Since 1950, Taiyo Yuden has been engaged in research, development and production of capacitors, inductors, circuit modules, SAW/FBAR devices and recording media under the philosophy that the process of product commercialization should start with material development. Now in its 64th year, Tokyo-based TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD. is a worldwide manufacturer of surface-mount and leaded passive components, Bluetooth modules, CCFT inverters and recordable digital media.
With approximately 50% of the worldwide market in high-frequency multilayer chip inductors used in cell phones, the company reports annual sales of nearly US$2.06B. Worldwide, TAIYO YUDEN employs more than twenty thousand people. The company’s North American affiliate, TAIYO YUDEN (U.S.A.), INC., operates sales and engineering offices in Chicago, IL, Raleigh, NC, Irving, TX, and in California at San Jose and San Diego.