About Us

A Global Leader in Optical Solutions

By combining ams and OSRAM, we create a global leader in optical solutions. Adding intelligence to light and passion to innovation, we enrich people’s lives. With over 110 years combined history, our DNA is defined by imagination, engineering knowhow and the ability to provide global industrial capacity in sensor and light technologies.

We create exciting innovations that enable our customers in the consumer, automotive, healthcare and industrial technology sectors maintain their competitive edge. As a combined company, we offer the broadest portfolio in the market. This enables us to develop the complete optical high-tech solutions our customers seek.

Sensing is Life

We form a global champion with over 110 years of history and the ability to serve the full value chain – from emitters to sensors and software. We believe that the deep engineering expertise we bring together as a combined company is unparalleled in our industry. Our portfolios complement each other perfectly. OSRAM is a leader in the field of emitting light, ams is a pioneer and leader in sensing light and processing it. Together, we offer complete optical systems from a single source.

In an increasingly connected world, sensing is taking a crucial role by closing the gap between the physical and the digital. Using the full spectrum of light we allow humans and machines to capture and understand the world around us. Combining sensors, software and emitters, we bring the information that our environment holds to light by capturing, analyzing and visualizing it. Sensing is Life.

ams and OSRAM - Better Together

Our around 27,000 employees worldwide focus on innovation across sensing, illumination and visualization to make journeys safer, medical diagnosis more accurate and daily moments in communication a richer experience. Our work creates technology for breakthrough applications, which is reflected in over 15,000 patents granted and applied. Headquartered in Premstaetten/Graz (Austria) with a co-headquarter in Munich (Germany), the group achieved well over USD 5 billion combined revenues in 2020 (pro-forma).

 

Management Board of Executives

Our stakeholders, including shareholders, are represented by a supervisory board which oversees the management board. 

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Vision & Mission

Our vision is to create the uncontested leader in optical solutions through bold investments in disruptive innovation and continuous transformation delivering best-in-class profitability and growth.

History

Together, we combine over 110 years of leading expertise in light and sensing. The histories of ams and OSRAM are characterized by groundbreaking innovation and cutting-edge technology. Read more.

110+

years of design and manufacturing experience

Around 27,000

employees worldwide including 5,500 engineers

20,000+

serving more than 20,000 customers

40+

major R&D locations

15,000

patents granted and applied

3 focus areas

Sensing, Illumination, Visualization

ams OSRAM by numbers

We enable our customers to develop products that are smarter, safer, convenient and more environment-friendly.

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Sustainability means responsibility towards the customer, employees, shareholders, society and environment

Our approach to sustainability is the foundation of our license to operate and an enabler for future business.
We understand our responsibility improving the quality of life – advancing health and safety while reducing the impact on our environment yet making the experience even more convenient. In short, we want to make life better. 


Throughout our value chain we emphasize the careful use of resources, environmental protection, good working conditions, health and safety, compliance with human rights. 
As a member of the UN Global Compact and the Responsible Business Alliance, we recognize their principles for sustainable business practices.

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