| TYO: 1332 |
Nikkei 225 Component
|Founded||Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi, Japan (1911 )|
|Headquarters||Nishi-Shimbashi Square, 1-3-1, Nishi-Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8676, Japan|
|Norio Hosomi, (CEO and President)|
|Revenue||$ 6.03 billion (FY 2012) (¥ 566.858 billion) (FY 2012)|
|$ -50.94 million (FY 2012) (¥ -4.789 billion) (FY 2012)|
Number of employees
|10,175 (consolidated) (as of March 31, 2013)|
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