Tronics Opens MEMS Facility in Dallas

Tronics, a TDK Group Company that designs and manufactures innovative nano and microsystems, has announced the opening of a MEMS production facility located in Addison, Texas, near Dallas. The fab expands Tronics’ MEMS development and manufacturing capabilities in North America. Tronics aims to utilize the full control of its manufacturing assets to provide custom MEMS…

Environmental Concerns to Boost Growth in Metal Oxide Varistor Market

A new study by Transparency Market Research (TMR) states that the global metal oxide varistor (MOV) market is highly competitive. The leading companies are focusing aggressively on research and innovation for the development of new products. As, the companies are concentrating more on utilizing automation for the production of varistor, the competition within this market is…

NTC Thermistors Deliver Precise Temperature Measurement

Temperature measurement accuracy is an essential part of many electronics designs. This is especially true in consumer, industrial and automotive electronics applications where the functionality or efficiency of an entire system is often dependent on temperature-based variables. With recent advances in surface-mounted negative temperature coefficient (SMD NTC) thermistors, designers, engineers and purchasers – all involved…

Qualcomm, TDK Launch Joint Venture

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) and TDK Corporation (TSE: 6762) today announced the completion of the previously announced joint venture under the name RF360 Holdings Singapore PTE. Ltd. (RF360 Holdings). The joint venture will enable Qualcomm’s RFFE Business Unit to deliver RF front-end (RFFE) modules and RF filters into fully integrated systems for mobile devices and…

TDK to Acquire InvenSense for $1.3B

Key Transaction Highlights: Acquisition promotes further growth in sensor and actuator products, an important part of TDK’s strategic growth plan, and will strengthen TDK’s position as a stronger global player for sensor solutions. Transaction brings together more complete portfolio of sensor and software solutions spanning inertial, pressure, microphone and ultrasonic wave sensor products and technologies…

TDK Subsidiary Renamed TDK-Micronas

TDK Corporation announces the renaming of its group company “Micronas” to “TDK-Micronas”. TDK-Micronas is a leading supplier of Hall-effect sensors with more than 40 years’ experience in the Automotive industry. The company today offers the world’s broadest range of Hall-effect sensors and embedded motor controllers for the Automotive and Industrial markets. As already disclosed, with…

EPCOS to Acquire Tronics

Tokyo, Japan and Crolles, France – TDK Corporation (“TDK”, TSE: 6762) and Tronics Microsystems SA (“Tronics”, ISIN:FR0004175099 ALTRO) jointly announced today that TDK’s wholly-owned subsidiary EPCOS AG (“EPCOS”), a leading manufacturer of electronic components, modules and systems based in Munich, Germany, and Tronics have signed a tender offer agreement pursuant to which EPCOS will launch…

RS Components Expands TDK Capacitor Portfolio

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc(LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has vastly extended the range of capacitor technologies available from stock to customers worldwide, leveraging its new global agreement with TDK Corporation. TDK Corporation is a leading electronics company. Its portfolio includes electronic components, modules and systems, power supplies, and magnetic application products as well…

Role of Power ICs and Passives in Power Conversion

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is teaming up with celebrity engineer Grant Imahara to announce its next Innovation Spotlight interview as part of the Portable Power Series in the Empowering Innovation Together™ program. In this new interview, Grant speaks with Jon Nelson, President and CEO, TDK Americas, to learn more about energy management and storage. Nelson explains how TDK Americas and EPCOS, a TDK…