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Message from the President


Yoichi Ohashi, President & CEO
Yoichi Ohashi
President & CEO
The Energy, which is essential and important in our lives. The demand of Energy is increasing more and more for the individual use, industrial use, and regardless of the area. At the same time it is strictly requested to consider and to care the environmental influence deeply in supplying energy.
FDK will globally contribute in the fields of effective, safe and reliable energy management to respond to these two social requirements by the accumulated technology and advanced research and development.

Founded in 1950, FDK started from the manufacture and sales of manganese dry batteries. From that time, various experiments with battery materials were conducted, and from the expertise gained in the related materials, it was decided that FDK would entered the ferrite business. FDK expanded from the development of ferrite materials to electronic devices such as power transformers. Now, our products are used by customers in various fields such as industrial equipment, automotive appliance, mobile products, communications equipment and server products. With our battery business, FDK offers high quality alkaline batteries, specialized lithium batteries used in fire alarms as well as high durability nickel-metal hydride batteries, which can be used repeatedly with rapid charging. FDK continues to invest in the research and development of battery materials. Our batteries are found in many life scenes, from industrial sites to household applications. FDK also engages in power storage systems as the synergy products combine the battery and electronic technology as well as sensor device responding to IoT continually and dramatically evolving.

As electricity is an essential energy in our lives, energy management, how to create it, store it and use it wisely, are on-going challenges in our society. FDK will continue to provide technologies and products in our quest to support the ultimate solutions to these challenges.

FDK will strive to pull the infinite potential power from materials while adapting rapidly to the ever-changing business environment. By bringing together the technologies of the group and providing reliable, safe and valuable products to customers, FDK seeks to contribute in “Various manners to society as an energy management manufacturer”.
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