DENSO CORPORATION (株式会社デンソー, Kabushiki-Gaisha Densō) is a global automotive components manufacturer headquartered in the city of Kariya , Aichi Prefecture , Japan.
After becoming independent from
As of 2016, Denso Corporation consisted of 189 subsidiaries (63 in Japan, 34 in the Americas, 34 in Europe and 58 in Asia/Oceania) with a total of 151,775 employees. The company is further escalating its global production structure by establishing manufacturing complexes in India, Mexico and Indonesia in order to accommodate further global demand for their products. In 2013 Denso was listed at #242 on the Fortune Global 500 list with a total revenue of $43.1 billion.
The word Denso 電装 (Den-So) is derived from the two Japanese words Den-Ki (Electric) and So-Chi (Equipment).
The company is known for developing and manufacturing various
auto-parts including but not limited to: Gasoline/Diesel Engine
Components, Hybrid Vehicle Components, Climate Control Systems,
Instrument Clusters, Air-Bag Systems, Pre-Crash Radar Systems and
Spark Plugs. Moreover,
Denso also develops and manufactures
non-automotive components such as Household Heating Equipments,
Industrial Robots and
QR Code . The
Denso Industrial Robot gained wide
public attention in
In 2014, Denso's global sales were distributed as follows:
* Thermal Systems 30.4%
* Powertrain Control Systems 35.0%
* Electronic Systems 15.3%
* Electric Systems 9.4%
* Electric Motors 7.0%
Denso Wave is a subsidiary that produces automatic identification
products (bar-code readers and related products), industrial robots
and programmable logic controllers . They are noted for creating the
QR code , are a member of the
DENSO INTERNATIONAL AMERICA
Denso International America is the American subsidiary of Denso Corporation.
Denso Corporation decided to expand overseas from Kariya,
In September 1975
Denso International America opened a service center
Cedar Falls, Iowa . This was opened due to an agricultural parts
Denso International America employs over 17,000 people at 38 locations between North, Central, and South America. At year end, on March 31, 2008, combined sales totaled $8.3 billion for all American locations.
On January 30, 2012, the
US Justice Department announced after two
years of investigation that it had discovered part of a massive price
fixing scheme in which
Yazaki played a significant role. The
conspiracy, which fixed prices and allocated components to such car
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* ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDb-Zv83prU
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Densocorp-na.com. Retrieved 2012-03-25.
* ^ Proud Past, Strong Future: A History of DENSO’s First 50
Years (pg. 112-115)