|SAO PAULO, Brazil -
TDK Corporation announces that its subsidiary, EPCOS Brazil, was presented with Siemens’ Diamond Prize in the category ”Industry Sector,” the company’s highest supplier award. The prize honors EPCOS’ outstanding performance in terms of product quality, value for money, logistics, punctual and on-time delivery and customer service. This is the first time that EPCOS Brazil has won the Diamond Prize.
EPCOS supplies Siemens with screw terminal aluminum electrolytic capacitors, which are used mainly in frequency converters for the power drives used in pumps needed on oil platforms and in mining applications. EPCOS capacitors smooth voltage in these frequency converters.
About TDK Corporation
TDK Corporation is a leading electronics company based in Tokyo, Japan. It was established in 1935 to commercialize ferrite, a key material in electronic and magnetic products. TDK's portfolio includes electronic components, modules and systems marketed under the product brands TDK and EPCOS, power supplies, magnetic application products as well as energy devices, flash memory application devices, and others. TDK focuses on demanding markets in the areas of information and communication technology and consumer, automotive and industrial electronics. The company has a network of design and manufacturing locations and sales offices in Asia, Europe, and in North and South America. In fiscal 2012, TDK posted total sales of USD 9.9 billion and employed about 79,000 people worldwide.
About TDK-EPC Corporation
TDK-EPC Corporation, a TDK group company, is the manufacturer of TDK’s electronic components, modules and systems and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. TDK-EPC was founded on October 1, 2009, from the combination of the electronic components business of TDK and the EPCOS Group. The product portfolio includes ceramic, aluminum electrolytic and film capacitors, ferrites, inductors, high-frequency components such as surface acoustic wave (SAW) filter products and modules, piezo and protection components, and sensors.
Further information on the products can be found under www.epcos.com/al_caps