OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 26, 2013) - GaN Systems Inc. ("GaN Systems" or the "Company"), a leading developer of gallium nitride power switching semiconductors, announced today the opening of a new office facility located in Reading, England. This expansion of the Company's European operations will aid the Company in continuing to impact key industries, like manufacturing and automotive, where the need for clean technology power conversion applications continue to grow. GaN Systems' head office is currently located in Ottawa, Canada.
"GaN Systems new office facility comes in response to a strong pull from our growing base of European customer partners," said Geoff Haynes, the Company's UK based VP Business Development. "The Company has a strong focus on collaborating across the manufacturing value chains for global power electronics markets to accelerate the adoption, and drive the cost of manufacture of GaN components. That can only be achieved through a strong local technical presence."
In addition to sales offices, the new location will include technical support and seminar facilities.
About GaN Systems
GaN Systems is the first place systems designers go to realize all of the benefits of gallium nitride in their power conversion and control applications. To overcome silicon's limitations in switching speed, temperature, voltage, and current, the Company develops the most complete range of gallium nitride power switching solutions for a variety of markets. Its unique Island Technology™ addresses today's cost, performance, and manufacturability-related challenges of gallium nitride resulting in devices that are approximately four times smaller and four times more efficient than traditional design approaches. The Company also leverages existing multi-sourced manufacturing processes due to its transportable, fabless model, and through additional innovations, makes it easy to incorporate gallium nitride into any design. GaN Systems is run by a seasoned semiconductor team with decades of industry experience and a track record of repeated success. The Company stands to do more for gallium nitride adoption in power conversion than any other. For more information, please visit www.gansystems.com.