March 22, 2012

Excellent Core Partner Award: Huawei recognizes TDK (TDK-EPC Corporation)

TDK Corporation received the Excellent Core Partner Award 2011 from Huawei Technologies, China’s largest and one of the world’s leading manufacturers of telecommunications equipment based in Shenzhen, China. With the award Huawei recognized the outstanding performance of the local TDK subsidiaries, TDK China and EPCOS China, in the areas of technology, quality, service, punctual and accurate delivery and pricing.

EPCOS China has already won the Chinese telecom equipment provider's company’s Core Supplier Award three times. The TDK and EPCOS products supplied to Huawei include SAW components, piezo devices and inductors, as well as ceramic and film capacitors, RF modules, surge arresters, thermistors and varistors.

About TDK Corporation

TDK Corporation is a leading electronics company based in Tokyo, Japan. It was established in 1935 to commercialize ferrite, a key material in electronic and magnetic products. TDK's current product line includes passive components, magnetic application products as well as energy devices, flash memory application devices, and others. TDK today focuses on demanding markets in the areas of information and communication technology and consumer, automotive and industrial electronics. The company has a network of design and manufacturing locations and sales offices in Asia, Europe, and in North and South America. In fiscal 2011, TDK posted total sales of USD 10.6 billion and employed about 88,000 people worldwide.

About TDK-EPC Corporation

TDK-EPC Corporation, a TDK group company, is a leading manufacturer of electronic components, modules and systems, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. TDK-EPC was founded in 2009 from the combination of the passive components business of TDK and the EPCOS Group. The portfolio includes ceramic, aluminum electrolytic and film capacitors, ferrites and inductors, magnets, high-frequency components such as surface acoustic wave (SAW) filter products and modules, piezo and protection components, and sensors. The company markets the product brands TDK and EPCOS.

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