Corporate Milestones


04/2017TDK-Micronas becomes part of TDK's new established Sensor Systems Business Company (SSBC)
04/2017More than 4 Billion Hall-Sensors shipped to the Automotive and Industrial Market
03/2017Acquisition of ICsense NV
10/2016Delisting of Micronas shares at SIX Swiss Exchange
03/2016TDK publishes the definitive notice of the end result
12/2015TDK to Acquire Micronas to Further Grow the Magnetic Sensor Business
07/2014First-half sales ahead of forecast
02/2014Positive net result in demanding market environment
02/2012Micronas achieves excellent margin despite Japan crisis and eure weakness for business year 2011
08/2011X-FAB and Micronas join in strategic partnership
06/2011Siemens and Micronas announce development partnership in the gas sensor segment
02/2011Micronas achieved a turnaround after four years of losses
01/2010Concentration on automotive and industrial market
05/2009Micronas-Trident transaction completed
04/2009Trident Microsystems, Inc. to acquire parts of Micronas’ Consumer division
02/2009Announcement of restructuring of manufacturing organization and shut down of the Consumer division
12/2008Restructuring of Consumer division completed
10/2007Announcement of restructuring of Consumer division
12/2005Acquisition of WISchip International
12/2005Delisting of Prime Standard segment, Frankfurt
05/2004Acquisition of LINX Electronics
12/2003Announcement and succesful completion of capital increase of 4.605 million registered shares (including an Over-Allotment-Option of up to 0.455 million registered shares)
04/2003Acquisition of Microtune's Holland Design Center
03/2002Announcement and succesful completion of capital increase of 5.35 million registered shares (including an Over-Allotment-Option of up to 0.7 million registered shares)
10/2000Acquisition of the Image and Video division of Infineon Technologies by Micronas Holding GmbH.
07/2000Introduction of a combined environmental management and occupational safety management at Freiburg operations, certification to DIN EN ISO 14001
04/2000Acquisition of a 15 % stake in Analog Circuit Technologies (now innoCOMM Wireless), San Diego, CA, by Micronas Semiconductor Holding AG. This participating interest was sold in February 2001 with the takeover of innoCOMM Wireless by National Semiconductors.
02/2000Re-certification of quality management system of Freiburg operations to QS-9000 (already certified to DIN EN ISO 9001 in December 1993)
12/1999Foundation of the Micronas Holding GmbH, Freiburg as a subholding for Micronas companies in Europe
07/1999Listing at the Neuer Markt stock exchange in Frankfurt
10/1997Acquisition of Intermetall in Freiburg from ITT
03/1996Listing of Micronas Semiconductor Holding AG on the Swiss stock exchange
11/1995Establishment of Micronas Semiconductor Holding AG, Zurich
07/1992Takeover of Micronas Oy, Finland from Nokia; renaming of company to Micronas
05/1989Formation of the company in Switzerland, then trading as Crosstec Engineering AG