March 23, 2018 – Micross announces Chloe Smith, Member of Parliament for Norwich North had visited Hellesdon-based space-industry company, Micross Components for a tour of their factory and to meet staff. We were honored to have this opportunity to showcase Micross’ capabilities and our continuing desire to serve the European space community.
Chloe was invited to visit Micross Norwich during a meeting at Parliamentary Space Committee’s Winter Reception hosted at the Palace of Westminster in January 2018. Chloe was keen to learn more about the work of Micross and their plans for expansion and growth in the UK.
Norwich North MP Chloe Smith, who visited Micross in March for a tour of the Norwich factory, said “businesses like Micross had a big part to play in the region’s economy.” She said: “We should be proud of the innovators and job-creators we have in Norfolk. If we celebrate them we can attract more.”
Richard Gibbs, Managing Director of Micross comments: “Growth of the UK Space Industry forms a key part of the UK government’s recently published Industrial Strategy, so it was a great pleasure to host local MP Chloe Smith here at the Micross Norwich facility. For over 20 years Micross have been producing high reliability semiconductor products specifically designed to withstand the rigors of space. These include electronic components that can withstand the shock, vibration and G-force associated with rocket launch and the extremes of temperature and radiation experienced during long term, low earth orbit operation”.
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Micross is the leading one-source, one-solution provider of Bare Die & Wafers, Advanced Interconnect Technology, Custom Packaging & Assembly, Component Modification Services, Electrical & Environmental Testing and Hi-Rel Products to manufacturers and users of semiconductor devices. In business for more than 35 years, our comprehensive array of high-reliability capabilities serve the global Defense, Space, Medical, Industrial and Fabless Semiconductor markets. Micross possesses the sourcing, packaging, assembly, test and logistics expertise needed to support an application throughout its entire program cycle.