Rubycon Corporation

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Rubycon Corporation
Native name
Type Private KK
Industry Electronics
Founded(April 28, 1952;69 years ago (1952-04-28))
HeadquartersNishi-Minowa, Ina City, Nagano Prefecture 399-4593, Japan
Key people
Itsuaki Tonouchi
(President and CEO)
RevenueIncrease2.svg JPY 64 billion (FY 2013) (US$ 629.4 million) (FY 2013)
Number of employees
3,000 (consolidated)
Footnotes /references
[1] [2]

Rubycon Corporation (ルビコン株式会社, Rubikon Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese electronics company, whose main products are electrolytic capacitors (AECs), film capacitors and power supply units [2] with a wide range of applications including consumer, industrial, power, lighting and automotive.

Founded in 1952 as Nihon Denkai Seisakusho (有限会社日本電解製作所), it changed its name to Shin-Ei Electronics Inc. (信英電子株式会社) in 1960. [3] [4] The company was formerly known as Seibu Shin-Ei Inc. and changed the name to Rubycon Corporation in December 1990. [2]

Rubycon holds a significant world market share in the capacitor market and has 11 production sites, 10 in Japan and one in Indonesia. Rubycon appointed Supreme Components International, a Singapore-based electronics distributor as their franchised distributor. [5]

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  2. 1 2 3 "Company Snapshot". Bloomberg Businessweek . Retrieved June 13, 2015.
  3. "About Rubycon : History/Hybrid,Capacitor,Power Supply Units RUBYCON CORPORATION".
  4. "ルビコンについて:会社沿革/ハイブリッド、コンデンサ、キャパシタのルビコン株式会社".
  5. "Rubycon appoints SCI, Singapore as their authorized distributor". Supreme Components International (SCI). May 24, 2010. Retrieved June 13, 2015.