Semikron opens Chinese HQ and adds production
Semikron, known for its power semiconductors and diode/thyristor modules has opened a new Chinese headquarters and production facility in the city of Zhu Hai.Initially, part of Semikron’s diode/thyristor power module production been transferred to the new plant. The facility will eventually meet most of the Chinese market’s demand for Semikron products and will perform some manufacturing for global markets. Semikron Zhu Hai, with representative offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, and Semikron Hong Kong are subsidiaries of Semikron International. Semikron has had a presence in Greater China for over ten years. During that time, it has established long-term relationships with a number of important partners in the power electronics industry there.
Semikron Electronics (Zhu Hai) Co., Ltd., has opened its headquarters and production site in the centre of the hi-tech semiconductor area, the Pearl River Delta. “The power semiconductor market requires cost-effective solutions with fast delivery times. This is ensured by local production, hands-on sales and qualified service,” said Lixin Ren, managing director of Semikron Greater China and Southeast Asia. “The global support we enjoy as a subsidiary of the international group is an additional advantage which we gladly share with our customers. The development in Zhu Hai will bring our customers real benefits.”