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7th June 2016
Kit detects the ZIKA virus in blood in 10 to 15 minutes

Tanaka has developed the world's first kit able to directly detect the ZIKA virus (ZIKV) in blood. The kit is capable of rapid ZIKV detection in just 10 to 15 minutes. Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo plans to supply samples for clinical evaluation with a view to collaboration with domestic and overseas medical manufacturers.

19th May 2016
Electrode catalysts for Honda’s Clarity Fuel Cell vehicle

The Clarity Fuel Cell vehicle from Honda, which went on sale in March, is using platinum electrode catalysts from Tanaka Holdings in its fuel cells.

Component Management
29th February 2016
Tanaka to exhibit at FC EXPO 2016

Tanaka Precious Metals will exhibit at "FC EXPO 2016 - 12th International Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Expo," one of the world's largest fuel cell exhibitions, which will be held at Tokyo Big Sight from Wednesday, March 2 until Friday, March 4, 2016. 

4th February 2016
Tanaka will be at MD&M West

Tanaka has announced it will exhibit at Medical Design & Manufacturing West (MD&M West) to be held in Anaheim, USA, from February 9 to 11. Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo develops and manufactures a wide range of precious metal materials, including electrodes and radiopaque markers using knowledge of precious metals built up over many years.

Component Management
26th November 2015
Electrical contact material is Cadmium-free

Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K. has developed a cadmium-free electrical contact material for use primarily in vehicles and smartphones with what is said to be improved sliding wear resistance compared to existing products. Full scale production of CDF-10 will start on December 1st.

Component Management
22nd July 2015
Cup-type plating lab equipment for wafers offers equivalent films to mass-production machines

Tanaka Holdings has announced that Electroplating Engineers of Japan, Limited (EEJA), which operates the Tanaka Precious Metals' plating business, has developed and launched the RAD-Plater cup-type ultra-compact plating laboratory equipment for semiconductor wafers, which achieves equivalent films to mass-production machines.

1st April 2015
'Precious Metals Research Grants' awarded

Tanaka Holdings have announced the recipients of the Tanaka Precious Metals' 2014 'Precious Metals Research Grants.' After a strict examination of the results, Associate Professor Yu-Ching Lin of Tohoku University and Assistant Professor Tsuyoshi Minami of Yamagata University were selected to receive the 2m yen 'Gold Award.'

Component Management
16th March 2015
Electroless plating process enables economical OFET formation

Electroplating Engineers of Japan, which operates the Tanaka Precious Metals Group's plating business, together with Professor Junichi Takeya, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo, has developed the world's first technology for the simultaneous formation of contact electrodes for p-type and n-type1 Organic-semiconductor Field Effect Transistors (OFETs) using an electroless plating process.

12th July 2011
Tanaka Precious Metals and SUSS MicroTec to Jointly Develop Sub-micron Gold Particle Pattern Transfer and Bonding Technology

Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K.(1) and SUSS MicroTec KK will begin joint development of pattern transfer and bonding technology using sub-micron sized (1/10,000mm) gold particles.

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