Nippon Industries Company Ltd. (NIC Japan) was founded in 1975. NIC Components Corporation was established in USA, in 1982, while NIC Components Europe Ltd and NIC Components Asia Pte Ltd. in 1997 and 1998. NIC Components Corporation is a designer, manufacturer and worldwide supplier of passive components. NIC maintains engineering offices in Japan and Taiwan that oversee the production facilities in Asia. Warehouse and sales offices in North America, Southeast Asia and Europe support customer logistics and service requirements. NIC has established itself as a leader in passive component technology by integrating design, raw materials and production expertise. From a core business of Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors, NIC expanded its product offering to Tantalum Capacitors, Ceramic Capacitors, Film Capacitors, Thick and Thin Film Resistive Products and a growing line of Power Inductors and Ferrite Chip Beads. NIC boasts one of the most experienced and highly trained sales teams in the world averaging more than 15 years of passive components experience. From technical specifications to delivery information, from quoting large bills of material to crossing competitors’ parts, NIC is capable of industry leading response times. NIC offers “Live Support” to aid customers in component selection and technical guidance. The NIC websites now offer one of the most comprehensive cross-reference databases inindustry. Technical data including application notes, life test data and process guides offer engineers a one stop library for their passive component needs. Samples and sample kits are always available to qualified customers, the majority shipped from extensive inventory.