imst announces design teaming with united monolithic semiconducters

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Kamp-Lintfort, June 2002
PRESS
RELEASE:
IMST ANNOUNCES
DESIGN TEAMING WITH
UNITED MONOLITHIC SEMICONDUCTERS
With the objective of expanding its design services and in order to better serve the needs of the
growing range of customers, IMST (Kamp-Lintfort, Germany) and United Monolithic Semiconductors (Orsay, France, Ulm, Germany) agreed on a closer cooperation. Under this cooperation
IMST will act as an UMS certified design house, having a preferred access to UMS process information, models, and design tools. IMST will design and develop products for their or for common customers, based on the UMS processes. The applications covered are such as remote sensors and wireless communication and identification systems. One of the midterm targets is the development of highly integrated systems, via system in a package or even system on a chip.
This teaming between IMST and UMS is based on several years of successful cooperation in the
area of design and development of GaAs MMICs. Both teams consider this extended cooperation
as a strong support for their further expansion of businesses.
About IMST
IMST GmbH is one of the leading ISO certified engineering companies covering all aspects of
today’s mobile and microwave and communication techniques. Innovative customer specific solutions and high quality products like wireless data communication systems, modules, and components for industrial applications are developed with state-of-the-art techniques. RF Front-ends, antennas, signal processing, and system integration are specific strengths of IMST. Telecommunication, telematics, RF identification, and microwave sensors are typical target markets. The service
portfolio includes consulting, training, designs, and testing in the field of telecommunications.
About United Monolithic Semiconductors (UMS)
UMS is an ISO 9001-certified manufacturer, incorporated in 1996, who designs, develops,
manufactures and markets proprietary MMICs for wireless communications applications such as
broadband wireless, VSAT, high data rate optical fiber links, wireless local loop, intelligent traffic
systems, automotive ACC & short range sensors, and ISM Wireless.
UMS offers a broad array of products and services including power amplifiers, low noise amplifiers, mixers, frequency generation and multifunction parts. The company’s strategy is to focus on
microwave and millimeter-wave markets by offering a broad range of standard and custom-designed MMICs in order to position itself as “one-stop-supplier”. All this is based on leading edge
technology, qualified according to leading standards.
UMS provides ‘off the shelf” standard components as well as technologies under foundry service
mode for the development and manufacturing of customer specific integrated circuits.
Contact information:
For additional information, please call us at +49 2842 981 200
or contact Johannes Borkes (Sales Manager) by email at [email protected]
IMST GmbH
Carl-Friedrich-Gauß-Str. 2 • D-47475 Kamp-Lintfort • Tel.: 02842-981-0 • Fax.: 02842-981-199 • e-mail: [email protected]
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