Hirose Electric Group

Hirose Electric Co., Ltd. (ヒロセ電機株式会社, Hirose Denki kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese company specializing in the manufacturing of electric connectors. The company was founded in 1937 as Hirose Manufacturing, changed its name to Hirose Electric in August 1963 and started selling internationally in 1968.[2]

Hirose Electric Co., Ltd.
Native name
ヒロセ電機株式会社
Public KK
Traded asTYO: 6806
ISINJP3799000009 Edit this on Wikidata
IndustryElectronics
FoundedTokyo (August 15, 1937; 82 years ago (1937-08-15))
HeadquartersOsaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 141-8587, Japan
Key people
Kazunori Ishii
(President and CEO)
Products
RevenueIncrease JPY 125.7 billion (FY 2014) (US$ 1.1 billion) (FY 2014)
Increase JPY 22.9 billion (FY 2014) (US$ 92.5 million) (FY 2014)
Number of employees
4,044 (as of March 31, 2015)
WebsiteOfficial website
Footnotes / references
[1][2][3]

Hirose also manufactures flexible printed circuits for smartphones and gets about 70 percent of revenue from outside Japan.[4]

ConnectorsEdit

Hirose is mainly known for its ".FL" series of surface-mount connectors, the best-known being Hirose U.FL used in Wi-Fi equipment. They include:[5]

Name Length Width Height (Typ. / Max.)
H.FL
(=Sunridge MCG)
4.5 5 3
E.FL 3.4 3.4 3
U.FL
(=I-PEX MHL1)
3.1 3.0 2.4 / 2.5
U.FL(V) 3.1 3.0 1.9 / 2.0
W.FL(G) 2.0 2.0 1.65 / 1.85
W.FL
(=I-PEX MHL3)
2.0 2.0 1.4 / 1.55
All units are in millimeters.

Product galleryEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Corporate Data". Hirose Electric. Archived from the original on November 7, 2017. Retrieved September 28, 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Company Snapshot". Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved September 28, 2015.
  3. ^ "Company Financials". Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved September 28, 2015.
  4. ^ "Topix Retreats First Time in Eight Days on Yen". Bloomberg L.P. July 22, 2015. Retrieved September 28, 2015.
  5. ^ "U.FL and W.FL Series Connectors - Hirose │ DigiKey". www.digikey.hk. Retrieved November 7, 2019.

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