United Monolithic Semiconductors was created in 1996, as a joint venture of Thales and Airbus Defence and Space GmbH, to provide a European source of III-V technologies and products.
The Company has industrial facilities in Ulm, Germany and Villebon / Yvette, France (headquarters), and sales offices in Burlington, MA USA and Shanghaï, China.
UMS is serving the following main markets around the world :
- Defense & Space,
- Automotive Radar,
- Industrial applications
Missions of United Monolithic Semiconductors
- To offer independent state-of-the-art "European" GaAs, GaN and SiGe MMICs and GaAs and GaN foundry services to the world-wide market
- To be a global provider of MMICs solutions for Communication, Radar, Electronic Warfare and RF Systems