MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY LTD.
CALDICOT – UK
Brief Biography of Partner
Microchip Technology is a leading provider of smart, connected and secure embedded control solutions. Our easy-to-use development tools and comprehensive product portfolio enable customers to create optimal designs which reduce risk while lowering total system cost and time to market.
The company’s solutions serve more than 120,000 customers across the industrial, automotive, consumer, aerospace and defense, communications and computing markets. Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, Microchip offers outstanding technical support along with dependable delivery and quality.
Microchip’s Quality System is based on the elements and criteria specified by IATF16949, the highest quality system certification mandated by the world’s major automotive customers. The specified controls apply to all stages of design and manufacturing.
Partner’s Role in the OPTIMAI project
Microchip’s role is to demonstrate how OPTIMAI solutions can be applied to high-value manufacturing such as modern electronic component assembly. The focus is on addressing challenges in three productions steps in the assembly of microelectronics. The aim is to reduce the process failure rate through automated quality control, to speed up the machine setup time by simulating production scenarios using digital twins, and to increase production capacity through increased identification and understanding of bottlenecks.