Products in the News

Taiyo Yuden (USA), Inc. - Schaumburg, IL

Original Press Release

Taiyo Yuden MCOIL Named 2012 Product of the Year by Electronic Products

Press release date: Jan 11, 2013

Metal Power Inductors MCOIL(TM) Garners Award for Innovative Advancement in Passive Components

Schaumburg, IL - TAIYO YUDEN, the worldwide leader in electronic components, this month announced it was honored with an Electronic Products' Product of the Year award for its metal power inductors MCOIL(TM). The editors of Electronic Products-a leading trade publication for electronic design engineers- evaluated thousands of products launched in 2012. The winning products were selected on the basis of innovative design, significant advancement in technology or application and substantial achievement in price and performance. The MCOIL(TM) demonstrated success in choke coils for power supply circuits in compact mobile devices by enabling a smaller design without sacrificing performance.

"TAIYO YUDEN is very honored to be recognized with this prestigious award," stated Shinya Miyazawa, President and CEO of TAIYO YUDEN (U.S.A.) INC. "We will continue to push ahead with the development of smaller and thinner products that meet today's demands for performance and affordability."

The 2012 Product of the Year Awards were announced in the January 2013 issue of Electronic Products with a cover feature and a brief description of each product. Additionally, the winning products appear on Electronic Products' website:

2012 marks the 38th annual Electronic Products' "Product of the Year" Awards, which recognizes the best products in the industry.

To learn more about TAIYO YUDEN's Metal Core SMD Power Inductors MCOIL(TM), visit

"MCOIL" is a registered trademark or a trademark of TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD. in Japan and other countries.


Since its establishment in 1950, TAIYO YUDEN has invested in research and development to offer leading-edge technology to capacitors, inductors, circuit modules, SAW/FBAR devices and recording media under the philosophy that the process of product commercialization starts with material development. TAIYO YUDEN's extensive range of products demonstrates world-leading support to development and progress in the information technology and electronics industries. The company's North American affiliate, TAIYO YUDEN (U.S.A.) INC., operates sales and engineering offices in Chicago IL, Boston MA, Dallas TX, Denver CO, San Diego CA, San Jose CA, and Ontario, Canada.

For more information:
10 N. Martingale Rd., Suite 575
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Phone: (630) 237-2405
Contact: Yaeko Minamikawa
(847) 925-0888
Fax: (847) 925-0899
Web site: