Denso to build an evaluation facility in Japan for Power Electronics Products

Denso today announced that it will build an evaluation facility to strengthen its development of power electronics products, such as inverters used in hybrid vehicles worldwide, on the site of its Anjo Plant in Anjo, Aichi, Japan. With an investment of 11.5 billion yen (approx. US$126 million), construction of the facility is scheduled to begin on March 1, 2013, and be completed by late November. The facility will begin operations in April 2014.

At the new facility Denso will evaluate the performance of their r power electronics products as well as conduct research and development of next-generation products. The new facility will allow Denso to evaluate product performance more accurately, and by sharing the evaluation results with the R&D group, it can increase their development efficiency to create more competitive products.

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