Heraeus Electronics is one of the leading manufacturers of materials for packaging technology in the electronics industry. The operating company develops sophisticated material solutions for the automotive industry, power electronics, and advanced packaging in development centers and production facilities in Asia, the USA, and Europe. As a solution provider, Heraeus Electronics offers its customers a broad product portfolio - from materials and material systems to components and services.
Heraeus Electronics has the know-how to integrate materials into a complete system and to optimize materials and material combinations. This is achieved through an innovative product portfolio, high application competence and expertise in combining materials. The company supports its customers in achieving their development goals:
shorter development cycles, lower costs, and faster time-to-market for the next generation of products
developing smaller devices and end products with enhanced functionalities
equipping their products with electronics that offer higher power density and longer life even under extreme conditions
focusing on forward integration
Technical challenges in the electronics market: With each new generation, electronic devices have to fit more functions into a smaller space. The development goals are to reduce the weight and size of devices, increase reliability, and comply with new regulatory requirements. Electronic components consist of many materials: substrates, connectors, active and passive components, solders, adhesives, bonding wires, insulation and molding materials, and packages. At the Heraeus Application Center, expertise in materials, processing and application testing is combined to provide the best possible solutions to technical challenges.
Sintering: Sintering technology is a real alternative to the conventional soldering process in electronics manufacturing. Especially in view of the upcoming challenge of higher performance, higher reliability at high temperatures, this technology helps customers to be prepared for future electronic products.