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Tronics Microsystems (Crolles, France), a maker of custom MEMS components and microsystems for applications, reported the formation of Tronics MEMS (Richardson, Texas), a U.S. company that will focus on providing prototyping, qualification and volume-production services for custom micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) components for the North American market.

Operating out of a 140,000-square-foot facility in Richardson, Tronics MEMS will offer customized MEMS process and production solutions to customers for medical, mobile media, automotive, printer, aerospace and consumer applications. Customers will benefit from Tronics MEMS' U.S.-based MEMS development and manufacturing expertise, production capacity and customer support.

"The Tronics MEMS' team has long-standing expertise in MEMS process development and product industrialization. They will significantly strengthen our ability to provide innovative solutions for the manufacturing of custom MEMS products in the important U.S. market," said Peter Pfluger, CEO of Tronics Microsystems. "Additionally, this increased U.S.-based manufacturing capacity will help us accommodate our growing global customer base."

Tronics MEMS joins MedTech Development in the U.S. and Tronics Microsystems in Europe to position the multi-national Tronics group of companies to serve customers in North America, Europe and Asia.