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. 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.