Business News | Oct 17, 2011

Optogan LED Chip Fab Opened in Germany

Optogan opened its Light Emitting Diode (LED) production site in Landshut, Germany, bringing "future-oriented" industry to Bavaria, said the Minister of Economic Affairs of the German Federal State of Bavaria, Martin Zeil, who spoke at the opening.

Optogan expanded in Germany with the new site, located near to Munich Airport.

A former Hitachi semiconductor fab, the site boasts a 4000m2 cleanroom. Up to 100 workers will staff the site. Initial capacity will exceed 1 billion chips/year. The site will be Optogan's hub of international business, which is expanding from Europe to a global scale, explains Hans Peter Ehweiner, managing director of Optogan GmbH. 

The Landshut LEDs will be used for lamps and luminaires in indoor, outdoor, and residential applications.

The Optogan Group develops and manufactures state-of-the-art chip technologies. Learn more at www.optogan.com.