Since its founding in 1948, Nihon Dempa Kogyo Co., Ltd. (NDK) has operated under a philosophy of “contributing to social prosperity and world peace through our service to customers.” NDK’s quartz crystal devices provide an accurate and superior oscillation source that is absolutely essential to crystal components. As the era of the ubiquitous networked society unfolds, the Company’s crystal devices are being utilized in diverse applications, ranging from mobile communications and fixed radio communications to office automation, audiovisual, and automotive electronics equipment. With its lineup of high-precision, high-reliability, compact crystal devices that anticipate the next generation of customer needs today, NDK has grown to become the leading company among quartz crystal device manufacturers in the world. Under the banner of “quality, cost, and speed,” NDK aims to establish itself as the industry’s technology leader and the most trusted customer brand. NDK will continue to provide high-value-added products and high-quality service to its customers throughout the world, increase its enterprise value, and live up to the expectations of its stakeholders, including shareholders, customers, and local communities.