Company profile

Company Name

SHINKAWA Electric Co., Ltd.

Address

Mikawa-cho 10-9, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima, 730-0029 Japan

Foundation

April 1, 1927

Establishment

November 2, 1951

Capital

¥300 million

Sales

¥31.8 billion (fiscal year 2019)

End of Fiscal Term

January 31

Employees

720 (as of April 1, 2020)

Directors
President and Representative Director: Fumito Shinkawa
Senior Vice President: Kotaro Matsumoto
Director: Mitsunobu Yabuno
Director: Tomonori Fujii
Director: Kuniharu Kiyohara
Director: Tadaaki Ota
Director: Yoshimichi Shigemura
Director: Shuji Karasuda
Auditor: Akihiro Tohi
Certification
Quality management system
(ISO9001 : 2015)
Affiliated Companies

SHINKAWA Sensor Technology, Inc.
SHINSHIN Electric Co., Ltd.
SYC Corporation
SEC of America, Inc.
SHINKAWA Electric Asia Pte, Ltd.
SHINKAWA Electric of Shanghai Co., Ltd.
SHINKAWA Electric of Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.

Company history

Apr. 1927

Founded as Shinkawa Namito Shop.

Apr. 1947

Renamed to Shinkawa Namito Shop, Ltd. (Capital: ¥500,000)

Apr. 1947

Osaka Branch (now known as Kansai Branch) opened.

Nov. 1951

Established as a public company; Renamed to SHINKAWA Electric Co., Ltd. (Capital: ¥1 million)

Oct. 1957

Precision Instrument Factory (now known as Hiroshima Technical Center) completed.
Became a certified repair center for Yokogawa Electric Works, Ltd. (now known as Yokogawa Electric Corp.)

Nov. 1960

Fukuoka Local Office (now known as Kyushu Branch) opened.

July. 1961

Tokyo Office (Tokyo Head Office Sales department) opened.

July. 1962

SALPICK (Salt Damage Forecast Apparatus) manufacture and distribution started.

Jan. 1968

Hiroshima Branch (now known as Chugoku Branch) opened.

Apr. 1968

Head Office building completed.

Feb. 1977

RIVERNEW (eddy-current noncontact displacement/vibration sensors) manufacture and distribution started.

Oct. 1981

Nagoya Business Office (now known as Chubu Branch) opened.

Jun. 1983

Kita-Kyushu Local Office (now known as Kita-Kyushu Branch) opened.

Feb. 1987

Hiroshima Factory (now known as SHINKAWA Sensor Technology, Inc.) completed.

Apr. 1988

Shinkawa YHP Co., Ltd. (now known as SYC Corporation) established as a joint venture with Yokogawa Hewlett-Packard Co., Ltd.)

Apr. 1991

Chicago Representative Office opened.

Apr. 1992

Onoda Business Office (now known as Ube Branch) constructed a new building and moved in.

Feb. 1994

Hiroshima Factory spun off; SHINKAWA Sensor Technology, Inc. established.

Apr. 1998

Certified by the quality management system ISO9001

Aug. 2000

Chicago Representative Office closed. SEC of America, Inc. established.

Apr. 2001

SHINKAWA Electric Asia Pte, Ltd. established.

Jul. 2001

Shanghai Representative Office opened.

Mar. 2003

Analysis Customer Center opened.

Aug. 2004

Shanghai Representative Office closed. SHINKAWA Electric of Shanghai Co., Ltd. established.

Apr. 2006

Capital increased to ¥200 million

Apr. 2009

Certified by the quality management system ISO9001 – 2008

Oct. 2010

SHINKAWA Electric Co., Ltd. Hanoi Representative Office established.

May. 2011

Capital incerased to ¥300 million

Aug. 2011

SHINKAWA Electric of Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. established.

Mar. 2015

Certified by the quality management system ISO9001 – 2008

Mar. 2019

Hikari Business Office opened.