Welcome to Gixel website
GIXEL is the professional association for electronic components
systems, digital identity industries. Download our report 2012
50 members offering innovative solution to OEMs "from chips to system".
GIXEL areas : connectors, PCBs, packaging and interconnection, MCMs, smart cards, keyboards, switches, capacitors, resistors, magnetic components, piezo electric devices, SSI, smart sensors...
GIXEL represents a various panel of companies from SMEs, branch companies to global companies.
Electronic components address all sectors of industry. The leading markets are traditionnally MilAeroSpace, automotive, industrial, communications and transportation. The new markets are linked to social needs : security, health, energy efficiency, electric vehicule... France is well ranked on most of these markets
In 2011, the global electronic equipments market amounts : €1,342 billion. The global electronic components market : € 327 billion.
President : Jean-Pierre QUEMARD, R&T Director CASSIDIAN Systems
Executive Officer : Yves LE GOFF
GIXEL offers a wide range of activities to improve the business environment of electronic components manufacturers :
The GIXEL electronic technical day , the "JTE"
3 events in one day : b2b meetings, exhibition, presentations
Promoting innovative components & systems for new products. Meetings of R&D ingeneers, in 2013 : "power electronics for energy efficiency saving"
Environmental & Technical information
Follow up of European directives, transposition into french legislation with support of FIEEC: the WEEE (waste electrical and electronic equipments), RoSH (restriction on hazardous substances), expression of common interest
- follow up of R&D programmes : VIIth FWP - EURIPIDES- CATRENE- GALILEO- CEPA2...
- access to R&D programmes
Vision of the market
Workshops per domain:
contacts with the French administration (ANTS) about the future national electronic identity card...
Creation of a common platform for smart card applications.
Support for the location of PCBs plants in EUROPE - the pcb industry is "strategic" for the electronics market
MEREDIT a new platform for sharing services and means.
SSI, smart sensors
Follow up of R&D programs : EURIPIDES, EUREKA, 7TH FWP..
organisation of technical days : security, sensors...
. Publication of the yearly market forecasts by segment
. Co-organisation of the JTE (technical day)
.Meetings with distributors, equipment manufacturers, European organizations,...
. Confidence index
Elaboration of market trends and forecasts. Results only available for members.
WG MilAeroSpace created in 2012, for adressing new markets (Russia, Brasil, China, India...) : information - market survey - contacts
GIXEL is a member of FIEEC- FEDERATION DES INDUSTRIES ELECTRIQUES ET ELECTRONIQUES ET DE COMMUNICATION : 26 professionnal associations, 2 300 companies, (86% are SMEs),
400 000 employees, 96 billion € turn over (46% exportation). www.fieec.fr
GIXEL is a member of EECA - EUROPEAN ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS MANUFACTURERS ORGANISATION -
organized in 2 branches :
EPIA (packaging and interconnection)
EPCIA (passive components)