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Furukawa Electric is a company that manufactures and sells telecommunications, energy, automobile, electronic parts, and construction products. It offers telecommunications products, such as broadband systems, routers/network equipment, optical fiber sensing systems, and wireless products, and optical fiber cables and identifiers, optical closures and termination boxes, optical connectors/cords. The company also provides energy products, including power cables, cable-related equipment/connection and terminal products. In addition, Furukawa Electric delivers electronics parts materials, fluorescent lamps, and LED reflectors, as well as healthcare products.
HQTokyo, JP

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2020)50,232(-3%)
Revenue (FY, 2020)¥914.4 B(-7%)
Share Price (Oct 2021)¥2.5 K
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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Key People/Management at Furukawa Electric

Mitsuyoshi Shibata

Mitsuyoshi Shibata

Chairman of the Board
Keiichi Kobayashi

Keiichi Kobayashi

Sumitaka Fujita

Sumitaka Fujita

Director and Member of the Board
Osamu Tsukamoto

Osamu Tsukamoto

Director and Member of the Board
Akira Nakamoto

Akira Nakamoto

Director and Member of the Board
Yoshiro Miyokawa

Yoshiro Miyokawa

Director and Member of the Board
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Furukawa Electric Office Locations

Furukawa Electric has offices in Tokyo, Chiba, Fukaya, Hiratsuka and in 58 other locations
Tokyo, JP (HQ)
2-3, Marunouchi 2-chome, Chiyodaku
Chiba, JP
195, shinminato, Mihama-ku
Chiba, JP
6, Yawatakaigandori, Ichihara
Fukaya, JP
1351, Uwanodai
Hiratsuka, JP
1-8, Higashiyawata 5-chome
Hiratsuka, JP
5-1-9, Higashiyawata
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Furukawa Electric Financials and Metrics

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Furukawa Electric's revenue was reported to be ¥914.44 b in FY, 2020 which is a 7.8% decrease from the previous period.

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Furukawa Electric's current market capitalization is ¥179.4 b.
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Furukawa Electric Operating Metrics

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7.02 k7.16 k7.43 k

Patents (Domestic)

4.57 k4.52 k4.52 k

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2.45 k2.64 k2.91 k
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Furukawa Electric Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
SuperPower Inc.February 07, 2012
American Furukawa, Inc.
Broadcasting Co., Ltd.
Chongqing Changhua Automobile Harness Co., Ltd.
FCM Co., Ltd.
FE Magnet Wire (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
Foam Kasei Co., Ltd.
Furukawa Automotive Parts (Dongguan) Ltd.
Furukawa Automotive Parts (Vietnam) Inc.
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Furukawa Electric Revenue Breakdown

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Furukawa Electric revenue breakdown by business segment: 5.3% from Service and Development etc., 29.4% from Infrastructure, 12.1% from Functional Products and 53.3% from Electronics & Automotive Systems

Furukawa Electric revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 8.6% from North Middle America, 54.2% from Japan, 8.2% from China, 20.0% from Other Asia and 9.0% from Other

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Furukawa Electric News and Updates

Insights on the Fiber Optic Cables Global Market to 2026 - Featuring AFL, Coherent and Furukawa Electric Among Others

Dublin, Sept. 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Fiber Optic Cables Market Research Report by Application, by End Use, by Region - Global Forecast to 2026 - Cumulative Impact of COVID-19" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Global Fiber Optic Cables Market size was estim…

Furukawa Electric and Fujitsu Optical Components to Collaborate on the Development of Next-Generation Integrated Devices for Optical Communications

Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. (Head Office: 2-6-4 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Keiichi Kobayashi; hereafter “Furukawa Electric”) and Fujitsu Optical Components Limited (Head Office: 4-1-1 Kamikodanaka, Nakahara-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa; President & CEO: Kazuhiko Taniguchi; hereafter “…

Development of Ultra-High Fiber Count Optical Cable which uses 16-Fiber Rollable Ribbons, and Ribbon Fusion Splicer

Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. (Head Office: 2-6-4 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, President: Keiichi Kobayashi) has developed a thin ultra-high fiber count 6,912-fiber optical cable which implements thin 16-fiber rollable ribbons, as well as the S124M16 ribbon fusion splicer and its related tools. These …

Global Fiber Optics Market Report 2021-2027 with Focus on Select Players - Corning, Finisar, Finolex Cables, Furukawa Electric, General Cable, LEONI, LS Cable & System, Prysmian

Dublin, June 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Fiber Optics - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Increased Production of High-Power DFB Laser Diode Chips for Signal Light Sources

Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. (Head Office: 2-2-3 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Keiichi Kobayashi) will increase its production capacity for DFB laser diode chips to be more than doubled.

Laser Light Sources to enable ultra-wide spectral bandwidth for Optical Communications

Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. (Head Office: 2-3, Marunouchi 2-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Keiichi Kobayashi; hereafter "Furukawa Electric") has developed the new laser light source products for wide-band optical communication for SUPER C-band and SUPER L-band, the wide tuning range micro-ITLA…
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Furukawa Electric Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Furukawa Electric founded?

    Furukawa Electric was founded in 1884.

  • Who are Furukawa Electric key executives?

    Furukawa Electric's key executives are Mitsuyoshi Shibata, Keiichi Kobayashi and Sumitaka Fujita.

  • How many employees does Furukawa Electric have?

    Furukawa Electric has 50,232 employees.

  • What is Furukawa Electric revenue?

    Latest Furukawa Electric annual revenue is ¥914.4 b.

  • What is Furukawa Electric revenue per employee?

    Latest Furukawa Electric revenue per employee is ¥18.2 m.

  • Who are Furukawa Electric competitors?

    Competitors of Furukawa Electric include BTW, Prysmian Group and Nexans.

  • Where is Furukawa Electric headquarters?

    Furukawa Electric headquarters is located at 2-3, Marunouchi 2-chome, Chiyodaku, Tokyo.

  • Where are Furukawa Electric offices?

    Furukawa Electric has offices in Tokyo, Chiba, Fukaya, Hiratsuka and in 58 other locations.

  • How many offices does Furukawa Electric have?

    Furukawa Electric has 88 offices.