June 2010 revenues for Taiyo Yuden totaled 55 billion yen, up about 4% from March revenues of 53 billion yen. Ceramic capacitor sales totaled 26.7 billion yen in the quarter, up about 7% on a sequential basis compared with the March 2010 quarter. Sales in the Ferrites and Applied Products Group increased by 17% in the quarter to 8.2 billion yen. Taiyo Yuden Company Limited Japan is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of multilayered ceramic chip capacitors for applications in high capacitance circuits requiring capacitance values from 1.0 to 100 microfarad. The company also maintains a commanding market position in discrete inductors for digital electronics.
Additional Resources: (1) Ceramic Capacitors: World Markets, Technologies & Opportunities: 2009-2014 ISBN # 1-893211-25-8 (December 2009) (2) ) Discrete Inductors: World Markets, Technologies & Opportunities: 2009-2014 (ISBN# 1-893211-47-9)
(3) Competitive Analysis of The World’s Top Passive Component Manufacturers: 2007 ISBN # 0-929717-97-X (2007).