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What's in a name?
Perhaps everything.

Our name was carefully chosen to express who we are.

NA•SCENT (`nä-sənt)

1. Coming into being; emerging
2. Beginning to develop.

The word actually comes from the root of the Latin word nasci, which means to be born.

NASCENTechnology is a leader in emerging technologies, and nowhere is that more evident than with the Low Temperature Co-Fired Ceramic (LTCC) Transformer.

For 100 years, industry had relied on the old wire-wound transformer.

For 100 years, the basic transformer did not change, even as the technology around it changed.

For 100 years, engineers had one choice around which to build their products.

And now, NASCENT.




About Us

NASCENTechnology History

Progression of our ferrite LTCC technology
  • September 1997 - Midcom, Inc. builds the first practical working monolithic LTCC isolation transformer
  • April 2000 - Granted 1st U.S. Patent, #6,054,914 "Multi-Layer Transformer Having Electrical Connection in a Magnetic Core"
  • 2001
    • March - Granted 2nd U.S. Patent, #6,198,374 "Multi-Layer Transformer Apparatus and Method"
    • June - Midcom, Inc. creates a new division, NASCENTechnology, to produce, market and sell this new transformer technology based on LTCC.
  • 2002 - First International out-licensing agreement signed.
  • 2003 - LTCC transformer development for Aerospace and Defense applications begins in conjunction with a prominent US Department of Energy Lab and registered with the DDTC under ITAR.
  • 2004 - NASCENTechnology's LTCC Low Power Series transformers listed on Maxim Integrated's MAX2525 chip for use in RS-485 data interface and other isolated data transceiver applications.
  • 2004 - First transformer/thick film resistor modules developed.
  • 2007 - NASCENTechnology spun-off from Midcom, Inc. as separate ANZA, Inc. company.
  • 2008 - We begin development of LTCC power inductors for implantable medical device applications.
  • 2008 - Production for defense/aerospace products begins in new state of the art cleanroom in Watertown, SD U.S.A.
  • 2010 - NASCENTechnology, LLC begins in-house development of ferrite powders for use in high temperature LTCC transformers and inductors.
  • 2011 - NASCENTechnology adds HIREL wirewound capability to complement its LTCC business.
  • 2012 - 250°C-rated LTCC flyback transformers and power inductors released for us in down-hole oil and gas instrumentation.


What makes NASCENTechnology a leader in the industry?

We believe it is our development team! The NASCENTechnology development team is comprised of experienced, highly qualified, individuals whose combined expertise in design, materials, and the manufacture of LTCC and wire-wound electrical components have helped move transformers from the past and into the future.

Our sought-after team members belong to organizations such as IMAP, ACerS, NDIA, and ASQ, as well as serving on advisory boards of local universities. They have published numerous articles in electrical publications, hold international patents, as well as having presented at conferences around the globe. Always looking ahead to changes in the marketplace, our team is dedicated to ongoing education in the field of electrical components, and is constantly evaluating NASCENTechnology parts, customer needs, and manufacturing processes to ensure our product line is the best part available today and will continue to be the best in days to come.


Where is NASCENTechnology located?

From design to production, our entire NASCENTechnology team is located in Watertown, SD. Use these links for more information on the community we call home.


NASCENTechnology - A Good Citizen

  • NASCENTechnology Supply Chain Policy regarding Conflict Materials from the Democratic Republic of Congo: “NASCENTechnology Manufacturing, Inc. will provide due diligence to assure product that originates from or transits via a conflict affected area or human rights abuse high risk area is not purchased, used, or accepted.” For a complete copy of our Supply Chain Policy, or for more information, please contact us.
  • NASCENTechnology Supplier Code of Conduct
  • DDTC-ITAR Registered
  • ISO 9001 Compliant


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