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Date: 13-10-16

Japanese passive component maker Murata acquires IPDiA

The Leading Japanese passive electronics component Manufacturer Murata acquired a company called IPDiA. The IPDiA makes 3D silicon capacitors and it’s headquarter is in France.

By Acquiring IPDiA Murata strengthened its core business in the communication and also in other areas such as automotive and medical. With a work force of around 130, IPDiA is into the manufacturing of Integrated Passive Devices specialized in silicon sub-mounts for lighting and 3D silicon capacitors for medical, industrial, communication and high reliability applications.

IPDiA has manufacturing facilities which are certified ISO 9001 / 14001 / 18001 as well as ISO TS 16949 for the automotive market and ISO 13485 for medical devices.

“Combining IPDiA’s 3D silicon capacitor technologies with Murata’s current technologies and product portfolio will enable us to expand our combined offering and meet our customers’ high reliability requirements, such as high temperature or high voltage, in automotive and other demanding markets”, says Toru Inoue, Executive Vice President, Components Business Unit, Murata.

Franck Murray, IPDiA CEO commented, “In the last 7 years, we have worked intensively to establish and strengthen our presence in the electronics industry. IPDiA’s patented technology has enabled silicon passive components to be considered as a superior solution in specific markets where high performance and miniaturization are required. We wish to benefit from Murata’s world recognized expertise and sales force to further expand our products and business. We look forward to working with Murata to enhance their leading position in the passive market”.

IPDiA product portfolio includes silicon capacitors from pico Farads to tens of micro Farads for high reliable applications such as medical and automotive.

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