November 13, 2012

Top performance in quality and delivery: EPCOS outstanding supplier of LG Electronics

EPCOS, a TDK Group company, has once again been named an outstanding supplier by the Korean household appliance manufacturer LG Electronics for its exceptional performance in the areas of quality, delivery and pricing.

The award was given to the Chinese joint venture EPCOS Feida based in Ninggou City. EPCOS Feida supplies LG plants in China, Korea, Thailand and Turkey with EPCOS film capacitors for air conditioning systems. The plant develops and manufactures power capacitors for the motors in washing machines, driers and refrigerators, as well as for air-conditioners and pumps.

EPCOS Feida is a joint venture with Anhui Feida, one of the largest local manufacturers of power capacitors for AC applications. Currently, the plant has approximately 1000 employees in Ningguo City, a city of around 400,000 inhabitants that is located about 300 kilometers west of Shanghai.

LG Electronics is part of the LG Group and is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of household appliances.

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 portfolio includes electronic components, modules and systems marketed under the product brands TDK and EPCOS, power supplies, magnetic application products as well as energy devices, flash memory application devices, and others. TDK 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 2012, TDK posted total sales of USD 9.9 billion and employed about 79,000 people worldwide.

About TDK-EPC Corporation

TDK-EPC Corporation, a TDK group company, is the manufacturer of TDK’s electronic components, modules and systems and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. TDK-EPC was founded on October 1, 2009, from the combination of the electronic components business of TDK and the EPCOS Group. The product portfolio includes ceramic, aluminum electrolytic and film capacitors, ferrites, inductors, high-frequency components such as surface acoustic wave (SAW) filter products and modules, piezo and protection components, and sensors.

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