Hirose Electric Group

Hirose Electric Co., Ltd.
Native name
Public KK
Traded as TYO: 6806
Industry Electronics
Founded Tokyo (August 15, 1937 (1937-08-15))
Headquarters Osaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 141-8587, Japan
Key people
Kazunori Ishii
(President and CEO)

Increase JPY 125.7 billion (FY 2014)

(US$ 1.1 billion) (FY 2014)

Increase JPY 22.9 billion (FY 2014)

(US$ 92.5 million) (FY 2014)
Number of employees
4,044 (as of March 31, 2015)
Website Official website
Footnotes / references

Hirose Electric Co., Ltd. (ヒロセ電機株式会社 Hirose Denki kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese company specializing in the manufacturing of electric connectors. The company was founded in 1937 as Hirose Manufacturing, changed its name to Hirose Electric in August 1963 and started selling internationally in 1968.[2]

Hirose also manufactures flexible printed circuits for smartphones and gets about 70 percent of revenue from outside Japan.[4]

Product gallery

A Hirose 3560-16S used for RS-232 on a Tatung TWN-5213 CU tablet computer 
Hirose TM21 modular plug 

See also


  1. "Corporate Data". Hirose Electric. Retrieved September 28, 2015.
  2. 1 2 "Company Snapshot". Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved September 28, 2015.
  3. "Company Financials". Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved September 28, 2015.
  4. "Topix Retreats First Time in Eight Days on Yen". Bloomberg L.P. July 22, 2015. Retrieved September 28, 2015.

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