This new building complex will bundle and gradually optimize special facilities used in chip production, so-called ion implantation, in a specified area. Thanks to the use of sensor technology combined with communication and data processing systems, production decisions will be increasingly made in an autonomous, self-directed manner.
Digitalization is a “key issue” for Reinhard Ploss, Head of the Management Board of Infineon. The company has identified considerable potential to generate a competitive edge on the market. Infineon Austria CEO Sabine Herlitschka emphasized the fact that Industry 4.0 offers the opportunity for European countries to maintain their industrial operations. This concept is currently being implemented in Villach.