Fuji Electric

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Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.
Native name
Romanized name
Fuji Denki kabushiki gaisha
Type Public KK
TYO: 6504
Nikkei 225 component
Industry Electrical equipment
Founded(August 29, 1923;97 years ago (1923-08-29))
HeadquartersGate City Ohsaki, East Tower, Ōsaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 141-0032, Japan
Key people
Michihiro Kitazawa [1]
(President and Chairman of the Board)
Productssee Divisions & Products
RevenueIncrease2.svg JPY 276.8 billion (FY 2016) (US$ 1.54 billion) (FY 2016)
Decrease2.svg JPY 19.6 billion (FY 2013) (US$ 190.2 million million) (FY 2013)
Number of employees
26,503 (consolidated, as of March 31, 2017)
Website Official website
Footnotes /references

Fuji Electric Co., Ltd. (富士電機株式会社, Fuji Denki Kabushiki-gaisha), operating under the brand name FE, is a Japanese electrical equipment company, manufacturing pressure transmitters, flowmeters, gas analyzers, controllers, inverters, pumps, generators, ICs, motors, and power equipment. [3]



Fuji Electric was established in 1923 as a capital and technology tie-up between Furukawa Electric, a spinoff from Furukawa zaibatsu company, and Siemens AG. [4] [5] The name “Fuji” is derived from Furukawa's “Fu” and Siemens' “Ji”, since German pronunciation of Siemens is written jiimensu in Japanese romanization. The characters used to write Mount Fuji were used as ateji.

In 1935, Fuji Electric spun off the telephone department as Fuji Tsushinki (lit. Fuji Communications Equipment, now Fujitsu). [4]

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