Keihin Corporation

Company Profile



Shinjuku Nomura Bldg. 39F, 1-26-2 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 163-0539 Japan

Business Overview

-The leading parts manufacturer in the Honda Group. The Company has global top share in carburetors.
-The Company will continues to lead the world as a "manufacturer of integrated systems" for all sources of energy.


  • Respond to even further advances being made in gasoline engines
  • Be ready for alternative fuels such as CNG (compressed natural gas) and bio-ethanol.
  • Make key devices used for driving systems that will replace internal combustion engine in hybrid vehicles, electric vehicles, and fuel cell vehicles.
  • Focus on air conditioning systems


  • Make good use of world-beating carburetor technology to lead the world in readiness for electronic fuel injection systems.


-Listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. (As of Mar. 31, 2016)
Name or Company Name Investment Ratio (%)
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. 41.33
Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (Trust Account) 4.66
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. 2.62
The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust Account) 1.79
JP Morgan Chase Bank 385632 1.70
Customer share holding commission 1.37
State Street Bank and Trust Company 505103 1.24
The Bank of New York 133522 1.24
State Street Bank and Trust Company 1.23
State Street Bank and Trust Client Omnibus Account OM02 505002 1.20
Total 58.39


Powertrain Products
Engine device
-Fuel pipe assemblies
-Intake manifolds
-Throttle bodies
-Spool valves
-EGR valves
-Active control engine mount solenoids (for VCM)

Transmission device
-Solenoid Valves
-Linear solenoid valves for AT
-Linear solenoid valves for CVT

Electric control products
-Motor and battery ECU's for hybrid vehicles
-ECU's for Active control engine mount
-ECU's for AWD

Alternative fuel vehicles
-CNG pressure regulators
-Oil trap filters
-CNG injectors

Air conditioning products
-HVAC units
-Ambient sensors

Safety products
-SRS unit and sensors
-Pop-Up hood unit and sensors


Dec. 1956 Established with capital of 700 yen million in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture.
Mar. 1957 Following the establishment of a plant, received an order for automotive component machining and finishing from Komatsu
Dec. 1964 Listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Aug. 1969 Constructed a main plant for carburetor (Kakuda Plant) in Kakuda, Miyagi prefecture.
Feb. 1986 Moved headquarters to Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo.
Apr. 1990 Established R&D center in Kakuda, Miyagi Prefecture.
Sep. 1994 Listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
July 1997 Established Keihin Caroline System Technology Inc. in North Carolina, USA.
Feb. 1999 Established Keihin Aircon North America Inc. in Indiana, USA.
Jan. 2001 Refined corporate logo.
Jan. 2001 Moved the Sayama Plant.
Mar. 2001 Started plant construction in Brazil.
May 2001 Established a new company in North America.
Apr. 2001 Spun off the production related departments at Keihin Indiana Precision Technology Inc. and turned it into Keihin IPT Manufacturing Inc. (currently a local/Japanese consolidated subsidiary).
Feb. 2002 Spun off the air conditioning system department at Keihin Philippines Corporation and turned it into Keihin Autoparts (Philippines) Corporation (currently a local/Japanese consolidated subsidiary).
Mar. 2002 Established Dongguan Keihin Engine Management System Co., Ltd. in China, which is currently a consolidated subsidiary.
Oct. 2002 Established Keihin Canada Service Inc., which is currently a consolidated subsidiary in Canada.
Mar. 2003 Established Keihin R&D China Co., Ltd. in China, which is currently a consolidated subsidiary.
Nov. 2003 Established PT Keihin Indonesia, which is which is currently a consolidated subsidiary in Indonesia.
Apr. 2007 Established Keihin Michigan Manufacturing, LLC. in Michigan, USA (which is currently a consolidated subsidiary).
Apr. 2009 Established Tochigi Office in Takanezawa Town, Tochigi Pref., Japan.
Established Miyagi Office in Kakuda City, Miyagi Pref., Japan.
Dec. 2009 Established Keihin Asia Bangkok Co., Ltd. in Thailand.
Jan. 2011 Established Keihin Malaysia Manufacturing SDN. BHD. in Malaysia.
Apr. 2011 Merged Keihin Fuel Systems Inc. into Keihin North America Inc.
Jun. 2011 Established Keihin Vietnam Co., Ltd.
Jul. 2011 Established Keihin Automotive Systems India Pvt. Ltd.
Jan. 2012 Acquired the automotive climate-control heat-exchanger business from Showa Denko through a stock-transfer, so the following companies became subsidiaries: Keihin Thermal Technology; Keihin Thermal Technology of America, Inc.; Keihin Thermal Technology (Thailand) Co., Ltd.; Grand Ocean-Showa Auto Air Conditioning (Dalian) Co., Ltd.; and Keihin Thermal Technology Czech, s.r.o.
Feb. 2012 Established Keihin De Mexico S.A. De C.V.
Jan. 2013 Merged Keihin Sogyo Co., Ltd. into Kanazu Mfg. Co., Ltd. (the surviving company), renaming the company Keihin Sakura Corporation.
Jul, 2014 Established Keihin (Wuhan) Automotive Components Co., Ltd.

Supplemental Information 1