Founded in 1981, AMS specializes in the development, production and sales of ASIC and ASSP products for automotive, communications and industrial applications. The company is headquartered near Graz, Austria, and is a renowned European supplier of analog/digital ASICs. AMS's design centers are located in Dresden, Germany, Stuttgart and Budapest, Hungary. Sales offices in Paris, Milan, Stockholm, London, Munich, California, Yokohama, Japan. The company has three business divisions: automotive, communications, and industrial applications. AMS can provide a range of services based on the needs of users, including: IC R&D, design, process development, wafer production, assembly, and inspection. The available processes are HV-CMOS, BiCMOS, SiGE, CMOS, and the process line width is less than 0.35 micron. In addition, the company also provides users with some special services, such as can be based on the requirements of the user will be a few different chips on a single chip, very suitable for universities and research institutions to use.