Tokin America, Inc
Thorlabs, Inc
TE Connectivity
TDK Electronics
TAYCA Co., Ltd
STANLEY  Electronic Components
Piezo Technologies
Piezo Kinetics, Inc.
Piezo Direct

21 Piezoelectric Device Manufacturers in 2024

This section provides an overview for piezoelectric devices as well as their applications and principles. Also, please take a look at the list of 21 piezoelectric device manufacturers and their company rankings. Here are the top-ranked piezoelectric device companies as of March, 2024: 1.TDK Electronics, 2.Microchip Technology Inc., 3.KEMET.

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List of 21 Piezoelectric Device Manufacturers

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    • Tokin America, Inc
      • United States of America Address: 2560 North First Street, Suite 100, San Jose, California, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      Tokin America Inc., headquartered in San Jose, California, is a supplier of passive electronic components in North, South, and Central America and is a subsidiary of Tokin Corporation. Its diverse product range includes capacitors, noise countermeasure components, and sensors used in several industries, including telecommunication, automotive electronics, and digital home appliances. The company also provides specialized design support and works with several distributors within the United States, including Future Electronics, WPG Americas, and Bravo Electronics.

    • KEMET
      • United States of America Address: 1 East Broward Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      KEMET has a portfolio of over 1,600 patents serving the automotive, aerospace, industrial, telecommunications, computing, consumer, and medical devices. KEMETs devices provide filtering, sensing, energy storage, power conversion, and haptic actuator technology. Among these devices are capacitors, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) components, resistors, circuit protection devices, inductors, sensors, Piezoelectric devices, release, transformers, and engineering kits.

    • Microchip Technology Inc.
      • United States of America Address: 2355 West Chandler Blvd. Chandler, Arizona, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      Microchip Technology Incorporated was incorporated in 1989 and is headquartered in Chandler, Arizona. The company is a developer and manufacturer of control solutions for global markets including the automotive, industrial, communications, human-machine interface, and connectivity industries. The company’s products include microcontrollers, field-programmable gate array products, MOSFET and radio frequency products, and both wired and wireless communications products. The company’s services include wafer foundry and assembly services, test subcontracting manufacturing services, development tools for enabling system designers to program microcontrollers and processors, and timing system products.

    • Thorlabs, Inc
      • United States of America Address: 43 Sparta Ave Newton, New Jersey, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      Thorlabs, Inc, established in Newton, NJ in 1989, is a manufacturer of photonics equipment for research, manufacturing, and biomedical applications. Their product portfolio includes optical components, for use in imaging, sensing, and spectroscopy applications, spectrometers and analyzers used for research and industrial applications, fiber optic components and photomultiplier tubes, and imaging devices that capture and measure light signals for diverse applications in scientific research. The company has sales offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Sweden, China, and Brazil.

    • Piezo Technologies
      • United States of America Address: 8431 Georgetown Road, Suite 300 Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      Piezo Technologies, founded in 1967 and headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, is a manufacturer and supplier specializing in piezoelectric ceramics, piezoelectric transducers, and custom ultrasonic transducer solutions. The company's product portfolio includes advanced piezoelectric ceramics for use in ultrasonic transducers, as well as custom and semi-custom high-performance ultrasonic transducers and sensors for medical and industrial applications. These products serve diverse sectors including medical imaging, power generation, pharmaceuticals, and other sectors. The company serves customers across the U.S. and holds various certifications, including ISO 9001 and ISO 13485, for its quality management system.

    • Piezo Kinetics, Inc.
      • United States of America Address: 660 East Rolling Ridge Drive Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      Piezo Kinetics (PKI), founded in 1979 and headquartered in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, is a manufacturer and supplier specializing in piezoelectric elements and assemblies. The company’s product line includes rings, bars, cylinders, plates, and composites, serving various applications in medical, automotive, industrial manufacturing, telecommunications, and other sectors. The company can also provide specialized forms for advanced or specialty applications and manufacturing services such as product assembly, product testing, and packaging. The company holds ISO 9001:2015 certification and serves clients across the U.S.

    • CTS Corporation
      • United States of America Address: 925 Indiana Avenue Lisle, Illinois, United States of America

      Company Overview

      CTS Corporation was founded in 1896 and is headquartered in Lisle, Illinois. CTS is a manufacturer and distributor of sensors, actuators, and various connectivity components to telecommunications infrastructure, information technology, and other high-speed applications such as the aerospace and medical markets. CTS operates in 3 primary market segments: Sense, Connect, and Move. The Sense market segment includes controls such as potentiometers, pedals, sensors, and switches. The Connect segment includes various types of resistors, capacitors, and frequency control products. The move segment includes piezoelectric move products, rotary actuators, and thermal products including ZIF PC board retainers and heatsinks.

    • PIEZO
      • United States of America Address: 475 Wildwood Avenue, Woburn, Massachusetts, United States of America

      Company Overview

      Piezoelectric Products invites you to partner with their piezo experts in a collaborative engineering process to design and build a reliable and robust piezoelectric sub-system solution. Founded in 1981, Piezoelectric Products has a large multi-disciplinary engineering team with expertise in structural dynamics, mechanical design, aero-acoustics, manufacturing, embedded electronics, and software focused on using piezoceramic technology, especially in the areas of lamination bonding, flexure design, ceramic stress and fatigue criteria, thermal stability, mounting, power take-off attachments, electronic drive, testing, and evaluation. Piezoelectric Products' website,, offers customers the ability to customize their needs with a Custom Product Builder, assuring all conditions are met every time.

    • STANLEY  Electronic Components
      • Japan Address: 2-9-13 Nakameguro, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, Japan

      Manufacturer Overview

      Stanley Electric Co., Ltd is a Japanese manufacturer of electric lights established in the year 1933. Stanley Electric Co Ltd makes LED ignited products and operates under three business segments: automotive equipment, electronic components, and applied electronic products. In its automotive equipment business, Stanley Electric produces and sells LED and HID headlamps, rear combination lamps, fog lamps, and automotive and LED bulbs. In its other segments, Stanley Electric makes LEDs, infrared LED lamps, optical sensors, LCDs, subminiature lamps, backlight units for LCDs, flash units for cameras, and operation panels. The largest end markets include Japan, China and Asia-Pacific, and the Americas.

    • AEC
      • Japan Address: 3-2-1, Nagao, Tama-ku, Kawasaki-city, Kanagawa, Japan

      Manufacturer Overview

      Applied Electronics Corporation, founded in 1963 and based in Kawasaki, Japan, is a manufacturer in the measurement field and of an eddy current sensor called gap sensor. Their products are ultra-small sensor and wide temperature range sensor, and long-distance measurement sensors that are waterproof, pressure proof, oil proof and so on. Additionally, they accept customized orders from customers. The company also caters to different industries such as marine machine, automobile, railway and aerospace among others. Moreover, Also, they have acquired a Quality Management System ISO 9001:2015.

      • Japan Address: 4-9-16, Higashi-koujiya, Ota-ku, Tokyo, Japan

      Manufacturer Overview

      THK PRECISION CO., LTD., established in 2002 and based in Tokyo, Japan, is a manufacturer of positioning devices and force sensors, integral to nanoscale technology applications. Its product lineup includes Piezo Stage designed for positioning within a small range, offering high resolution (up to 1 nm) and swift response, Piezo Motor Stage enables nano-level positioning over considerable motion ranges with superior position reproducibility, Linear Motor Stage ensures stable, seamless positioning at variable speeds even with heavy loads, and Force Sensors for accurate measurement of varying loads. The company maintains ISO 9001 certification across its global production facilities.

    • TDK Electronics
      • Japan Address: Nihonbashi Takashimaya Mitsui Building 2-5-1, Nihonbashi Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan

      Manufacturer Overview

      TDK Electronics, established in 1935 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a developer, manufacturer of electronic components and systems. Its product portfolio spans capacitors, ferrites, and inductors, including piezo and protection devices. The company also offers sensors and sensor systems, covering temperature, pressure, magnetic, and MEMS sensors. Furthermore, TDK provides power supplies, energy devices, magnetic heads, and more, all branded under TDK, EPCOS, InvenSense, Micronas, Tronics, and TDK-Lambda, catering to diverse electronic needs. The company operates about 20 development and manufacturing sites, along with a network of design, manufacturing locations, and sales offices situated in Asia, Europe, North America, and South America.

    • TAYCA Co., Ltd
      • Japan Address: 4-11-6 Tanimachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka, Japan

      Manufacturer Overview

      TAYCA Co., Ltd, established in 1919 and headquartered in Osaka, Japan, is a manufacturer and supplier of industrial chemical products. Its comprehensive product portfolio includes titanium dioxide, surfactants, sulfuric acid, as well as surface treatment products, and non-polluting anti-corrosive pigments. These chemicals are being utilized in diverse industries such as environment and energy, electrical and electronics, and medical. The company has received ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 14001:2004 certifications, for its quality and environmental standards.

    • TE Connectivity

      Manufacturer Overview

      TE Connectivity Ltd., started in 2007 and headquartered in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, is a designer and manufacturer of sensor and connectivity solutions for harsh conditions. It operates three primary segments, namely transport, industrial, and communication solutions, and its product portfolio includes automotive connectors, fiber optic connectors, analog power meters, RTD sensors, and circuit breakers. It serves customers in approximately 140 countries and several industries, including aerospace, automotive, rail, IoT connectivity, and E-mobility. The company manufactures 192 billion products annually and has invested over 610 million USD in research development and engineering.

    • Piezo Direct

      Manufacturer Overview

      Piezo Direct was founded in 1989 and is a manufacturer and supplier of custom piezoelectric components based in Burlingame, California, United States. The company manufactures various piezoelectric products, such as piezoelectric atomizers, strips, discs, rings, and multilayer stack piezo actuators. Various industries have used and applied the products such as medical, communications, optics, automotive, and commercial. The company offers custom piezoelectric requests according to the customers' specification entirely under NDA quotes.

    • KYOCERA Corporation
      • Japan Address: 6 Takeda Tobadono-cho, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Kyoyo, Japan

      Company Overview

      Kyocera Corporation was incorporated in 1946 in Kyoto, Japan as Kyoto Ceramics, but the name was later shortened to Kyocera. Kyocera is a multinational manufacturer and distributor of consumer products as well as industrial components including ceramic and electronic components used in the semiconductor, wireless communications, electronics, and wireless communications markets. Kyocera’s consumer products line includes smartphones and kitchenware such as ceramic knives, cookware, and drinkware. Ceramics are used in semiconductors, solar photovoltaic modules, as well as cutting tools. Kyocera’s electronics cameras, LCDs, medical products, and more.

    • Audiowell Electronics Co., Ltd.

      Company Overview

      Audiowell Electronics Co. Ltd. is a manufacturer and supplier of sensor products and components that was established in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China, in 1999. The company’s products include piezoelectric transducers for converting electrical energy, piezoelectric actuators for exerting precise and controlled movements from mechanical vibrations generated by transducers, and ultrasonic sensors for measuring physical parameters such as distance or flow using ultrasonic waves. The company’s products are mainly used in industrial manufacturing operations, such as in the automotive, aerospace, and smart home sectors.

    • APC International,Limited

      Company Overview

      APC International was founded in 1986, located in Mackeyville, USA and it is a manufacturer of piezoelectric ceramics and piezo devices. The company manufactures buzzers, air transducers, composite materials, stack actuators, piezo discs, rings, plates, and cylinders, ultrasonic power transducers, nebulizers, amplifiers, shear mode plates, disc benders, solder kits, and textbooks. Additionally, the company provides services in product design and consultation. It is a supplier and distributor of piezoelectric ceramics and devices to both domestic and international companies. The company holds ISO 9001:2015 certification.

Piezoelectric Device Manufacturer Ranking

*Including some distributors, etc.

Derivation Method

The ranking is calculated based on the click share within the piezoelectric device page as of March 2024. Click share is defined as the total number of clicks for all companies during the period divided by the number of clicks for each company.

Number of Employees

  1. KYOCERA Corporation: 83,001
  2. STANLEY Electronic Components: 16,964

Newly Established Company

  1. Thorlabs, Inc: 1989 (35 years ago)
  2. Piezo Kinetics, Inc.: 1979 (45 years ago)
  3. AEC: 1963 (61 years ago)

Company with a History

  1. TAYCA Co., Ltd: 1919 (105 years ago)
  2. STANLEY Electronic Components: 1920 (104 years ago)
  3. KYOCERA Corporation: 1959 (65 years ago)

Piezoelectric Device Manufacturers in United States

*Including some distributors, etc.

Global Distribution of Piezoelectric Device Manufacturers by Country

*Including some distributors, etc.

Country Number of Companies Share (%)
United States of America United States of America 8 57.1%
Japan Japan 6 42.9%

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