|[August 26, 2014]
Toshiba's Discrete Semiconductor Products Strategy
TOKYO --(Business Wire)--
(TOKYO:6502) aims for stable business expansion by providing discrete
devices in growth markets.
The business environment is changing, and markets for smartphone, tablet
PC, wireless base stations and data centers are expanding, automobile
are becoming more intelligent, new energy sources, such as wind power,
are expanding, primarily in emerging countries, and energy efficiency is
emphasized more than ever in industry.
Small-signal device and OPTO device
Small-signal and OPTO devices, the foundation products of the business,
have seen strong demand since last year. Every site, Toshiba (News - Alert)
Semiconductor (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (TST), which moved location after the
Thai floods, is operating at full capacity. Our photo couplers, OPTO
devices, have held the world No.1 share for four consecutive years. We
aim for further productivity improvements from expanding TST, expanding
the product line-up in high value-added areas, mainly in he industrial
market, and to expand business by responding to market changes and
MOSFETs are a focus product, and we will support customers by exerting
comprehensive strengths in respect of performance, quality and supply
capacity to meet industrial market in China, which is expected to see
market expansion, and market of strong Japanese automotive
manufacturers. We have already won orders of next-generation automotive
products. We will continue to advance the capacity of the 200mm line in
Kaga Toshiba Electronics and to provide solutions to customers.
Furthermore, as next-generation products using new materials responding
diverse market needs, we will launch up SiC devices for high voltage and
high frequency field, GaN power devices for super high frequency filed,
applied GaN on Si technology for white LED. We will also collaborate
with the in-house system companies. We will lead expanding market in the
Toshiba Discrete Semiconductor Business will anticipate future demands
to achieve business growth in the global market.
Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, channels world-class
capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical product and systems
into five strategic business domains: Energy & Infrastructure, Community
Solutions, Healthcare Systems & Services, Electronic Devices &
Components, and Lifestyles Products & Services. Guided by the principles
of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, "Committed to People,
Committed to the Future", Toshiba promotes global operations towards
securing "Growth Through Creativity and Innovation", and is contributing
to the achievement of a world in which people everywhere live in safe,
secure and comfortable society.
Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today's Toshiba is at the heart of a global
network of over 590 consolidated companies employing over 200,000 people
worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 6.5 trillion yen (US$63 billion).
find out more about Toshiba, visit www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm
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