MELEXIS, WORLD LEADER IN INTEGRATED MICROELECTRONIC SYSTEMS, CHOSE TO ANCHOR ITS NEW SITE IN PARIS REGION
Melexis is a large Belgian group specializing in the design and marketing of semiconductor sensors mainly for automotive equipment manufacturers (89% of gross sales). Melexis employs over 1,200 people at 12 locations worldwide. The group has its head office in Belgium and is listed on Euronext Brussels (MELE).
It is organized around 4 families of products:
- Sensors: in particular interface circuits, measurement of pressure and acceleration, and magnetic sensors;
- Actuators: microcontrollers and peripheral integrated circuits for dashboard indicators, wipers, automatic door openings, etc.;
- Radiofrequency circuits: transmitters, receivers, automatic identification systems, etc.;
- Multiplexing circuits: optical and infrared circuits.
Today, the know-how and expertise of Melexis enable it to build bridges between components, so that they can communicate easily and quickly, by wired (LIN, SENT) or wireless (RKE, RFID) connection. Melexis digital sensors and actuators have taken up the challenges of integrating sensing, control, and transmission functions into next-generation products and systems, dramatically improving their safety, efficiency, and durability.
With this technological feat, Melexis has decided to diversify its range of sensors, CI drivers and wireless devices to meet the needs of the automotive sector, which means that Melexis is today a world leader in this area.
SUSTAINED AND REMARKABLE GROWTH
Melexis employs over 1,200 people at 12 locations worldwide. The group has its head office in Belgium and is listed on Euronext Brussels (MELE).
In 2017, Melexis gross sales revenue reached 511.7 million euros, an increase of 12% over the previous year R&D expenses accounted for 13.6% of gross sales revenue.
According to the latest market data (Strategy Analytics, January 2018), the growth in Melexis sales in 2017, as in 2016, was twice that of the market. Veerle Lozie, Vice President of Operations at Melexis stated, “We are very proud to announce that every new car in the world contains an average of 10 chips designed by Melexis."
PARIS REGION, A STRATEGIC MOVE FOR THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF MELEXIS
Melexis announced on February 7, 2018 that it will invest in a brand new test site in Paris Region, in Corbeil-Essonnes. This site belongs to X-FAB, a supplier for Melexis, which already has excellent connections with all of the group's international partners.
This site will be an essential link in the group’s supply chain and will be based on the best practices already implemented in the other test sites, in order to ensure consistency among all the sites.
“Melexis anticipates an investment of 60 million euros over 5 years in production equipment, and the almost immediate recruitment of thirty employees, to ensure that the site is operational in the second quarter of 2018 “, announced Veerle Lozie, Vice-President of Operations at Melexis. And she continued, “After the recent expansion of the Ypres site (Belgium) last year, we are delighted today to be part of the Greater Paris area. With its 12 million inhabitants, its dynamic demographics, its daring entrepreneurs but also its universities and world-renowned research centers, Ile-de-France is an important innovative region in Europe. It is in this respect that it meets our objective of strong and global growth, and in particular R&D, logistics and production capacity in the medium term. Not only will this investment in Ile-de-France bring additional resources, skills and capacities, but it will guarantee us to benefit from a highly connected and perfectly coherent supply chain, with the aim of satisfying our customers highly attached to our ‘Inspired Engineering’ which is the DNA value of our group “.
A CUSTOMIZED SERVICE OFFER TO FACILITATE THE ESTABLISHMENT AND DEVELOPMENT OF MELEXIS IN PARIS REGION
To provide tangible support to Melexis for the success of its plan to set up and expand its business in Paris Region, the the Ile-de-France Regional Council, with Paris Region Entreprises, went out of their way with to mobilize the combined services of the State, Pôle Emploi employment center, APEC, the Greater Paris Sud Area, Essonne Développement, as well as Granrut Law Firm
“We recognize Paris Region Entreprises as a valuable partner for Melexis’ business development in Paris Region. Reliable and proactive, the team has a strong knowledge of the industry and has a broad and solid network that is important to be part of “, concluded Veerle Lozie, Vice-President of Operations at Melexis.
Adress in Paris Region : 224, bd John Kennedy 91105 Corbeil-Essonnes
Nombre de recrutements prévus en Ile-de-France : 30
Contact : 01 41 02 08 30
Site Internet : https://www.melexis.com/en