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About Asahi Denso

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    Corporate name Asahi Denso Co., Ltd.
    Corporate address Headquarter and Plant
    6-2-1 Somejidai, Hamakita-ku, Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka, 434-0046 Japan
    TEL: +81-53-587-2111  FAX: +81-53-586-5080

    Iwata Plant
    473-10 Ohkubo, Iwata City, Shizuoka, 438-0002 Japan
    TEL: +81-538-38-3830  FAX: +81-538-38-3892
    President Hiroyuki Tejima
    Date of foundation August 8, 1961
    Capital 80,000,000 JPY
    Details of Business Development, design, manufacture and marketing of switches, locks, and electrical equipment used in motorcycles, automobiles, marine vessels, PWCs, ATVs, snowmobiles, construction machinery, agricultural machinery, industrial machinery and other equipment.
    Annual Sales 12,300,000,000 JPY (as of April, 2016)
    Employees 560 (580 group total)
    Group Company Asahi Tech Co., Ltd.
    2386 Shinpara, Hamakita-Ku, Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka, 434-0003 Japan
    This company is in charge of manufacturing key set parts for ignitions, tanks, and locks, which are Asahi Denso’s bread-and-butter products.
    Main customers Domestic: Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd., SUZUKI MOTOR CORPORATION, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd., Honda Motor Co., Ltd., JATCO Ltd., Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, Stanley Electric Co., Ltd., Aisin AW Co., Ltd., KUBOTA Corporation, Toyota Industries Corporation, Yanmar Co., Ltd.,
    Foreign: Triumph Motorcycles Ltd., Bombardier Recreational Products Ins., Polaris Industries Inc., Arctic Cat Inc., Mercury Marine, KTM-Sportmotorcycle AG, PIAGGIO & C. S.p.A., MV Agusta Motor S.p.A., Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A., Harley-Davidson Inc., Warn Industries Inc. and others
    Factories in Overseas Thai / THAI ASAHI DENSO CO., LTD.
    Thai / ASAHI DENSO R&D ASIA CO., LTD.
    Indonesia / PT. ASAHI DENSO INDONESIA
    Vietnam / ASAHI DENSO VIETNAM CO., LTD.
    Taiwan / CHAO-YANG ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS CO., LTD.

    History of Asahi Denso Co., Ltd.

    1947 Founded in Osaka City as Asahi Dengyo Co., Ltd.
    Started business with Mitsubishi Motors Corporation
    1955 Started business with Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. upon the latter’s foundin.
    Aug., 1959 Hamamatsu Factory built and operations started at the present site in Hamakita-cho (presently Hamakita-ku, Hamamatsu City).
    Aug., 1961 Incorporation of Asahi Denso Co., Ltd.
    Apr., 1962 Established own Development Department for own brand products.
    Oct., 1965 Started business with Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.
    Feb., 1967 Capital increased to 15,000,000 JPY.
    Aug., 1968 Started business with SUZUKI MOTOR CORPORATION.
    Dec., 1971 Capital increased to 20,000,000 JPY.
    Jul., 1972 Capital increased to 40,000,000 JPY.
    Jun., 1982 Capital increased to 80,000,000 JPY.
    May, 1987 Founding of Asahi Tech Co., Ltd.
    Dec., 1987 Founding of CHAO-YANG ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS CO., LTD.(Taiwan)
    Feb., 1997 Founding of THAI ASAHI DENSO CO., LTD.(Thailand)
    May, 1997 Acquisition of ISO9001
    Mar., 1999 Started business with JATCO Ltd.
    Oct., 2000 Started business with Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Feb., 2002 Completion of Iwata Plant / Technical Center
    Mar., 2003 Update of ISO9001 to the year 2000 version.
    Jun., 2003 Acquisition of ISO14001.
    Jul., 2004 Founding of PT. ASAHI DENSO INDONESIA. (Indonesia)
    Dec., 2004 Founding of ASAHI DENSO VIETNAM CO., LTD. (Vietnum)
    Jul., 2005 Update of ISO14001 to the year 2004 version.
    May., 2008 Headquarter moved to Somejidai, Hamakita-ku, Hamamatu City.
    Jan., 2016 Founding of ASAHI DENSO R&D ASIA CO., LTD.(Thailand)

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