Murata Electronics Oy history
In 2012 VTI Technologies was acquired by Murata and the company changed its name to Murata Electronics Oy. Have a look at our history in brief!
1979: Technology development and knowledge database initiated.
1991: VTI established
1993: VTI a leading supplier low-g accelerometers for automotive suspension systems.
1994: VTI pioneers medical applications
1994: VTI a leading supplier of automotive braking and traction control system
1995: BREED Technologies acquire VTI.
1998: A new MEMS Fab in Finland
1999: VTI leading global supplier of low-g accelerometer for automotive stability control systems (ESP).
2002: EQT III private equity fund acquires VTI
2005: Construction of new facilities to doubled the premises in Finland
2007: Introduction of Chip-on-MEMS technology
2009: Introduction of the world’s smallest and least power consuming three-axis acceleration sensor, the CMA3000.
2010: VTI expands to consumer gyros and announces development of timing devices
- VTI starts volume production of the CMR3000 consumer gyro.
- VTI celebrates its 20th anniversary!
- VTI launches the CMR3100 consumer gyro and Sensor Fusion solution.
- VTI Technologies is acquired by Murata Manufacturing
- VTI Technologies Oy becomes Murata Electronics Oy
Tiny but essential
Every minute, somewhere around the world, pacemakers with Murata accelerometers are being fitted to patients to save their lives or substantially improve their quality of life.