|Traded as||TYO: 6737|
|Founded||Hakui, Ishikawa, Japan (March 1968 )|
|Headquarters||153 Shimokashiwano, Hakusan, Ishikawa 924-8566, Japan|
(President and CEO)
|Revenue||¥ 73.64 billion) (FY 2013)|
US$ 53 million (FY 2013)(¥ 5.43 billion) (FY 2013)
Number of employees
|1,675 (consolidated, as of March 31, 2014)|
Footnotes / references|
Eizo Corporation (EIZO株式会社 EIZO Kabushiki-gaisha) or EIZO, is a manufacturer of high-end computer displays. A Japanese corporation, it was founded in March 1968 but did not adopt its current name until 2013. It has its headquarters in Hakusan, Ishikawa Prefecture.
The name Eizo is a reference to the Japanese word meaning "image", 映像, eizō in romaji.
The company was founded as Hakui Electronic Corporation in Hakui, Ishikawa, Japan, in 1968; it initially manufactured televisions. In March 1973, it became Nanao Corporation. In 1976, it began manufacture of industrial monitors, and in 1981 started making PC monitors.
Hitec Associates Ltd was founded in 1984 as a sales subsidiary of Nanao specifically for the European market.
In 1985, "Eizo" was launched as a brand by Hitec Associates in Europe. In the same period, parent company Nanao founded offices in the United States to launch products in that region under the "Nanao" brand as in Japan.
In January 1990, Hitec Associates Ltd was renamed Eizo Corporation.
Eizo's products include:
- LCD Monitors (FlexScan Series)
- Graphics monitors (ColorEdge Series)
- Arcade machine monitors
- Touch panel and industrial monitors (DuraVision Series)
- Medical display systems (RadiForce Series)
- Home entertainment monitors (FORIS Series)
- Air traffic control monitors (Raptor Series)
References and footnotes
- Official website (English)