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Murata sees potential in IoT and wearable industries

Japan-based component maker Murata Manufacturing has showcased its latest wearable devices at China Hi Tech Fair Elexcon 2014 and is planning to release one stop solutions to assist its clients to enter related markets.

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Japan’s electronic parts makers field record order volumes

OSAKA — Japan’s major electronic components producers, such as Murata Manufacturing and TDK, have been handling record-high order volumes, propelled by Apple’s new iPhone.

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Japan Parts Makers Stick to Core Business

Japanese consumer electronics giants may be struggling, but many of the country’s parts makers are thriving. While some of them have long-standing relationships with Apple Inc.AAPL +2.64% and other well-known names, they are also seeing growing demand from emerging Chinese smartphone brands like Xiaomi Inc., Lenovo Group Ltd.0992.HK +1.44% and Huawei Technologies Co.

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Peregrine: Japan Fair Trade Commission Okays Murata Merger

( – Peregrine Semiconductor Corp ( PSMI ), said Friday the Japan Fair Trade Commission granted clearance of its proposed $465 million merger with Murata Electronics North America Inc. The approval is subject to a 30-day waiting period set to terminate on October 12, 2014.

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Murata CEO: Nothing bad about relying on Apple, Samsung

Murata Manufacturing’s chief executive said rising demand for electronic components from Chinese smartphone makers could buffer any future fall in sales from its two largest customers, known to be Apple and Samsung Electronics.

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Apple dependence sparks fear in suppliers

The sudden crash of sapphire manufacturer GT Advanced Technologies has put the fear of god amongst companies that rely too much on Apple to provide them with business.

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Japan’s component makers show the path forward for gadgets

Resistors, switches and sensors aren’t sexy, especially against the bright lights and flashy dance shows competing for attention at this week’s Ceatec show in Japan. But if you want to see the future of electronics, the companies that make these humble components are worth a closer look.

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