STMicroelectronics and YTO Establish Joint Laboratory
for Intelligent Agricultural Equipment Development
China, November 26, 2020 —STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, and YTO Group Corporation, a leading Chinese provider of agricultural and construction machinery, today announced their agreement to establish a joint laboratory in YTO’s Research Institute of Intelligence and Information in Luoyang, Henan province. The lab will focus on the research and development of electronic solutions for engine, vehicle, and agricultural controls in tractors.
The rapid development of automated control technologies, together with local and global emission regulations for off-road diesel engines, are driving the penetration of electronic control systems in tractors. YTO and ST are bringing their complementary know-how together to address the government requirements and industry needs.
YTO’s Research Institute of Intelligence and Information specializes in electronic control systems for three main agricultural-machinery applications: tractors, harvesters,