News-Spot | Business News | Jan 18, 2013

TDK-Lambda opens Advanced Technology Centre in Bristol

TDK Corporation announces the opening of TDK-Lambda’s new EMEA Advanced Technology Centre (ATC) in Bristol. Located at the Bristol and Bath Science Park, the Advanced Technology Centre has been set up to accelerate TDK-Lambda’s current and planned power supply technology developments.

Leading the Advanced Technology Centre 6-strong team is TDK-Lambda’s Chief Technology Officer Andy Skinner: “The opening of the Advanced Technical Centre is a natural progression for TDK-Lambda and part of our plans is to bring more new leading-edge products to market faster. We will focus on all aspects of power supply development, including algorithms for digital control, new topologies and innovative thermal and mechanical design techniques.”

The Bristol and Bath Science Park is equidistant between Bristol and Bath and in close proximity to 12 major universities all with a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) subjects. One of three strategic national sites for technology, the park operates a Gateway Policy to enable development of a vibrant research community.

With 412 technology companies within 20 miles radius of the Bristol and Bath Science Park, the area boasts one of the highest concentrations of PhD graduates in the UK. “By basing our Advanced Technology Centre here, we have access to a wide pool of highly skilled technology professionals,” concludes Skinner.

For more information, please call TDK-Lambda directly on +44 (0)1271 856600 or visit the website at: www.uk.tdk-lambda.com Follow us at www.uk.tdk-lambda.com/twitter, watch our videos on www.uk.tdk-lambda.com/youtube, connect with us at www.uk.tdk-lambda.com/facebook and www.uk.tdk-lambda.com/googleplus, and read our blog at www.uk.tdk-lambda.com/blog.

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 which are 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-Lambda Corporation:
TDK-Lambda Corporation, a group company of TDK Corporation, is a leading global power supply company providing highly reliable power supplies for industrial equipment worldwide. TDK-Lambda Corporation meets the various needs of customers with our entire range of activities, from research and development through to manufacturing, sales, and service with bases in five key areas, covering Japan, Europe, America, China, and Asia.

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