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Mitsuba Corporation

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Type  Public KK
Industry  Automotive
Number of employees  19,555
Traded as  TYO: 7280
Founded  8 March 1946
Mitsuba Corporation wwwmitsubacojpvideomitsubav01jpg
Key people  Noboru Hino (Chairman and CEO)Yuichi Nagase (President and COO)
Products  Car electrical components Motorcycle components Nursing care equipment Solar car & EV products
Revenue  US$ 2.64 billion (FY 2013) (¥ 272.54 billion) (FY 2013)
Stock price  7280 (TYO) JP¥ 2,199 +15.00 (+0.69%)14 Mar, 3:00 PM GMT+9 - Disclaimer
Headquarters  Kiryu, Gunma Prefecture, Japan

MITSUBA Corporation (株式会社ミツバ, Kabushiki-gaisha MITSUBA) or simply MITSUBA, is a Japanese manufacturer of automobile parts including electrical components for wiper systems, door mirrors, power window motors, fuel pumps, and pressure regulators.

Mitsuba is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and as of March 2014, comprises 47 companies.

The company was involved in development of Tokai Challenger project, a solar car built by Tokai University. Mitsuba manufactured the car's brushless DC direct drive motor.


  • 1946 - Mitsuba Electric Mfg. Co., Ltd. was founded in Kiryu, Gunma Prefecture. Production and sale of generator lamps for bicycles began.
  • 1951 - Production and sale of auto horns began as the first auto related business.
  • 1956 - Production and sale of wiper motors began.
  • 1960 - Production and sale of starters for small motorcycles began.
  • 1970 - Ryomo Computing Center Co., Ltd. was founded. (Renamed to Ryomo Systems Co., Ltd. in 1982)
  • 1977 - Initial public offering on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
  • 1986 - American Mitsuba Corporation was founded in Illinois, U.S.A.
  • 1988 - Mitsuba shares were listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
  • 1989 - Listing of Mitsuba shares was changed to the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
  • 1996 - Business name was changed to Mitsuba Corporation.
  • 1997 - Mitsuba announced the New Mitsuba Environmental Declaration and Guidelines for Action.
  • 2006 - MITSUBA WAY was established.
  • 2007 - The Jidosha Denki Kogyo Co., Ltd. (Jideco) merged with Mitsuba.
  • References

    Mitsuba Corporation Wikipedia

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