DENSO Corporation announced that it will transfer ownership of its Higashi Hiroshima Plant to subsidiary DENSO Kyushu on April 1, 2021. The plant will be renamed DENSO Kyushu Higashi Hiroshima Plant.
The DENSO Group has long manufactured compact motors for automotive wiper systems and washer systems at the Higashi Hiroshima Plant. DENSO Kyushu, which has a Kitakyushu Plant and Hiroshima Plant nearby that manufacture thermal system products, diesel fuel injection systems and components, and gasoline fuel injection systems and components.
By transferring the Higashi Hiroshima Plant to DENSO Kyushu, The companies will increase collaboration and share resources that strengthen the engineering and overall capabilities of each.
The DENSO Kyushu Higashi Hiroshima Plant will manufacture products for customers in West Japan. DENSO and DENSO Kyushu remain committed to manufacturing high-quality products for customers.
Profile of the Higashi Hiroshima Plant
|1. Name||DENSO Higashi Hiroshima Plant|
|2. Location||2-15-1 Iida, Happonmatsu, Higashihiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan|
|3. Establishment||April 1979|
|4. Business description||Manufacture of compact motors for automotive wiper systems, washer systems, etc.|
Profile of DENSO Kyushu
|1. Name||DENSO Kyushu Corporation|
|2. Location||Head office/Kitakyushu Plant : 5-4-1 Honjo, Yahatanishi-ku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan|
Hiroshima Plant: 2-5-1, Kamisenominami, Aki-ku, Hiroshima, Japan
|3. President||Yukio Asano|
|4. Establishment||August 2005|
|5. Capital||6.01 billion yen (100% owned by DENSO Corporation)|
|6. Employees||1,566 (as of the end of May 2020)|
|7. Business description||Manufacture of thermal systems products, diesel fuel injection systems and components, and gasoline fuel injection systems and components|