Premstaetten, Austria (3 July 2017) – ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of highperformance
sensor solutions, announces the completion of the transaction to acquire 100% of the
shares in Princeton Optronics, Inc.
On 16 March 2017, ams announced that the company had signed an agreement to acquire
Princeton Optronics, Inc., a leading provider of high performance Vertical Cavity Surface-Emitting
Lasers (VCSELs) which offer specific differentiation for mobile, consumer, automotive, and
industrial applications. VCSELs are specifically gaining traction in optical sensor solutions for
consumer 3D imaging, future autonomous driving applications and the Human Machine Interface
ams is a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced sensor solutions. The mission of ams is to
shape the world with sensor solutions by providing a seamless interface between humans and technology.
ams’ high-performance sensor solutions drive applications requiring small form factor, low power, highest
sensitivity and multi-sensor integration. The ams portfolio focuses on sensor solutions, sensor ICs, sensor
interfaces and related software for consumer, communications, automotive, industrial, and medical markets.
With headquarters in Austria, ams employs over 5,800 people globally and serves more than 8,000 customers
worldwide. ams is listed on the SIX Swiss stock exchange (ticker symbol: AMS). More information about ams
can be found at www.ams.com
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