About NIC Components Company Profile

Who is NIC Components?

NIC Components Corp., in partnership with Nippon Industries Co. Ltd., has been manufacturing and designing passive components since 1982. By integrating design, raw materials and production expertise, NIC has established itself as a leader in passive component technology.

From a core business of Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors, NIC has expanded its product offering to Tantalum Capacitors, Ceramic Capacitors, DC Film Capacitors, Thick and Thin Film Resistive Products and a growing line of Antennas, Power Inductors, Ferrite Chip Beads, and RF Components. NIC maintains engineering offices globally to oversee our production facilities and work closely with the factory sites for quality assurance and technology dissemination. Warehouse, engineering and sales offices in North America, APAC and EMEA support customer design, logistics and service requirements.

NIC offers “Live Support” via our website to assist our customers in component selection and technical guidance. The NIC website offers one of the most comprehensive cross-reference databases in our industry. Technical data, including application notes, life test data, process guides and design tools offer engineers a one stop library for their passive component needs. Samples and sample kits are always available to qualified customers, the majority shipped from our extensive inventory.

The major advantage you will find when engaging with NIC is our people. NIC boasts one of the most experienced and highly trained sales teams in the world averaging more than 15 years of passive components experience. Our number one priority is customer support. From technical specifications to delivery information, from quoting large bill of materials to crossing our competitors’ parts, NIC is capable of industry leading response times.

NIC Timeline & History

  • 1982 - NIC Components Corporation Established in U.S.A.
  • 1990 - NIC Components Corp. West Coast Office Established in San Jose, CA
  • 1996 - NIC Components Europe Ltd. Established in United Kingdom
  • 1998 - NIC Components Asia Pte Ltd. Established in Singapore
  • 2000 ~ 2016 - NIC Components Regional Offices Established in Canada, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, India, Mexico

Global Logistics

Warehouse & Inventory Support

NIC Components is supporting customers worldwide. Major OEMs and CEMs rely on NIC to manage their inventory requirements and we continue to expand our logistic services. NIC Warehousing Facilities:

  • Nevada, USA 50,000 Sq. Ft.
  • Venlo, Netherlands 20,000 Sq. Ft.
  • Tokyo, Japan 7,500 Sq. Ft.
  • Singapore 20,000 Sq. Ft.

NIC offers electronic commerce and inventory management solutions customized to fit your needs.

To support our customer’s immediate and scheduled component demands, NIC maintains a running inventory of approximately 3 Billion components.

NIC supports fully integrated solutions for VMI, in-house stores, consignment, forecast with release and KanBan Inventory Management Programs.

Franchised Channels

NIC sales, support and logistics efforts are augmented by a global network of franchised distributors. NIC franchised distribution network includes three major global distributors, as well as more than forty regional distributors throughout The Americas, Europe and Asia.

Please visit the NIC Distributor & Rep Directory for all NIC contact channels


Quality is our number one commitment. Using Nippon Industries’ manufacturing and design expertise, a select group of specialized factories were recruited to augment our core products and add complimentary products to our expansive line.

NIC’s expertise and diligence in selection and integration of quality fabs is world-renowned. Long-term supplier relationships (averaging over fifteen years) have been fostered by shared strategy and partnering management teams. Every step, from component design to raw material selection, manufacturing processing to final inspection is meticulously monitored.

NIC Test Centers Supporting Customers Worldwide: Melville, NY, USA & Tokyo, Japan

  • Application and Characteristic Data
  • Selection and Usage Support
  • Qualification and Correlation Test Data
  • Product Analysis and Comparison

Manufacturing and Quality Control

  • Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors
    • Japan - TS 16949 certified 2006
    • Japan - ISO 9001:2008 certified, 2010
    • Japan - ISO 9001:2008 certified, 2010
    • China - ISO 9001:2008 certified, 2010
    • Indonesia - ISO 9001:2000 certified, 2003
  • Ceramic Capacitors
    • Japan - TS 16949 certified 2013
    • Taiwan - ISO 9001:2008 certified, 2010
    • Taiwan - ISO 9001:2008 certified, 2008
    • Taiwan - ISO-9001:2000 certified, 2003
  • Double Layer Capacitors
    • Japan - ISO 9001:2000 certified 2004
    • Thailand - ISO 9001:2008 certified, 2009
  • Film Capacitors
    • Japan - ISO 9001:2008 certified, 2010
    • Taiwan - ISO 9001:2008 certified, 2005
  • Tantalum Electrolytic Capacitors
    • Japan - ISO 9001:2000 certified 2004
    • Thailand - ISO 9001:2008 certified, 2009
  • Magnetics
    • Japan - ISO 9001:2008 certified, 2010
    • Taiwan - ISO 9001:2008 certified, 2009
    • China - TS 16949 certified 2009
    • China - ISO 9001:2000 certified 2004
    • China - ISO 9001:2008 certified, 2005
    • China - ISO 9001:2000 certified 1997
  • Resistors
    • Japan - ISO 9001:2008 certified, 2008
    • Taiwan - TS 16949 certified 2011
    • Taiwan - ISO 9001:2008 certified, 2009
    • Taiwan - ISO 9001:2008 certified, 2008


Technology focused passive components. NIC is not only a supplier of commodity components - NIC develops and supplies custom, specialty, and increased quality automotive grade products. NIC designs and manufactures components that meet the demands of today’s emerging and cutting edge technology. We offer component solutions to build products with more features, in smaller and less expensive formats. From design to final production, NIC will be there every step of the way!

Performance Passives By Design

By focusing on the latest designs in the market today NIC has both the products & the tools to make your program easy from design to production.

  • QuickBUILDER for Part Selection - The quickest passive component search in the market today
  • Dedicated technical support including 3D rendings, CAD support, S-Parameters and performance graphs
  • Application Guides for recommended component selections for today's trending designs
  • Reference designs with an embedded interactive design tool lets you view designs from a library and modify on-site to meet your specific needs