Research & Development

Creating new global standards with an eye on the future and the world.

Research and development at NGK is based on ceramics technology, with materials development and systems technology positioned as major pillars.

In the Triple E domains of energy, ecology, and electronics, NGK experts drawn from a wide range of fields pursue basic and applied research on ceramics and in other areas around the clock to develop new technologies and core products for our future business.

Senior Vice President Group Executive, Corporate R&D Tsutomu Nanataki

New Value 1000

Strengthen collaborations and commercialize new products to achieve net sales of 100 billion yen

Creating new products

We've introduced various products commercialized through company-wide, cross-departmental initiatives involving the Corporate R&D, Corporate Manufacturing Engineering, Business Groups, and head office departments. These include microlenses for ultraviolet (UV) LEDs in 2018, and chip-type ceramic rechargeable battery "EnerCera" series in 2019.
Moving forward, we will press on with the development of various new product lines. The company will work as one to bring these products to market as rapidly as possible.

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