Companies partner on automotive sensor development

Mar. 30, 2006 – Methode Electronics International GmbH, a division of Methode Electronics Inc., a global developer and manufacturer of electronic component and subsystem devices, and SensorDynamics AG, a development company manufacturing intricate microchip and micro-sensor systems, announced that they have signed a long-term collaboration agreement.

The agreement is intended to allow both companies to use and merge their respective technology strengths to attract integrated electronic sensors and sensor modules business in automotive and non-automotive markets.

Methode and SensorDynamics will co-operate in sales and marketing, development, and manufacturing of smart innovative sensors using Methode’s expertise in ‘eddy current’ inductive sensing and SensorDynamics’ experience in fail-safe micro-sensors and MEMS. This technology will initially be developed for the automotive industry with the additional capability of crossing into industrial applications.


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