Murata closed the acquisition of IPDiA, a leader in high performance silicon capacitors



Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
President/Statutory Representative Director: Tsuneo Murata 

Acquisition enhances Murata’s position as a world’s leading provider of high reliability capacitors

KYOTO, Japan, October 18, 2016 – Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., (“Murata”) today announced that Murata Electronics Europe B.V., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Murata has completed the acquisition of IPDiA S.A. (“IPDiA”), a 3D silicon capacitor technology pioneer headquartered in France, and IPDiA has become a subsidiary of Murata as October 17. 

As a result of this acquisition, IPDiA will be integrated into Murata, and IPDiA’s products and solutions will be commercialized as part of Murata’s product portfolio.  
This acquisition enhances Murata's position as the leading provider of high reliability capacitors. It is part of Murata's strategy to strengthen its core business within the communication (mobile) market, and to expand into new applications within the automotive and medical markets.

IPDiA in brief

IPDiA is a leading manufacturer of Integrated Passive Devices. Its technology has been adopted by world leaders in medical electronics, semiconductor area and Hi-Rel industry.
IPDiA portfolio includes silicon capacitors from pF to tens of µF with:
  • High Reliability Medical and Automotive Grade Capacitors;
  • Low Profile Capacitors < 80 µm thin for decoupling inside critical space application;
  • High Temperature Capacitors (250°C) with very high stability;
  • Ultra Broadband Capacitors (60+GHz);
  • 2D/2.5D Silicon Interposers for integration in SiP or MCM;
  • Passive component networks for integration in module or on board.
For more information, please visit IPDiA website:
Murata in Brief

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and sale of ceramic-based passive electronic components & solutions, communication modules and power supply modules. Murata is committed to the development of advanced electronic materials and leading edge, multi-functional, high-density modules. The company has employees and manufacturing facilities throughout the world. For more information, visit Murata's website at