| TYO: 6988 |
TOPIX Large 70 Component
|Founded||Osaki, Tokyo, Japan (October 25, 1918 ) 101 years ago|
|Hideo Takasaki (Board member and President)|
|Products||chemicals and in materials science|
|Revenue||¥825,243 million (FY 2014)|
|¥106,734 million (FY 2014)|
|¥77,876 million (FY 2014)|
|Total assets||¥855,433 million (FY 2014)|
Number of employees
|31,997 (FY 2014)|
Nitto Denko Corporation (日東電工株式会社, Nittō Denkō Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese company that produces tapes, vinyl, LCDs, insulation, and several other products. It was founded in Osaki, Tokyo in 1918 to produce electrical insulation and it survived World War II, despite the destruction of its central offices which have since moved to Osaka. Nitto is a member of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) keiretsu.
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In August 2015, Nitto Denko announced their development of a new method of sintering neodymium magnet material. The method exploits an "organic/inorganic hybrid technology" to form a clay-like mixture that can be fashioned into various shapes for sintering. Most importantly, it is said to be possible to control a non-uniform orientation of the magnetic field in the sintered material to locally concentrate the field to, e.g., improve the performance of electric motors. Mass production is planned for 2017.
A neodymium magnet (also known as NdFeB, NIB or Neo magnet) is the most widely used type of rare-earth magnet. It is a permanent magnet made from an alloy of neodymium, iron, and boron to form the Nd2Fe14B tetragonal crystalline structure. Developed independently in 1984 by General Motors and Sumitomo Special Metals, neodymium magnets are the strongest type of permanent magnet available commercially. Because of different manufacturing processes, they are divided into two subcategories, namely sintered NdFeB magnets and bonded NdFeB magnets. They have replaced other types of magnets in many applications in modern products that require strong permanent magnets, such as electric motors in cordless tools, hard disk drives and magnetic fasteners.
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