Sanken Electric Co., Ltd.

- Sanken Electric Co., Ltd., a leading global supplier of analog power semiconductor products, designs and manufactures a wide range of power management ICs, motor control ICs, LED lighting ICs as well as high quality automotive semiconductor devices and discrete components. 

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FMKS 2000 Series Diode with Temperature DetectionFMKS 2000 Series Diode with Temperature Detection - Sanken’s FMKS-2000 series is an ultra-fast recovery diode (200 V reverse voltage) series with an SBD formed on the same die. This makes it possible to detect over-heating caused by over-current (temperature increase of built-in FRD). By using the FMKS series, consideration for thermal connection is not necessary.  More...

PTS162M1212 1600 W High-Efficiency PSUPTS162M1212 1600 W High-Efficiency PSU - Sanken's PTS162M1212 is a 1600 W PSU designed for servers and RAID storage that can be customized to meet specific customer specifications.  More...

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Sanken Electric Co., Ltd., a leading global supplier of analog power semiconductor products, designs and manufactures a wide range of power management ICs, motor control ICs, LED lighting ICs as well as high quality automotive semiconductor devices and discrete components. Applications for Sanken products include: HVAC and home appliance motor controllers, automotive engine and ancillary system controllers, TV, audio, Set Top Box and other AV equipment, LED lighting fixtures, consumer and telecommunication power supplies, and medical and military equipment power management. Sanken products are particularly suited for high-efficiency products under green energy initiatives, such as variable-speed motors, solar panels, hybrid car engines, and ENERGY STAR home appliances. Sanken is headquartered in Saitama, Japan with design, applications, and sales support centers located worldwide. 

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Sanken's Businesses

Semiconductor Devices Business

The semiconductor devices occupy the center of Sanken’s entire business, and our products in this core business segment range from power ICs, high-voltage large-current transistors and diodes, as well as Hall-effect sensor ICs. Most of our semiconductor devices belong to an engineering field known as power electronics and deal with conversion and management of electric power. They are used as key components in various consumer and commercial products, including automobiles, home appliances, industrial machinery, IT and mobile equipment and LED lighting fixtures. Sanken Electric and its US subsidiary, Allegro MicroSystems,LLC, strive to accelerate product development with our ample reservoir of proprietary technologies, and offer to the market products best-suited to satisfy the specific needs of our customers.


Sanken understands that investment in manufacturing is critical to long-term success. The ongoing investment in IC fabrication, packaging, and testing facilities, both in Japan and abroad, ensures that Sanken is poised to meet the needs of all customers. The company is committed to manufacturing integrated circuits with the highest standards of quality, reliability and service. The company is TS16949 and ISO 14001 registered and has received quality awards from leading manufacturers worldwide.

Wafers are manufactured at its wholly owned subsidiaries, Polar Semiconductor located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Yamagata Sanken located in Yamagata, Japan. Production test and select product assembly is housed in a wholly owned subsidiaries located in Japan.

Sanken Facts

Sanken has more than 60 years' experience in the semiconductor industry. With over 9,000 employees worldwide, Sanken is headquartered in Saitama, Japan, handling overall coordination for the group worldwide. Sanken’s major group companies include;

Allegro MicroSystems, LLC
Fukushima Sanken Co., Ltd.
Ishikawa Sanken Co., Ltd.
Kashima Sanken Co., Ltd.
Korea Sanken Co., Ltd.
Polar Semiconductor, LLC
PT. Sanken Indonesia
Sanken Optoproducts Co., Ltd.
Sanken Power Systems (UK), Ltd.
Sanken L.D. Electric (Jiangyin) Co., Ltd.
Yamagata Sanken Co., Ltd.

There are additional remote sites worldwide that support design, applications, and sales functions. Sales are balanced worldwide throughout North and South America, Europe, Japan and Asia-Pacific, with products sold primarily to OEMs through a strong worldwide sales channel that includes a direct sales force, manufacturer’s representatives and distribution.
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