Japan

Cartel Suits Filed Against Capacitor Manufacturers

A pair of putative class actions has been filed in the past two weeks charging Panasonic, Samsung, and other electronics manufacturers with forming a cartel to boost prices in the sagging market for certain electronics capacitors. The actions follow press … Read more

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KEMET Institute of Technology Series Begins 31st Season

REENVILLE, S.C., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, today announced its 31st KEMET Institute of Technology (KIT) series. Beginning on September 17th with a two-day event at its Simpsonville Innovation Center, KIT … Read more

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Murata set to ‘shape the world through innovation’ at electronica

Stand B5-107 at electronica 2014 will be home to Murata, who will be welcoming visitors with an underlying theme of “Shaping the world through innovation”. Demonstrations and a host of products will be on display, based on a variety of … Read more

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Murata offers variable capacitor for NFC applications

Murata Manufacturing offers thin film silicon variable capacitor for NFC applications.

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Murata offers 220uF MLCC in a 1206 package

Murata announces availability of MLCCMultiple-layer capacitors interleave dielectric and electrode layers. This type of capacitor has increased current handling capacity, higher Q, and lower internal series resistance than conventional capacitors of the same size and capacitance. in a 220uF and … Read more

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TDK, Toray to consolidate fund transfers to China

SHANGHAI/TOKYO — Japanese companies TDK and Toray Industries are streamlining their fund transfers to and from China to cut costs, a move many other businesses are expected to follow now that the Chinese government has eased financial regulations. Electronic parts … Read more

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Murata Launches New Global Site

Murata today announced the launch of their new global web site at murata.com. Using the recently released new corporate visual identity, the site has a fresh modern and tablet-friendly design. Aimed to increase customer satisfaction and ease navigation and access to relevant technical application content, the site … Read more

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Kemet & NEC Amend Option Agreement

KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM) (“KEMET”), a leading global supplier of electronic components, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, KEMET Electronics Corporation (“KEC”), and NEC Corporation (“NEC”) have entered into an amendment to the parties’ March 12, 2012 Option Agreement. “This … Read more

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Panasonic Celebrates First Year in Newark

NEWARK, NJ  (AUGUST 21, 2014) – This month marks the one-year anniversary of Panasonic Corporation of North America’s move to Two Riverfront Plaza in Newark, into a state-of-the-art, newly LEED-certified office tower, and headquarters for the principal North American subsidiary … Read more

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