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Hamamatsu Photonics is a company manufacturing and selling photomultiplier tubes, imaging devices, light sources, opto-semiconductors, and imaging and analyzing systems. It operates through three segments: Electron Tube, Opto-Semiconductor, and Imaging and Measurement Instruments. The Electron Tube segment provides photomultiplier tubes, electron multipliers, microchannel plates, image intensifiers, X-ray products, and various light sources for use in medical, chemical analysis, measurement, industrial testing, and academic research applications. The Opto-Semiconductor segment offers silicon photodiodes, photo IC components, position-sensitive and infrared detectors, image sensors for low-light-level imaging and X-ray imaging, mini-spectrometers, and light-emitting devices for applications in medical imaging, high-energy physics, and scientific measurement. The Imaging and Measurement Instruments segment provides a range of cameras for scientific and industrial applications, as well as specialized instruments for use in the fields of pharmaceutical development, semiconductor manufacturing, X-ray nondestructive inspection, spectrophotometry, and optical communications. Hamamatsu Photonics is also involved in the semiconductor laser and hotel operation businesses.
HQHamamatsu, JP
Employee Ratings3.4

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)5,195(+4%)
Revenue (FY, 2021)¥169 B(+21%)
Share Price (May 2022)$43.2
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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Key People/Management at Hamamatsu Photonics

Akira Hiruma

Akira Hiruma

Representative Director, President, Chief Executive Officer
Kenji Suzuki

Kenji Suzuki

Representative Director and Vice President COO
Kenji Yoshida

Kenji Yoshida

Director, Managing Executive Officer
Tadashi Maruno

Tadashi Maruno

Director, Managing Executive Officer
Takayuki Suzuki

Takayuki Suzuki

Director, Managing Executive Officer
Naofumi Toriyama

Naofumi Toriyama

Senior Executive Officer
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Hamamatsu Photonics Office Locations

Hamamatsu Photonics has offices in Hamamatsu, Fukuoka-shi, Iwata, Osaka and in 25 other locations
Hamamatsu, JP (HQ)
325-6, Sunayama-cho, Naka-ku
Fukuoka-shi, JP
Building 5F, 1-chōme-13-6 Hakataekihigashi, Hakata-ku
Hamamatsu, JP
1126-1 Ichinochō, Higashi Ward
Hamamatsu, JP
1128 Shingaichō, Minami Ward
Hamamatsu, JP
1705 Tennōchō, Higashi Ward
Hamamatsu, JP
1-chōme-8-3 Shinmiyakoda, Kita Ward
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Hamamatsu Photonics Financials and Metrics

Hamamatsu Photonics Revenue

Hamamatsu Photonics's revenue was reported to be ¥169.03 b in FY, 2021

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Hamamatsu Photonics's current market capitalization is $6.9 b.
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Hamamatsu Photonics Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Energetiq TechnologySeptember 22, 2017
Beijing Hamamatsu Photon Techniques Inc.
Energetiq Technology, Inc.
Hamamatsu Corporation
Hamamatsu Photonics (China) Co., Ltd.
Hamamatsu Photonics Deutschland GmbH
Hamamatsu Photonics Europe GmbH
Hamamatsu Photonics France S.A.R.L.
Hamamatsu Photonics Israel Ltd.
Hamamatsu Photonics Italia S.r.l.
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Hamamatsu Photonics Revenue Breakdown

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Hamamatsu Photonics revenue breakdown by business segment: 12.5% from IMAGING AND MEASUREMENT INSTRUMENTS, 38.5% from ELECTRON TUBE, 45.7% from OPTICAL SEMICONDUCTOR and 3.3% from Other

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Hamamatsu Photonics's employees are reported to be approximately 17% female and 83% male.
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Hamamatsu Photonics Cybersecurity Score

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Hamamatsu Photonics News and Updates

Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. announces Revision of Consolidated Financial Forecast and Projected Dividend for the FY2022

In light of recent trends in business performance, Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. revised the financial forecasts and the projected dividend per share announced on November 11, 2021.

Hamamatsu Photonics has developed the world’s first THz image intensifier

Hamamatsu Photonics has developed the world’s first terahertz image intensifier (THz image intensifier or simply THz-I.I.) by leveraging its imaging technology fostered over many years. This THz-I.I. has high resolution and fast response which allows for real-time imaging of terahertz wave (*) pulse…

Hamamatsu Photonics announces the world’s first QCL module with a tunable frequency range from 0.42 to 2 THz

Hamamatsu’s breakthrough was achieved by analyzing the principle governing the generation of terahertz waves※1 which enhance the QCL’s※2 output power, and the configuration of the highly efficient external cavity※3 while using our advanced optical design technology.

Financial Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year ending September 30, 2022

During the first quarter of this fiscal year (three months ended December 31, 2021), Japan's economy was gradually recovering as seen in increases in corporate earnings and capital investment in some sectors, among other factors.

Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. and Techcyte Collaborate to Advance Clinical Pathology

Hamamatsu Photonics K.K., a leading provider of whole slide imaging systems, is working with Techcyte, a leading provider of a clinical pathology A.I. platform, to advance clinical pathology by improving whole slide imaging of non-histology samples.

HAMAMATSU Photonics Group Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Targets Certified by SBTi

On October 2021, HAMAMATSU Photonics has had its emissions reduction targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative as consistent with levels required to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.
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Hamamatsu Photonics Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Hamamatsu Photonics founded?

    Hamamatsu Photonics was founded in 1953.

  • Who are Hamamatsu Photonics key executives?

    Hamamatsu Photonics's key executives are Akira Hiruma, Kenji Suzuki and Kenji Yoshida.

  • How many employees does Hamamatsu Photonics have?

    Hamamatsu Photonics has 5,195 employees.

  • What is Hamamatsu Photonics revenue?

    Latest Hamamatsu Photonics annual revenue is ¥169 b.

  • What is Hamamatsu Photonics revenue per employee?

    Latest Hamamatsu Photonics revenue per employee is ¥32.5 m.

  • Who are Hamamatsu Photonics competitors?

    Competitors of Hamamatsu Photonics include Excelitas Technologies, Renesas Semiconductor Manufacturing and First Sensor.

  • Where is Hamamatsu Photonics headquarters?

    Hamamatsu Photonics headquarters is located at 325-6, Sunayama-cho, Naka-ku, Hamamatsu.

  • Where are Hamamatsu Photonics offices?

    Hamamatsu Photonics has offices in Hamamatsu, Fukuoka-shi, Iwata, Osaka and in 25 other locations.

  • How many offices does Hamamatsu Photonics have?

    Hamamatsu Photonics has 39 offices.