This collaboration will allow Nexperia and Mitsubishi Electric, two leading companies in their respective industries, to join forces to bring new levels of energy efficiency and performance to SiC wide bandgap semiconductors while meeting the rapidly growing demand for efficient discrete power semiconductors.
Mitsubishi Electric's power semiconductor products help customers achieve significant energy savings in a range of applications including automotive, home appliances, industrial equipment and traction motors. The company has a reputation as an industry player in providing reliable, high-performance SiC modules. These devices are used in Japan's acclaimed high-speed Shinkansen trains, which are known for their unrivalled efficiency, safety and reliability.
With decades of experience in component development, manufacturing and qualification, Nexperia builds on its reputation as a reliable, high-volume supplier of silicon semiconductors for basic commercial applications and now also offers high-quality, wide-bandgap devices designed to meet the growing demand for efficient, reliable power semiconductors. With its European heritage and global customer base across automotive, industrial, mobile and consumer applications, the company is a leading expert in discrete device packaging.
"The mutually beneficial strategic partnership with Mitsubishi Electric represents a significant advancement for Nexperia's silicon carbide business," said Mark Roeloffzen, senior vice president and general manager of Nexperia's Bipolar Discrete Devices Business Unit. "Mitsubishi Electric has a proven track record as a supplier of technologically mature SiC devices and modules. Combined with Nexperia's high quality standards and expertise in discrete products and packaging, we are sure to create positive synergies between the two companies that will ultimately enable our customers to offer energy-efficient products in the industrial, automotive or consumer markets they serve."