Toshiba named winner at the World Electronics Achievement Awards

Toshiba Devices & Storage Co., Ltd., the Shanghai-based subsidiary of Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation, was the winner of the “Power Semiconductor/Driver of the Year” category in the World Electronics Achievement Awards (WEAA) 2022. Toshiba Devices & Storage Co., Ltd. was at the ceremony held in Shenzhen, China to receive the award.

What does the recognition mean for Toshiba?

The United States-based AspenCore is one of the world’s leading technology media groups, and every year its highly regarded WEAA recognize companies and individuals that have made outstanding contributions to innovation and advancing the electronics industry. This year, Toshiba’s XPQR3004PB MOSFET, a strategic low-voltage metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistor, took the award for “Power Semiconductor/Driver of the Year.”

Commenting on the recognition, Tsutomu Nomura, President of Toshiba Devices & Storage Co., Ltd. said “We are delighted to be recognized by the prestigious WEAA. This is the fifth year in a row one of our products has taken an award. Toshiba is determined to continue to lead the way in providing the automotive industry and other sectors with power electronics that improve the operating efficiency of equipment and advance carbon neutrality.”

Why did Toshiba win in its category?

Launched this year, XPQR3004PB is an N-channel, 40V low-voltage MOSFET for automotive applications. It is suitable for battery switches in eco-friendly vehicles and driving assist motors in mild hybrids. It is Toshiba’s most advanced UMOS IX die and is clipped to L-TOGL™ package. AspenCore noted its high current, high heat dissipation capability and high reliability.

Toshiba will boost its competitiveness in the business by offering products with high energy saving capabilities, and that contribute to a low-energy society and carbon neutrality.