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Elna America, Inc
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  • Full Name : Elna America, Inc Manufacturer
  • Site : www.elna-america.com
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Manufacturer Introduction

ELNA America, Inc. was established in 1977 as a wholly- owned subsidiary of ELNA Co. Ltd. and is responsible for sales, service, and support to customers in North and South America through a sales channel of independent representatives & authorized distributors. ELNA Co. Ltd. is a worldwide company with sales offices in Japan, Singapore, China, Hong Kong and Europe and supports customers through direct sales and independent agents.

ELNA design, manufacture, and sell aluminum electrolytic, solid conductive polymer, and electric double-layer capacitors. Aluminum electrolytic & dbl-layered & tantalum chip capacitors, SMDs

The history of the company


1929 July

ELNA ELCTRONICS CO., LTD. Establshied

1934 November

Started production and sales of "Aluminium Electrolytic Capacitors"

1937 May

Fox Electronics Co., Ltd. established (establishiment of the Company)

1960 February

Started production and sales of "Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs)"

1961 October

Established ELNA FUKUSHIMA CO., LTD. (currently, ELNA TOHOKU CO., LTD.- Shirakawa Factory) in Shirakawa, Fukushima

1968 March

Merged with ELNA ELECTONICS CO., LTD.

1970 June

Changed the name to ELNA CO., LTD.

December Listed in the second section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange

1977 March

Established ELNA AMERICA INC., as the sales company in the USA

1979 July

Established ELNA ELECTRONICS SINGAPORE (P) LTD., as the sales company in Singapore

October Established AOMORI CONDENSER CO., LTD. (currently, ELNA TOHOKU CO., LTD. - Aomori Factory) in Kuroishi, Aomori

1980 January

Established MATSUMOTO PRINT CO., LTD. (currently, ELNA MATSUMOTO., LTD.) in Matsumoto, Nagano

February

Established TANIN CONDENSER CO., LTD. (currently, TANIN ELNA CO., LTD.) in Thailand.

1984 August

ASAHI GLASS CO., LTD. became the largest shareholder in the company

1991 October

Changed the name of subsidiaries to ELNA FUKUSHIMA CO., LTD., ELNA AOMORI CO., LTD., ELAN MATSUMOTO CO., LTD.

1995 March

Established ELNA-SONICS SDN. BHD. in Malaysia

April Jointly Established ELNA PCB (M) SDN. BHD. in Malaysia

1996 September

Established ELNA EUROPE LTD., as the sakes company in the UK

December

Established ELNA (HK) CO. LTD., as the sakes company in China (Hongkong).

2002 Augustr

Established ELNA (SHANGHAI) CO. LTD., as the sales company in China (Shanghai).

September

Transferred the business of ELNA FUKUSHIMA CO., LTD to ELNA AOMORI CO., LTD.(dissolved ELNA FUKUSHIMA CO., LTD.)

September

Changed the name of ELNA AOMORI CO., LTD. To ELNA TOHOKU CO. LTD.

2006 April

Increased capital by allocation JPY 3 billion to third party

(Japan Industrial Fund II managed by Japan Industrial Partners, Inc.)

Japan Industrial Fund II became the largest shareholder

2013 October

Established ELNA ENERGY CO., LTD., and launched solar power generation operations on Shirakawa Factory site of ELNA TOHOKU CO., LTD.

2014 November

Entered into a capital and business alliance with TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.

2015 December

TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD. became the largest shareholder in the company

2016 November

Entered into a capital and business alliance with NANTONG JIANGHAI CAPACITOR CO., LTD.

2017 October

Established ELNA PRINTED CIRCUITS CO., LTD. by company split from ELNA CO., LTD. and ELNA TOHOKU CO., LTD.

2018 April

ELNA PRINTED CIRCUITS CO., LTD. became a subsidiary of Global Brands Manufacture Limited

April

ELNA CO., LTD. entered into a new capital and business alliance with TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD. ELNA became a subsidiary of TAIYO YUDEN.

2019 January

ELNA CO., LTD became a wholly owned subsidiary of TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD due to the execution of the share exchange. Accordingly, ELNA CO., LTD was delisted from the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.


Elna is product portfolio consists of Aluminum electrolytic capacitor, super capacitor, polymer capacitor.

Applications

Consumer Electronics / Portable Devices / Communications / Network