08 July 2013

Toshiba America Electronic Components moves to larger facility in Irvine, California

San Jose, Calif. - 08 July 2013 -Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC) has moved its corporate headquarters to 9740 Irvine Blvd., in Irvine, California. Previously located at 19900 MacArthur Blvd. in Irvine, TAEC now joins five other Toshiba America, Inc., subsidiaries in a larger 445,410 square foot facility. The campus improves both operational and building efficiencies enabling TAEC to optimize its day-to-day business and marketing activities.

The Toshiba owned building, occupied solely by Toshiba companies, includes a state-of-the-art training center, product demonstration facility and a cafeteria. The campus is also located near a train station, which promotes public transportation, and features a solar energy system that utilizes a photovoltaic inverter technology created and implemented by Toshiba International Corporation.

"Moving to the new larger campus is part of an ongoing effort to improve efficiencies within our company," said Hideya Yamaguchi, president and CEO of Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. "The move not only accommodates continued growth, but also provides a more efficient work environment, while supporting our commitment to optimal use of space and resources."

Approximately 160 executive, sales, marketing and administrative staff have moved to the new headquarters. Key products to be marketed from this location are Flash memory-based storage solutions, solid state drives (SSDs), hard disk drives (HDDs), Solid State Hybrid Drives, (SSHDs), and discrete devices.

Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation, Japan's largest semiconductor manufacturer and the world's fifth largest semiconductor manufacturer (Gartner, 2012 Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue, April, 2013). Toshiba Corporation was founded in 1875 and today has over 554 subsidiaries and affiliates, with 210,000 employees worldwide. 

Source: Toshiba