ams AG

ams AG

ams is a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced sensor solutions. Leading manufacturers around the globe rely on ams’ sensing know-how for advanced systems design. For ams, “Sensing is Life”, and our passion is in creating the sensor solutions that make devices and technology smarter, safer, easier-to-use, and more eco-friendly. ams sensor solutions take sensing to the next level by providing a seamless interface between humans and technology. We enable our customers to create highly differentiated products that are smarter, safer, easier to use and more eco-friendly. We develop high-performance solutions for the most challenging applications in sensors, sensor interfaces, power management and wireless. Experience the seamless interface between humans and technology.

Company details

Tobelbader Strasse 30 , Premstaetten , 8141 Austria
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Business Type:
Industry Type:
Monitoring and Testing
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

ams’ sensor solutions are at the heart of the products and technologies that define our world today – from smartphones and mobile devices to smart homes and buildings, industrial automation, medical technology and connected vehicles. Our products drive applications requiring small form factor, low power, highest sensitivity and multi-sensor integration. We offer sensors (including optical sensors), interfaces and related software for consumer, communications, industrial, medical, and automotive markets. 

ams by numbers

  • More than 35 years of design experience
  • 11,000 employees worldwide
  • Serving more than 8,000 customers
  • 21 design centers across Europe, Asia and USA
  • More than 16 sales offices
  • 25+ sales channel partners 

Our business

  • High performance sensor solutions, sensor ICs, interfaces & related software
  • Small, low power, highest sensitivity, multi-sensor integration
  • Best-in-class solutions for leading OEMs
  • Full service foundry including packaging and testing options 

Our focus

  • Optical
  • Environmental
  • Imaging
  • Audio 

Scalable manufacturing model

  • Internal wafer manufacturing, Austria
  • Internal optical packaging, Singapore
  • Manufacturing partnerships for scalability and flexibility
  • In-house test, Austria + Philippines 

Financial information, fiscal year 2016

  • Group revenues: €549.9m (2015: €623.1m)
  • Net income: €102.9m (2015: €148.7m)
  • Cash flow: €82.3m (2015: €152.9m)