- Switch to 100% “Yorisou renewable energy”
July 1, 2021
TDK Corporation (President & CEO: Shigenao Ishiguro) announces that the company is switching to 100% green power provided by renewable energy at Nagaoka Technical Center (Nagaoka City, Niigata Prefecture) of TDK-Lambda Corporation (President and CEO: Sanai Hattori), by subscribing to “Yorisou renewable energy” supplied by Tohoku Electric Power Co., Ltd. (President and Representative Director: Kojiro Higuchi) starting July 2021. This will be the Group’s first production site in Japan that powers its operation with 100% green power. TDK-Lambda is a 100% subsidiary of TDK that develops, manufactures and sells power supplies for industrial devices, which are the keys to creating an energy-saving society.
In Environmental Vision 2035, TDK has stated its aims of achieving social value (enhancing the social value of the company) and realizing a sustainable and prosperous society for all people by operating with an environmental load that does not disturb the natural cycle. Part of that effort involves reducing CO2 emissions from the electricity used at TDK-Lambda Nagaoka Technical Center to zero.
The whole TDK Group will continue its activities aimed at minimizing its global environmental footprint, such as reducing CO2 emissions, water consumption and wastewater quantities associated with production activities, in all its business activities with a view towards sustainable development.
About 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 2021, TDK posted total sales of USD 13.3 billion and employed about 129,000 people worldwide.
About TDK-Lambda Corporation
TDK-Lambda Corporation is a trusted, innovative leader and global supplier of highly reliable power conversion products for industrial and medical equipment worldwide.
TDK-Lambda Corporation is aligned for fast responses to any customer need with R&D, manufacturing, sales and service locations in five key geographic regions, namely Japan, EMEA, Americas, China and ASEAN.
For more details, please pay a visit to: www.jp.lambda.tdk.com/en/
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