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2010s

GaN Wafer for Ultra High Brightness LEDs

GaN Wafer for Ultra High Brightness LEDs

Drying equipment system applying variable wavelength technology

Drying equipment system applying variable wavelength technology

2010 Agreed to develop large scale NAS battery assets to provide ancillary services in the UK.
FM Industries, subsidiary of NGK, acquired a critical supplier to the Semiconductor Equipment.
Received a PACE Award for the development of high-precision automotive NOx sensors.
Launched commercial-quality water purifiers "C1 MASTER.
2011 Launched "NGK Innovation Laboratory" in Nagoya Institute of Technology for strategic task force R&D joint project.
Began operation at Ishikawa Plant and NGK CERAMICS MEXICO, S. DE R. L. DE C. V.. Accumulated production of HONEYCERAM reached 1 billion units.
2012 Acquired semiconductor manufacturing equipment-related business from U.S. manufacturer.
Developed GaN Wafer for ultra high brightness LEDs.
Developed drying equipment system applying variable wavelength technology.
2013 NGK ITALY S.r.l. was established to support project of NAS battery system installation.
Developed ultra high strength and highly conductive Copper-Zirconium Alloy Wire.
2014 Started production of cordierite large-size HONEYCERAM in Poland.
Increased NOx sensor production capacity to 1.5-fold.
Production of bounded wafers and gasoline particulate filters begins.
2015 NGK Electronics Devices, Inc. that manufactures and sells ceramics for industrial electronics converted to a consolidated subsidiary.
NGK TECHNOLOGIES INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED was established as a local subsidiary in India.
NGK CERAMICS (THAILAND) CO., LTD was established as a production base for HONEYCERAM and DPF in Thailand.
2016 Started production of gasoline particulate filters (GPF) in Poland.
Decided to manufacture GPF in China. (Planned in 2018)
Began manufacturing of Copper-Nickel-Tin Alloy Strip.

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