|Hikohachi Sato establishes TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD. in Suginami-ku, Tokyo.
Commercializes barium titanate tubular ceramic capasitors and begins sales under the brand name Rutilcon.
|1954||Sep.||Begins producing small ferrite cores.|
|1956||May||Establishes Takasaki Plant (Currently Egi Plant, Takasaki Global Center) in Takasaki-shi, Gunma.|
|1958||Oct.||Establishes Haruna Plant in Haruna-machi, Gunma-gun, Gunma (Currently in Takasaki-shi).|
|1964||Sep.||Establishes technical research laboratory in Haruna-machi, Gunma-gun, Gunma (Currently in Takasaki-shi).|
|1965||Markets inductors (H Series) employing a uniquely developed ferrite core.|
|1967||May||Establishes the first overseas subsidiary, TAIWAN TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.|
|1969||Dec.||Establishes Nakanojo Plant in Nakanojo-machi,Agatsuma-gun, Gunma.|
|1970||Mar.||Stock listed on Second Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange.|
|1973||Jan.||Stock listed on First Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange.|
|1976||Jul.||Develops world's first axial leaded ceramic capacitor.|
|Commercializes axial leaded inductors.
Establishes Tamamura Plant in Tamamura-machi, Sawa-gun, Gunma.
Develops world's first tubular chip type ceramic capacitor.
|1984||Jul.||Commercializes the world's first nickel electrode high-capacitance multilayer ceramic capacitor.|
|Establishes EMC Center.
Establishes Yawatabara Plant in Takasaki-shi, Gunma.
|1988||Sep.||Announces release of the world's first recordable CD-R compact disks.|
|1991||Jun.||Commercializes LK Series multilayer chip inductors.|
|Commercializes LB Series wire-wound chip inductors for power circuits.
Creates technology to commercialize a 4.7GB DVD-R.
Establishes R&D center in Haruna-machi, Gunma-gun, Gunma (Currently in Takasaki-shi).
|2001||Apr.||Attains the world's first Bluetooth® standard version 1.1 qualification for Bluetooth® full modules.|
|2003||Apr.||Establishes Anechoic Chamber Test Facility.|
|Establishes NIIGATA TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD. in Joetsu-shi, Niigata.
TAIYO YUDEN ENERGY DEVICE CO., LTD. makes into a consolidated subsidiary.
|Launches world's first recordable Blu-ray Disc using an organic dye recording layer.
Victor Advanced Media Co., Ltd. makes into a consolidated subsidiary.
|2010||Mar.||TAIYO YUDEN Mobile Technology Co., Ltd. makes into a consolidated subsidiary.|
|2012||May||Commercializes Metal Power Inductors (MCOILTM) Series.|