Semikron Success Story

03 Oct 2017 | Share

Optimized business processes through holistic measurement and process data management

Semikron Elektronik GmbH & Co. KG is a leading manufacturer of power semiconductors. The third generation family-run business was established in 1951 and has its head office in Nuremberg, Germany.

A workforce of 3,900 manufactures and develops both standard power semiconductor components and custom-specific systems and solutions such as transistors, control systems, special cooling solutions for systems, condensers and application-specific controller software at ten production sites and 36 companies around the globe.

According to IMS, a primary market research institute, the electronics specialist is the market leader in the field of diode and thyristor semi-conductor modules, holding a 30% share of the global market.

Takeaways from this Case Study

The Challenge

Archiving of all quality data on the products sold during the prescribed storage periods
Online availability of all archive data with a search function
Provision of material movement and delivery information for traceability all along the production chain

The Solution

PoC convinced Semikron with substantial performance advantage demonstrated by Exasol

Over 60 measurement system can be connected to the database

seamless supply chain management is now possible

Proven Benefits

Uniform measurement and process data archive
High-performance data management for multi-layered ad hoc analyses
Simple safeguarding of the long-term archiving

Extensive time savings for typical standard analyses