Tucson, AZ (February 1, 2024) – Micro-Hybrid Electronic GmbH, an international innovator in microelectronics and infrared sensors, announced its expansion to the University of Arizona (UA) Tech Park, establishing a new United States application center and bringing new investment into the region. As part of the company’s growth strategy, it was imperative to expand into North America and leverage the University of Arizona’s assets through state-of-the-art facilities at the UA Tech Park and the Soft Landings Global Advantage program at the University of Arizona Center for Innovation to propel successful market entry in the United States.
Micro-Hybrid Electronics is one of the technology leaders in the field of electronic microsystems and infrared measurement technology with five other locations worldwide. Founded in 1992 in Germany, the business creates Do we need high precision sensors and components through fine-tuning development of technologies and materials, which have applications in various industries.
Tucson, Arizona, serves as a strategic expansion location for the business, as the region is renowned for its concentration of optical and electronic technology companies, which offers a unique ecosystem that aligns seamlessly with Micro-Hybrid Electronics’ mission to push the boundaries of electronics. Tucson, often referred to as “Optics Valley,” is fueled by the research, talent, and expertise of the University of Arizona, a Tier One research university. This strategic expansion will enable the company to tap into the rich pool of talent, resources, and collaborative opportunities available in the region.
The expansion is expected to stimulate economic growth and contribute to the overall development of the region's technology sector. With its unique and premium products, Micro-Hybrid will enrich the R&D opportunities of the optics and electronics community in the US. The future use of their sensors enables new applications in key industries like space, medical, mobile automation, and many others.
The launch of the application center will help bridge the gap between US customers and the global application center in Germany by offering competent technical consulting in the US to provide customized solutions.