Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.,
Thermik Gerätebau GmbH
Pelonis Technologies, Inc.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
MEGATRON Elektronik GmbH & Co. KG
KOA Corporation
Gesellschaft für Elektro-Physikalische Messgeräte mbH
Focus Sensing and Control Technology Co., LTD

10 Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC) Thermistor Manufacturers in 2024

This section provides an overview for positive temperature coefficient (ptc) thermistors as well as their applications and principles. Also, please take a look at the list of 10 positive temperature coefficient (ptc) thermistor manufacturers and their company rankings. Here are the top-ranked positive temperature coefficient (ptc) thermistor companies as of June, 2024: 1.Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.,, 2.Littelfuse, 3.KOA Corporation.

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List of 10 Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC) Thermistor Manufacturers

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    • Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.,
      • United States of America Address: 63 Lancaster Avenue Malvern, Pennsylvania, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (Vishay) was incorporated in 1962 and is headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania. The company serves the industrial, automotive, telecommunications, consumer products, and medical end markets and sells its products under numerous brand names inlcuding Siliconix, Draloric, Beyschlag, UltraSource, and Applied Thin-Film Products. The company manufactures and sells discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components in globally while operating in six market segments: MOSFETs, diodes, optoelectronic components, resistors, inductors, and capacitors.

    • Littelfuse
      • United States of America Address: 8755 West Higgins Road, Suite 500 Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      Littelfuse founded in 1927, is an industrial manufacturing company empowering a sustainable, connected, and safer world, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The company's product portfolio includes the solutions for both individual and entire systems, as a global manufacturer of technologies in circuit protection, power control, and sensing. Across more than 20 countries, and with approximately 18,000 global associates, partner with customers to design and deliver advanced solutions. Serving over 100,000 end customers, their products are found in industrial, transportation, and electronics end markets.

    • Pelonis Technologies, Inc.
      • United States of America Address: 444 Creamery Way #500, Exton, Pennsylvania, United States of America

      Company Overview

      Pelonis Technologies, Inc. was founded in the 1990s in Exton, Pennsylvania. Pelonis technologies is a manufacturer and distributor of air movement technologies and specialty heating products for commercial and industrial use. Pelonis Technologies is ISO 9000 and ISO 14000 certified. Pelonis Technologies has 3 main standard product segments in cooling, heating, and motors & motion control. Cooling products include fans, blowers, micro cooling, and automotive fans & blowers. Heating products include PTC heaters, temperature controllers, and immersion heaters. Motors & motion control include micro, planetary, AC, and medical micro motors. Custom solutions include AC and DC fans and blowers.

    • Thermik Gerätebau GmbH
      • Germany Address: Salzstraße 11, Sondershausen, Germany

      Manufacturer Overview

      Thermik Corporation was founded in 1968 in Pforzheim, Germany opened its American subsidiary in 1984 in New Bern, North Carolina. The company is a manufacturer of thermal regulation products used in electronics and appliance manufacturing industries by companies worldwide. The company’s two primary product lines are thermal protectors and thermistors. Thermal protectors limit the maximum temperature reached in devices while thermistors, also referred to as motor protector sensors or PTCs, work by increasing resistance at certain temperatures. They are commonly used in fire detectors, ovens, refrigerators, and in the aviation industry.

    • KOA Corporation
      • Japan Address: KOA Pine Park 14016, Oaza, Naka-minowa, Minowa-machi, Kamiina-gun, Nagano, Japan

      Manufacturer Overview

      KOA Corporation, established in 1940 in Minowa-machi, Japan, is a manufacturer of electronic components. The company provides an extensive product range including resistors, current sense shunt resistors, fuses, thermal sensors, and inductors. These quality components find applications in industries such as automotive, ecology, energy conservation, telecommunications, power supply units, and home appliances. Operating under the guiding principles of circulation, finite resources, harmony, and enrichment, it continues to provide sustainable electronic solutions to cater to the ever-changing demands of global industries.

      • Japan Address: Karasumadori Oike-agaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan

      Manufacturer Overview

      NICHICON, founded in Kyoto, Japan, in 1950, is a manufacturer of electronic components such as Aluminum electrolytic capacitors and Plastic film capacitors. The company's product portfolio includes Small Li-Ion Rechargeable Batteries, Household energy storage systems, Public and industrial power storage systems, Switching power supplies, and Power sources for medical accelerators. The company serves industries such as Oil and Gas, Aerospace and Defense, Automotive and Transportation, Construction, and Power Generation. NICHICON also offers various services, including product selection, installation, preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair.

    • Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
      • Japan Address: 10-1 Higashikotari 1-chome, Nagaokakyo-shi, Kyoto, Japan

      Manufacturer Overview

      Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Murata Manufacturing) was founded in 1944 and is headquartered in Nagaokakyo, Japan. Murata Manufacturing designs, manufactures, and sells ceramic-based passive electronic components and solutions globally. The company operates through components, modules, and others segments, serving communications, mobility, industrial, healthcare, and personal electronics customers. They company's product offerings include noise suppression products, quartz devices,RFID devices, phase shifters, and wireless connectivity platforms. Services such as webinars and video library are also available for existing and potential customers alike.

    • Gesellschaft für Elektro-Physikalische Messgeräte mbH
      • Gesellschaft für Elektro-Physikalische Messgeräte mbH
        PTC thermistors

      Manufacturer Overview

      Gesellschaft für Elektro-Physikalische Messgeräte mbH, established in 1955 and headquartered in Hessen, Germany, is a manufacturer of industrial measuring and sensor technology solutions. The company specializes in customized sensor solutions, offering various temperature sensors such as slot resistance thermometers, screw-in thermometers, and cable sensors. It also provides electric band heaters, speed sensors, and oil level gauges. These products find applications in railway technology, wind power, and general industry, serving critical functions such as temperature monitoring in bearings, winding heads, and gears. The company’s certified sensors are integral components in high-speed trains, heavy-duty mechanical engineering, and dam infrastructure.

    • Focus Sensing and Control Technology Co., LTD

      Manufacturer Overview

      Focus Sensing and Control Technology Co. Ltd is a manufacturer of thermal-sensitive sensors and components established in 2010 in Hefei, Anhui, China. The company’s product lineup includes temperature and humidity transducers for measuring and converting logged values into electrical signals, temperature sensors such as thermocouples and thermistors, and temperature controllers for displaying or regulating temperature levels in a space. The company is CE- and RoHS-certified, and mainly serves clients in the industrial processing sector.

Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC) Thermistor Manufacturer Ranking

*Including some distributors, etc.

Derivation Method

The ranking is calculated based on the click share within the positive temperature coefficient (ptc) thermistor page as of June 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. Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.: 77,581
  2. NICHICON: 5,408
  3. KOA Corporation: 1,622

Newly Established Company

  1. Thermik Gerätebau GmbH: 1968 (56 years ago)
  2. Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.: 1944 (80 years ago)
  3. Littelfuse: 1927 (97 years ago)

Company with a History

  1. Littelfuse: 1927 (97 years ago)
  2. Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.: 1944 (80 years ago)
  3. Thermik Gerätebau GmbH: 1968 (56 years ago)

Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC) Thermistor Manufacturers in United States

*Including some distributors, etc.

Global Distribution of Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC) Thermistor Manufacturers by Country

*Including some distributors, etc.

Country Number of Companies Share (%)
United States of America United States of America 3 37.5%
Japan Japan 3 37.5%
Germany Germany 2 25.0%

List of Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC) Thermistor Products

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