Prices of consumer-spec MLCCs will drop further in 2H22
June 16, 2022China sticking with its “Dynamic Zero-COVID Policy” and the ongoing global inflation is, according to TrendForce, impacting the MLCC market in terms of demand and inventory.
TDK expands with new MLCC production site in Japan
May 16, 2022Japanese TDK Corporation says that it will construct a new production building on the premises of the Kitakami Factory – located in Kitakami city, Iwate prefecture, Japan – in order to to enhance the company's MLCC production.
Consumer electronics will feel the brunt of the weakening stay-at-home economy
April 13, 2022According to TrendForce, the consumer electronics market will feel the brunt of the weakening stay-at-home economy, the pandemic in China, international tensions, and rising inflation in 1H22.
TDK's looking to strengthen passive components business
March 18, 2022Japanese TDK Corporation says that it has decided to build “the Inakura Factory West Site” in Nikaho City, Akita Prefecture, Japan.
ICsense expands IC design activities - opens office in Ghent
February 10, 2022ICsense, a Leuven-based IC design house and TDK Group company, says it is expanding its activities to meet the sustained surge in IC demand, among others from European car manufacturers and medical equipment suppliers.
Annual automotive MLCC demand for 2021 to reach 449B Pcs
November 08, 2021Various MLCC suppliers’ book-to-bill ratios as well quarterly shipments for 4Q21 now show signs of decline, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
ICsense continuous growth and invests to support mass production
June 10, 2021ICsense, a TDK company and subsidiary that focuses on ASIC supply and custom IC design services, is scaling up its bench test facilities by 40% and installing in-house ATE (Automated Test Equipment) facilities to uniquely offer its customers mass production-ready ASICs.
Pocket-Size white noise generator for quickly testing circuit signal response
April 16, 2021[ib]Question[/ib]: Can you produce a frequency spectrum for all frequencies at the same time?
Fund II triples the size of TDK Ventures’ Fund I
April 13, 2021TDK Corporation's subsidiary TDK Ventures Inc. has closed its second fund, totalling USD 150 million in new capital. The new fund will primarily target early-stage, global investments in clean technology, advanced materials, industrial, robotics, energy, autonomous vehicles, electric vehicles, and healthtech segments.
TDK to shutter Scottish facility
February 04, 2021TDK-Micronas Ltd, based in the Southfield Industrial Estate in Glenrothes, will reportedly close its doors in April as part of a restructuring process; resulting in the loss of 83 jobs.
EvoNexus and GF team up to accelerate growth of wireless and IoT startups
October 27, 2020EvoNexus, a non-profit technology incubator, and GlobalFoundries are teaming up to accelerate the growth of semiconductor startups developing breakthrough products in wireless and the Internet of Things (IoT).
TDK-Lambda to redevelop UK manufacturing facility
September 24, 2020An investment of GBP 11.5 million will – over the next three and a half years – result in the redevelopment of TDK-Lambda manufacturing facility in Ilfracombe, UK. The investment will allow the company to increase its production capacity by 50%.
TDK Ventures backs handheld ultrasound imaging startup
August 25, 2020TDK'a subsidiary TDK Ventures Inc. has added Exo (pronounced “Echo”), a company in ultrasound imaging, to its growing investment portfolio.
UK power supply manufacturer steps up to coronavirus challenge
July 16, 2020Since the COVID-19 outbreak, TDK-Lambda UK began receiving requests from a number of existing healthcare customers in March and April to expedite and increase delivery quantities, by six to tenfold in some cases.
Hutchinson Technology to start COVID-19 related layoffs
May 08, 2020A WARN notice filed with the State of Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development last month indicates that Hutchinson Technology Inc. plans to permanently layoff 110 of its 550 employees at its Eau Claire facility.
TDK Ventures invests in biomagnetic medical imaging company
April 23, 2020TDK Corporation’s subsidiary, TDK Ventures, is adding to its growing portfolio of companies with an investment in Genetesis, a company focusing on non-invasive biomagnetic imaging.
EtherCAT interface option added to programmable DC power supply series
April 08, 2020TDK Corporation (TSE 6762) announces the introduction of an EtherCAT interface option to all models in the GENESYS+™ series of programmable DC power supplies.
Leadership shuffle at TDK’s MEMS Sensors Business Group
March 02, 2020TDK Corporation has announced that Behrooz Abdi will step down as CEO of InvenSense Inc. and general manager of TDK Corporation’s MEMS Sensors Business Group.
TDK Ventures invests in electric air mobility company AutoFlightXLoad more news
January 31, 2020TDK's subsidiary, TDK Ventures, has made an investment in eVTOL air-cargo and air-taxi company, AutoFlightX.