SII SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION is a subsidiary of Seiko Instruments Inc. headquartered in Neu-Isenburg. They are manufacturer of Analog Semiconductor IC's.
Name / Legal form: SII Semiconductor Corporation / SII Semiconductor Europe GmbH
Headquarters: Chiba, Japan
History: Seiko was founded in 1937 as a manufacturer of wristwatches. At the end of the 1960s Seiko developed and manufactured the first quartz watch. In order to be as independent as possible from component manufacturers, the company began to develop and manufacture all key components such as crystals, CMOS ICs, LCDs and batteries itself. Later the portfolio was extended to thermal printers, glasses, musical instruments and more. The semiconductor segment was spun off in 2018.
Year of foundation: 1937
Division / Area: Thermoprinters, Quartz Crytsals & Batteries
Line-Up: Thermal Printers, Quartz Crystals 32.768 kHz, Micro Battery, Capacitors
Core competences: Coverage of the entire thermal printer area with high-precision printers and the required peripherals (print heads, mechanics, software, cutters etc., as well as crystals, batteries & capacitors).
Typical applications: Kiosk applications, measurement technology, POS, parking