TDK subsidiary Micronas renamed "TDK-Micronas"

TDK Corporation announces the renaming of its group company “Micronas” to “TDK-Micronas”. TDK-Micronas is a supplier of Hall-effect sensors with more than 40 years’ experience in the Automotive industry. The company today offers the world’s broadest range of Hall-effect sensors and embedded motor controllers for the Automotive and Industrial markets.

As already disclosed, with the acquisition of Micronas, completed in March 2016, TDK plans to further expand its sensor business by combining its magnetic sensor business, with strengths in magnetic materials, and Micronas’ products, technologies, and expertise particular in Hall sensors. By fully harnessing synergies of the two companies, TDK will be able to provide a more detailed response to customers and aims to increase its competitiveness in the global market and to expand its business.

Due to the renaming, the following new company names arise:

TDK-Micronas GmbH, Freiburg, Germany
TDK-Micronas New Technologies GmbH, Munich, Germany
TDK-Micronas Ltd., Glenrothes, Scotland
TDK-Micronas K.K, Tokyo, Japan

TDK is accelerating its expansion of strategic growth products by business collaboration with strategic partners and M&A. One of the company’s top strategies is business growth in the field of sensors. TDK’s complete range of sensors, marketed under the product brands TDK, EPCOS, and Micronas includes temperature sensors, pressure sensors, angle sensors, current sensors, and Hall sensors. TDK has identified sensor products as one important element of its future growth strategy. TDK will be able to provide a more detailed response to customers and aims to increase its competitiveness in the global market and to expand its business.

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