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AiSHi Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors.

ABOUT THE AIHUA GROUP

PEOPLE – OUR MOST IMPORTANT ASSET

For over 30 years, the Aihua Groups’ most important asset is its people. With a strong sense for social responsibility, the Aihua Group adheres to a people first principle. The Aihua Group is committed to bolstering diversity and an active lifestyle to its employees by promoting and supporting extracurricular activities. The company emphasizes the development of its personnel by offering on-going training, career planning, housing, various support funds and an overall rewarding work environment.

HOUSING PLAN AND EMPLOYEE ACTIVITY CENTER

The Aihua Group realizes the importance of its employees and their contentment. Therefore, The Aihua Group has contributed over 60 million yuan in the development of living facilities for its employees. An additional 5 million yuan was used for the development of an activity center which includes a fitness room, library, movie theatre, internet lounge, yoga center, chess room and an outdoor lounge.

TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT

Through a supportive work environment, The Aihua Group’s employees can cultivate success in their careers. The company offers a variety of training courses to educate and develop the workforce. Additionally, The company will send over 50 employees annually to Japan for training and to promote diversity.

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

The Aihua Group does not only pride itself on being a leader in technology but also a leader in corporate social responsibility. Since its inception, The Aihua Group has contributed to the society, both in and around the communities where the company operates. With social responsibility as a core value of the company, it is important that The Aihua Group fulfills its obligation to the community. Moreover, the company’s vision of sustainability includes striving to make ongoing contributions to the society.

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Volunteerism has always been an essential part of The Aihua Group’s culture. The company always monitors its societal needs and encourages its employees to contribute with community service. The Aihua Group participates in many volunteer activities monthly and contributes thousands of hours in community service each year.

CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS

The Aihua Group takes pride in returning to the society and is the company’s ongoing endeavor. The Aihua Group’s recent contribution includes a 5 million yuan donation to the Heshan district and a 2 million yuan donation to the Huyang public educational system in 2012. In total 25 million yuan in charitable donations have been made in recent years.

The company has set up a charitable fund in which a percentage of its profits are donated annually to helping underprivileged students, the disabled, and the elderly.

AiSHi CAPACITOR MARKETS

AiSHi capacitors are found in a wide array of products and industries

LIGHTING

CFL, SSL (Solid State
Lighting), energy saving
lamps, lighting ballasts

INDUSTRIAL

Motor controllers,
switchgear and
switchboard applications,
UPS systems, server
power

NEW ENERGY

Solar energy systems,
windmills and turbines,
geothermal systems,
wave generation
systems

AUTOMOTIVE

Electronic controls,
display systems, audio
systems, amplifiers,
GPS systems, air bag
igniters, security
systems

TELECOM

Landline phones, mobile
chargers, switchers,
adaptors, routers, hubs,
LANs, Ethernet
hardware

MEDICAL

Monitoring equipment,
dialogistic equipment,
magnetic imaging
equipment, medical
pumps, electronic
monitoring devices

CONSUMER

Televisions, air conditioners,
refrigerators, washer and
dryers, set top boxes, game
consoles, audio/stereo
equipment, microwaves

COMPUTERS

Mother boards, sound
cards, graphic cards,
printers, scanners,
monitors, hard drives

10,000,000,000 Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitor Pieces produced annually

The Aihua Group, established in 1985, is a technology enterprise group
focused on the design, development, manufacturing, and sales of
aluminum electrolytic capacitors as well as the manufacturing of aluminum
foil and machines. The Aihua Group’s manufacturing facilities are located
in Sichuan, Jiangsu, Hunan and Xingjiang and employs over 3,000 people.

PURSUIT TOWARDS PERFECTION

The Aihua Group’s team delivers quality in a systematic and structured way and is equipped to effectively control quality and performance of its products at all levels. Among the tools that the team uses to deliver quality are quality assurance system, six sigma methodology and experts, bar code system, advanced ERP system, and effective communications internally and with customers. Altogether, the company has established a zero defect control in a pursuit towards perfection.

CAPACITOR TESTING

Over 20 tests can be performed at the capacitor level such as load life, shelf life, humidity, surge as well as many others in order to measure performance, safety, quality, and compliance with established standards.

LEAN + SIX SIGMA

The Aihua Group realizes today’s competive environment and the importance of meeting its customers expectations. Therefore the company effectively employs the highly disciplined process of Lean Six Sigma in an effort to increase the company’s production speed while decreasing production variations.

ERP

The Aihua Group has always believed obtaining the most efficient solutions and systems and has implemented an ERP system to achieve operational efficiency.

APPLICATION TESTING

The Aihua Group performs testing at the application level such as energy saving lamps, ballasts, SMPS, and home applications among others. The Aihua Group is committed to reliable testing measures needed to help meet our customer commitments.

OUR CAPACITORS

RADIAL LEADED CAPACITOR

Ranges from low to high capacitance and voltage. Can be found in lighting and consumer electronics applications among others.

CHARACTERISTICS
Size: Φ4 – Φ22
Voltage: 6.3V – 500V
Capacitance: 0.1μF – 22,000μF
ESR: as low as 10mΩ
Life: up to 20,000 hours (105C) or 5,000 hours (130C)

SURFACE MOUNT CAPACITOR

Ranges from low to high capacitance and voltage. Can be found in lighting and consumer electronics applications among others.

CHARACTERISTICS
Size: Φ4 – Φ18
Voltage: 6.3V – 450V
Capacitance: 2.2μF – 1,000μF
ESR: as low as 10mΩ
Life: up to 20,000 hours (105C) or 5,000 hours (130C)

SNAP IN CAPACITOR

Relatively large and possess high capacitance and voltage. Applications are primarily for energy and power.

CHARACTERISTICS
Size: Φ22 – Φ40
Voltage: 10V – 550V
Capacitance: 39μF – 56,000μF
Life: up to 10,000 hours (105C)

SCREW TERMINAL CAPACITOR

Large capacitors characterized by high capacitance and voltage. Found in industrial power supplies as well as new energy applications.

CHARACTERISTICS
Size: Φ35 – Φ100
Voltage: 10V – 600V
Capacitance: 1,000μF – 680,000μF
Life: up to 20,000 hours (85C) or 5,000 hours (105C)

RADIAL POLYMER CAPACITOR

Combines high capacitance, low ESR and excellent frequency stability. Found in consumer electronics and lighting.

CHARACTERISTICS
Size: Φ4 – Φ10
Voltage: 2.5V – 200V
Capacitance: 4.7μF – 3,300μF
ESR: as low as 5mΩ
Life: up to 10,000 hours (105C), 2,000 hours (85C) or 1,000 hours (150C)

SURFACE MOUNT POLYMER

Combines high capacitance, low ESR, and excellent frequency stability. Found in consumer electronics and lighting.

CHARACTERISTICS
Size: Φ4 – Φ10
Voltage: 2.5V – 200V
Capacitance: 4.7μF – 3,300μF
ESR: as low as 5mΩ
Life: up to 10,000 hours (105C), 2,000 hours (85C) or 1,000 hours (150C)

MULTI-LAYER POLYMER CAPACITOR

A surface mounting capacitor with multiple metal-deposited polymer layers that are continuously laminated together with metal deposition on a polymer film.

CHARACTERISTICS
T Dimension: 2.8 – 1.1
Voltage: 2V – 35V
Capacitance: 6.8μF – 470μF
ESR: as low as 3mΩ
Operating Temp.: -55C to 105C
Life: up to 2,000 hours (105C)

MANUFACTURING LOCATONS

6 manufacturing locations across China

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SUSTAINABILITY

Environment – Making the grass greener on your side

Based on our enterprise objective of environmental protection and sustainable development, our production process focuses on energy and resource efficiency, recycling and continuously optimizes the utilization ratio of materials. Aihua has passed the certification of ISO14001 (international environment management system) and makes additional efforts to reduce negative impacts on the environment and improve the overall environment around the world. We realize this importance and efforts shall be ongoing.

Environmental Policy List

The Aihua Group pledges to provide services and products that promote a safe and healthy workplace for our employees; serving as an industry leader to minimize the effects its operations has on the environment. The environmental policy applies to all organizations within The Aihua Group:

Ensure that our operations meet and/or exceed compliance of all relevant environmental legislation. Consider environmental concerns prior to any decision making and activities by conducting environmental impact assessments.

Educate and train employees about environmental awareness and ensure their participation in the environmental policy.

Reduce waste, optimally utilize water, electricity, and other resources), efficiently use raw materials, and promote recycling.

Establish and maintain environment management systems; continuously seeking improvements. Periodically review and refine the environmental policy.

Conflict Mineral Policy Statement

Conflict Minerals refers to minerals (gold, tantalum, tungsten, cobalt, and tin) mined in the eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and in the adjoining countries where revenues may be directly or indirectly fund conflict in those areas.

The Aihua Group is committed not to procure and use any Conflict Minerals in an effort to be an outstanding corporate citizen. The Aihua Group does not only pride itself on being a leader in technology but also a leader in corporate social responsibility. The Aihua Group expects its suppliers to implement a policy regarding Conflict Materials and perform due diligence to investigate the source of their materials. All suppliers are required to complete the Conflict Materials Reporting Template (CRMT).