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TDK-Micronas, a TDK Company

TDK-Micronas is part of TDK’s Sensor Systems Business Company and competence center for magnetic-field sensing and CMOS integration. The company was founded in 1952 and taken over by the Japanese TDK Corporation in 2016. Since 1962, operational headquarters are located in Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany). In addition to manufacturing plant, research and development as well as marketing and sales, TDK-Micronas runs a test center in Glenrothes, Scotland, and numerous sales offices around the world. The company’s core competence is the development of sensor solutions for automotive and industrial applications. The product range comprises Hall switches, linear sensors, 3D direct-angle sensors and current sensors, as well as embedded motor controllers for the drive of BDC, BLDC, and stepper motors. TDK-Micronas has gained operational excellence in semiconductor manufacturing for sensors and actuators in over 25 years of in-house production. It was the first company to integrate a Hall-effect based sensor element into CMOS technology in 1993. Since then, TDK-Micronas has shipped over five billion Hall sensors under the product brand “Micronas” to the automotive and industrial market.  

 

TDK-Micronas GmbH
Hans-Bunte-Strasse 19
D-79108 Freiburg Germany
Phone +49 761 517-0
Fax +49 761 517-2174


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TDK Corporation

TDK Corporation is a world leader in electronic solutions for the smart society based in Tokyo, Japan. Built on a foundation of material sciences mastery, TDK welcomes societal transformation by resolutely remaining at the forefront of technological evolution and deliberately “Attracting Tomorrow.” It was established in 1935 to commercialize ferrite, a key material in electronic and magnetic products. TDK's comprehensive, innovation-driven portfolio features passive components such as ceramic, aluminum electrolytic and film capacitors, as well as magnetics, high-frequency, and piezo and protection devices. The product spectrum also includes sensors and sensor systems such as temperature and pressure, magnetic, and MEMS sensors. In addition, TDK provides power supplies and energy devices, magnetic heads and more. These products are marketed under the product brands TDK, EPCOS, InvenSense, Micronas, Tronics and TDK-Lambda. TDK focuses on demanding markets in automotive, industrial and consumer electronics, and information and communication technology. The company has a network of design and manufacturing locations and sales offices in Asia, Europe, and in North and South America. In fiscal 2020, TDK posted total sales of USD 12.5 billion and employed about 107,000 people worldwide.