HAP GmbH Dresden

Dresden, Germany
HAP was founded in 1991 by two scientists of Carl Zeiss Jena. HAP is a SME and develops and manufactures handling solutions, robotics for wafer, carrier, masks, pellicle and for PCBs and complex automatization for semiconductor industry and solar industry.
On the one hand HAP is subcontractor of big equipment manufacturer like ZEISS or ORBOTECH/Israel and on the other hand HAP is supplier to chip maker and mask houses like Infineon and AMTC and to solar wafer manufacturers like Solarworld.
The annual turnover of HAP increased within 10 years from 2 million € (2001) to 20 million € (2011). HAP predominant serves customer in Europe but also customer in USA and Asia.

Infineon Technology Dresden GmbH

Dresden, Germany
Dresden is one of the largest production sites of Infineon Technologies AG. The Dresden factory produces premium non-commodity logic ICs with complex manufacturing technology on 200mm silicon wafers. Approximately 1,900 people from around 20 nations work at Infineon Dresden, thereof 25 % graduates of technical or science studies from a university or technical college. The Infineon factory in Dresden covers a wide range of technologies and products with structures from 90nm to 250 nm. 30 different technologies and derivatives as well as more than 200 different products with the possibility to choose between copper and aluminum metallization layers: CMOS, eFlash, RFCMOS, SmartPower, CMOS optics.
In July 2011 Infineon decided to establish Dresden as a volume production site for power semiconductors on 300mm wafers – the first one worldwide. This opens a new future-proof chapter in the history of the site.

Infineon Technologies AG

Munich, Germany
Infineon Technologies AG, headquartered in Munich, Germany, focuses on three central challenges facing modern society: Energy Efficiency, Mobility and Security. Infineon offers semiconductors and system solutions for automotive and industrial electronics, chip card and security applications. Infineon’s products stand out for their reliability, their quality excellence and their innovative and leading-edge technology in analog and mixed signal, RF and power as well as embedded control. More than 20 R&D locations and a strong technology portfolio with about 15,400 patents and applications are characteristic for the company. With approximately 25,000 employees worldwide and a global presence, Infineon operates as a leading semiconductor player in a market with greatest challenges. Infineon is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and is Germany’s largest semiconductor company.

Roth & Rau - Ortner GmbH

Dresden Germany
For over 10 years, Roth & Rau - Ortner GmbH (former Ortner c.l.s. GmbH) has participated in complex production logistics with a broad portfolio of customised services for the semiconductor industry. The focus of its work is on the development and production of tailor-made automation solutions and customer specific service concepts for the improvement of company internal material flow for semiconductor manufacturers.
The services available from RRO clearly focus on the semiconductor industry and include:
•    Installation, start-up and maintenance of high-technology production and logistics equipment
•    Design, conception and implementation of automation solutions including process and fault analyses, feasibility studies, software development and system integration
•    Development and manufacturing of intelligent systems for storage and buffering and transport of lots within manufacturing plants (intra logistics)
Development and implementation of customised RFID solutions as well as their integration into new or existing production environments.


Semikron Elektronik GmbH & Co. KG

Nuremberg, Germany
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”)


Burghausen, Germany
SAG is a global leader in the market for ultra-pure silicon wafers and the partner of numerous leading chip manufacturers. SAG develops and manufactures wafers with diameters of up to 300 mm at production sites in Europe, Asia and the United States.
Virtually all the major chip manufacturers are customers of SAG. Due to our technological competence, quality, a high degree of customer orientation and our international orientation we have achieved a place among the top suppliers in the wafer industry.
Our comprehensive service network – which consists of local sales organizations and application technology centers in Asia, Japan, the United States, and Europe – enables us to maintain close customer relationships. With our sales offices we are well represented in the most essential markets. In other important regions, we serve our customers by closely cooperating with local partners.
Sales of 1.025 billion Euros in 2010, ultra-modern production facilities, and some 5,000 employees in all major international semiconductor markets make us well positioned for future growth.

Technische Universität Dresden

Dresden, Germany
Dresden is a leading region of semiconductor engineering and manufacturing in Europe (Globalfoundries, Infineon, X-FAB, ZMD) with large second and third-level delivery industry and a strongly evolving software industry (Deutsche Telekom, SAP-SI). Technische Universität Dresden (TUD) is one of the oldest and largest technical universities in Germany (35.000 students). In 2012 TUD has been evaluated as one of the 11 "Universities of Excellence" in Germany. TUD is a major gateway to new EU members with strategic cooperations to their Universities (e.g. Poznan, Wroclaw, Prague, Liberec, Budapest, Szeged). By high quality research, TUD earns about 150 Mio. € revenues p. a. in acquired project funding.
The faculty of computer science has 6 Institutes with 26 Chairs and total ≈ 2000 students. It will be represented in the project by the Chair for Technical Information Systems of the Institute of Applied Computed Science (IAI). This institute has strong experiences in real-world integration of automation systems into enterprise networks, systems modeling, dynamic modeling, simulation and data analytics. It works in the areas of manufacturing and control, diagnosis, real time analytics (process modelling, predictive maintenance), remote maintenance, automatic system design, and wireless and wired sensor-actuator-networks in the domains of semiconductor industry and industrial automation.

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