Manufacturer

Name of company Established year No. of Employees Original company established year Sales Average employees age
Sony 1946 140,900 1946 7,767.3 billion yen 42.5
Panasonic 1935 266,316 1918 7,736.5 Billion yen 44.9
Toshiba 1904 200,260 1890 6,502.5 Billion yen 42.7
Mitsubishi Electoric 1921 124,305 1917 4,054.4 Billion yen 40.4
Hitachi 1920 325,700 1910 9,616.2 billion yen 40.7
Fujitsu 1935 162,393 1884 4,762.4 Billion yen 42.9
Canon 1937 194,128 1933 3,731.4 billion yen 41.4
Fuji Film HD 2996 79,192 1934 2,440.0 Billion yen 45.2
Kyocera 1982 69,628 1959 1,447.4 Billion yen 40.6
Sumitomo Electric Industries 1911 232,936 1897 2,568.8 Billion yen 41.2
Toyota 1937 342,872 1933 25,691.9 Billion yen 38.8
Nissan 1933 142,925 1910 10,482.5 Billion yen 42.8
Honda 1948 198,561 1946 11,842.5 Billion yen 44.5
Suzuki 1920 57,782 1909 2,938.3 Billion yen 38.5
Denso 1949 142,171 1895 4,094.9 Billion yen 42.2
Bridgestone 1931 144,875 1918 3,568.1 Billion yen 38.8
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries 1950 80,583 1887 3,349.6 Billion yen 38.7
NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION 1950 84,361 1896 5,516.2 Billion yen 39.2
JFEHD 2002 57,210 1912 3,666.9 Billion yen 44.5
Kobe Steel,Ltd 1911 36,019 1905 1,824.7 Billion yen 40.7
JXHD 2010 26,616 1888 12,412.0 Billion yen 44.5
Cosmo Oil 1939 1,714 1907 3,537.8 Billion yen 41.8
Tonen General Sekiyu 1947 3,590 1939 3,241.2 Billion yen 40.7
Mitsubishi Chemical HD 2005 56,031 1918 3,498.8 Billion yen 45.7
Sumitomo Chemical 1925 30,745 1913 2,243.8 Billion yen 39.1
Asahi Kasei 1931 29,823 1922 1,897.8 Billion yen 42.8
Toray 1926 45,881 N/A 1,837.8 Billion yen 36.5
Shiseido 1927 33,054 1872 762.0 Billion yen 42.0
Kao 1940 33,188 1887 1,315.2 Billion yen 42.3
02 Japanese 3 big company groups and the other major companies