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Yageo Corporation is a Taiwan-based electronic component manufacturing company, founded in 1977.[1] The company specializes in passive devices — resistors, capacitors and inductors. As of January 2020 they were the third largest passive component manufacturer in the world.[2]


In 1994, Yageo acquired Singapore-based ASJ.[3]

In 1996, Yageo acquired Vitrohm, which had been founded in Denmark in 1933, and fellow Taiwanese company Teapo.[3]

In 1997, Yageo acquired another Taiwanese company, Chilisin.[3]

In 2000, the company acquired the "Phycomp" and "Ferroxcube" brand names from Philips Electronics NV.[3]

In 2002, Yageo acquired Stellar, Inc.[]

On November 11, 2019, it was announced that Yageo would acquire KEMET Corporation.[4]

In December 2019 Yageo signed a letter of intent with Southern Taiwan Science Park to build an additional production line in Kaohsiung's Ciaotou District.[2]

In January 2020 Yageo announced plans to move approximately US$332.37 million in cash held offshore to Taiwan to boost capacity and research and development projects.[2]

See also


  1. ^ "About Yageo". Yageo. Archived from the original on 2019-12-22. Retrieved .
  2. ^ a b c Wang, Lisa. "Yageo to transfer NT$10bn to boost R&D". www.taipeitimes.com. Taipei Times. Retrieved 2020.
  3. ^ a b c d "Yageo Profile". Procure International Inc. Archived from the original on 2019-12-22. Retrieved .
  4. ^ "Yageo to Acquire KEMET for US$27.20 Per Share in Cash". Yahoo! Finance. GlobeNewswire. 2019-11-11. Retrieved .

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