The Keihin Corporation (株式会社ケーヒン Kabushiki-gaisha Keihin) was founded December 19, 1956, and maintains its head office in Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo, Japan. It produces carburetors and fuel injection, and is a major supplier to Honda. Honda owns nearly half of the company shares. The company also supplies motorcycle producers, among them Triumph, Suzuki, Kawasaki, KTM, Royal Enfield and Harley-Davidson.
|Traded as||TYO: 7251|
|Founded||December 19, 1956|
|Revenue||JPY 351 billion (FY 2017) (US$ 3.1 billion) (FY 2017)|
|JPY 17.8 billion (FY 2017) (US$ 160 million) (FY 2017)|
Number of employees
|22,310 (consolidated, as of March 31, 2017)|
|Footnotes / references|
In addition to carburetors, Keihin supplies the automotive industry with engine, transmission and climate control products, including intake manifold assemblies, HVAC assemblies, compressors, valves, solenoids and electronic control units.
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- Klier, Thomas H.; Rubenstein, James M. (2008). Who Really Made Your Car?: Restructuring and Geographic Change in the Auto Industry. W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. p. 266. ISBN 978-0-88099-333-3.
- "Keihin Corp. changes its name in the U.S." The Daily Southerner. April 1, 2009. Retrieved January 28, 2014.