The heat pump boom is pushing Infineon to its limits
Munich The run on heat pumps ensures full order books for the chip manufacturer Infineon. “With the war in Ukraine, the business took on a whole new dimension. That will be extremely relevant for us,” said Peter Wawer, head of the industry division, the Handelsblatt.
The semiconductors for heat pumps are so popular that customers have to be patient. “We are building up enormous capacities, but we can’t keep up with the deliveries,” warned the manager. Because not only in Germany According to Wawer, demand has skyrocketed since the Russian invasion of Ukraine: “Heat pumps have become a global issue.”
Germany’s largest semiconductor producer assumes that sales with the manufacturers of heat pumps will increase massively in the next few years. The Munich company does not publish figures for the business. But one thing is clear: a billion-dollar market is developing.
Boom of the heat pump: Infineon calculated with an increase of 16 percent per year
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