless specialist founded in 1998 lays the foundation for its further growth and the globalization of its activities. Through the acquisition, Würth Elektronik eiSos considerably expands its range in growth fields, such as Internet of Things, Industry 4.0 and Smart Metering.
AMBER wireless is one of the leading manufacturers of low power ISM/SRD solutions in Europe and offers highly efficient wireless products in the 169 MHz, 433 MHz, 868 MHz, 915 MHz and 2.4 GHz frequency bands. These wireless solutions are considered to be important components for growth-intensive application areas, such as sensor networks, Internet of Things, telemetry, logistics, asset tracking, Smart Metering, medical technology, security systems, as well as Smart Home, industry and building automation.
“Integration of AMBER wireless is our good fortune. The expertise and the products, which the new colleagues contribute, support Würth Elektronik eiSos in a strategically crucial segment. The leading-edge technology for industrial wireless networks boosts our range for growth markets like Industry 4.0, IoT or Smart Metering. Planned investments in this field will support our global activities”, according to Oliver Konz and Thomas Schrott, CEOs of Würth Elektronik eiSos Group.
Heinz Brych, founder and Managing Director of AMBER wireless GmbH, says: “I know we are in good hands with Würth Elektronik eiSos. Here we will receive the necessary support to expand our global presence. Strong relationships with semiconductor manufacturers across the world, a global sales network and outstanding direct selling – these are things where Würth Elektronik has the edge over us and from which we are set to profit greatly. I’m glad to be able to secure the future of AMBER wireless in this way.”
About AMBER wireless GmbH
AMBER wireless GmbH, established in 1998, is a German, owner-managed electronics company. AMBER specialises in the design and manufacturing of wireless connectivity solutions including compact short range RF modules for rapid implementation of cable-free data links as well as home automation and automatic meter reading solutions. The company is one of the leading suppliers for low power ISM/SRD products in Europe.
About Würth Elektronik eiSos GmbH & Co. KG
Würth Elektronik eiSos GmbH & Co. KG is a manufacturer of electronic and electromechanical components for the electronics industry. The company is part of the Würth Group, the global market leader for fastener technology. It employs 6,100 people and generated sales of almost 475 million Euros in 2015. Würth Elektronik eiSos is active in 50 countries worldwide.
Manufacturing facilities in Europe, Asia and North America ensure delivery to a customer base that is growing worldwide. The product range covers EMC components, inductors, transformers, HF components, varistors, capacitors, power modules, LEDs, connectors, power elements, switches, assembly technology and fuse holders.
Würth Elektronik eiSos is one of Europe's largest manufacturers of passive components.
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