Infineon Technologies AG is one of the world's leading manufacturers of semiconductors. The group's products include power semiconductors, sensors, microcontrollers, digital, mixed-signal and analog ICs, discrete semiconductor modules, switches, interface ICs, motor-controlling ICs, RF power transistors, voltage regulators, and electronic safety components. Net sales break down by area of activity as follows:
- automotive (43.6%): power and cooling modules for electric and hybrid vehicles, sensors for driver assistance systems and semiconductors for safety, control and comfort systems;
- management of energy consumption (30.5%): semiconductors for efficient energy management used in the following sectors: electric battery recharging, aviation, defense, oil and gas energy, underwater telecommunication, consumer electronics, home appliances, Internet of Things, mobile telephony and conventional lighting;
- industrial power control (17.7%; No. 1 in the world): semiconductors and power modules used in electricity generation, transmission and consumption;
- smart-card security (7.8%): integrated circuits for smart cards (electronic identity cards, driving licenses, health cards, payment cards, etc.) dedicated to the identification, authentication, secure payment, mobile communication, etc. ;
- other (0.4%).
The geographical breakdown of turnover is as follows: Germany (14.6%), Europe/Middle East/Africa (15.7%), China (34.5%), Japan (7.4%), Asia/Pacific (14.8%), the United States (10.7%) and Americas (2.3%).