Cobham will provide Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASIC) to Orica, a leading Australian mining services company for use in explosive detonation equipment utilized for mining excavation.
Colorado Springs, CO - Cobham received an award for
Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASIC) valued at several
tens of millions of dollars from Orica, a leading Australian mining
services company with global operations. Under the terms of the
multi-year agreement, Cobham will provide ASICs to Orica for use in
explosive detonation equipment utilized for mining excavation. Work
will be performed by Cobham Semiconductor Solutions, part of the
Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions sector.
"When reliability and safety in very harsh environments are
paramount to customers, Cobham's microelectronics provide assured
performance," said Jill Kale, President of Cobham Advanced
Electronic Solutions. "Leveraging our extensive spaceflight
pedigree, Cobham's solutions for industrial and mining applications
apply the lessons we have learned over decades designing products
to perform in the most challenging environments while optimizing a
network of suppliers to provide cost-competitive offerings,"
continued Kale. "We seek to develop long-term, trusted
relationships with our customers to enable their success."
Cobham has been providing the latest innovations in digital and
mixed-signal ASICs for over thirty years for high reliability
applications. The company's extensive intellectual property and
design libraries allow for first-pass success and improved time to
market for customers. Cobham's on-site design, packaging, test, and
reliability analysis capabilities provide a complete solution for
Orica is the largest provider of commercial explosives and
blasting systems to the mining, quarrying, oil and gas and
construction markets, a global leader in the provision of ground
support in mining and tunneling, and a leading supplier of sodium
cyanide for gold extraction.
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