TDK Corporation is a world leader in electronic solutions. TDK’s comprehensive, innovation-driven portfolio features passive components such as ceramic, aluminum electrolytic and film capacitors, as well as magnetics, high-frequency, and piezo and protection devices. TDK markets those products under the product brands TDK, EPCOS, InvenSense, Micronas, Tronics and TDK-Lambda.
TDK was founded in 1935 to commercialize ferrite, a magnetic material. The innovation of TDK’s founder created great value to the world that had not existed before. He believed in the potential of ferrite and built a venture business with origins at the Tokyo Institute of Technology even though the new material’s wide-ranging uses were yet to be discovered.
In fiscal 2020, TDK posted total sales of USD 12.5 billion and employed about 107,000 people worldwide.