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Integrated Micro-Electronics Czech Republic s.r.o. (IMI CZ), a subsidiary of electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider Integrated Micro-Electronics Inc, has collaborated with the University of West Bohemia in the field of automation.
Jean-Marie Penven, general manager of IMI CZ, visited the university and signed an agreement with Milos Schlegel, head of the New Technologies for the Information Society (a research center in CZ) and the university’s Cybernetics Department, to seal the partnership.
IMI CZ and the University of West Bohemia applied for a grant for Program TRIO, a project proposed by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic in January 2016. The program focuses on the development potential of the Czech Republic in the field of key enabling technologies such as micro and nano electronics, nanotechnology, industrial biotechnology, advanced materials, and advanced manufacturing technologies.
Integrated Micro-Electronics Inc. (IMI), a subsidiary of Ayala Corporation, ranks 18th on the latest list of Manufacturing Market Insider for the top 50 electronics manufacturing services (EMS) providers in the world based on 2014 EMS-related revenues. In the automotive segment, it is the 7th largest EMS provider in the world per New Venture Research. IMI specializes in durable electronics for long-product life cycle segments such as automotive and industrial electronics. For the automotive segment, IMI delivers customized solutions for safety and security, among others. It supplies cameras that are integral technology to the advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). For the industrial segment, it manufactures security and access control devices, power modules, and building automation, among others. From its manufacturing plants in the United States, Mexico, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, China, and the Philippines, IMI provides engineering, manufacturing, and support and fulfillment capabilities to diverse industries globally.