TDK was founded in 1935 as the world’s first company to commercialize ferrite, a magnetic material invented in Japan.
Starting from this invention that is the origin of our creativity, we have been providing the world with materials and electronic components indispensable for electric and electronic equipment and sophisticated electronics technologies.
TDK is one of the largest electronic components manufacturers in the world, with sales offices and manufacturing bases in more than 130 locations in over 30 countries and regions around the world. "TDK at a glance" introduces the basic information about TDK and its basic performance.
Innumerous types of electronic components are the building blocks that sustain advanced applications in our modern world. TDK is a leading manufacturer of such components. Operating on a worldwide scale, TDK has R & D and manufacturing bases in Japan, the Asian region, Europe, and America.
TDK was the first company worldwide to commercially produce ferrite, a magnetic material originating in Japan. Taking this as a starting point, TDK developed various electronic materials. With accumulated materials technology know-how as its core competence, TDK was able to contribute significantly to the advancement of the "electronics society" by offering a wide range of electronic components and devices.
Since the company was established in 1935, TDK has delivered a whole range of products to the world, bringing about changes in the electrical and electronic industries. "Our History" introduces the key dates and events of the TDK Group from its founding to the present.