Ibiden Co., Ltd. (イビデン株式会社 Ibiden Kabushiki-kaisha) is a Japanese electronics company headquartered in Ogaki, Gifu prefecture that manufactures electronics-related products, such as printed circuit boards and IC packaging. The company also makes ceramics products, including particulate filters for diesel engines, for which it has a 50% market share in Europe.
Ibiden headquarters building
|Traded as||TYO: 4062|
|Founded||November 25, 1912 as Ibigawa Electric Power|
Ogaki, Gifu, 503-8604,
(President and CEO)
|Revenue||JPY 314 (FY 2015) (US$ 2.7 billion) (FY 2015)|
|JPY 7.5 billion (FY 2015) (US$ 66 million) (FY 2015)|
Number of employees
|14,290 (as of March 31, 2016)|
|Footnotes / references|
Ibiden was founded as an electrical power generation company in 1912. In the following decades the company diversified its operations and products, from power generation to electric furnace products (between 1917 and 1919), building materials (in 1960), printed circuit board (in 1972) and ceramic fibers (in 1974).
- "Company Outline". Ibiden. Retrieved January 16, 2018.
- "Company Profile". Nikkei Asian Review. Nikkei Inc. Retrieved January 16, 2018.
- "Saint-Gobain, Ibiden and Toyota Announce Joint Subsidiary". Ceramic Industry Magazine. BNP Media. November 18, 2002. Retrieved January 18, 2018.
- "Stratégiai együttműködési megállapodást írt alá a kormány a japán Ibiden Hungary Kft.-vel kedden Budapesten, a Külgazdasági és Külügyminisztériumban" [The diesel particulate filter manufacturer is the government's sixth Japanese strategic partner]. Híradó.hu (in Hungarian). MTVA. April 7, 2015. Retrieved January 18, 2018.
- Weinberg, Neil (May 4, 1998). "It's all in the packaging". Forbes.com. Retrieved January 18, 2018.
- Nihon Keiei Gakkai (1988). Innovation and Management: International Comparisons. Walter de Gruyter. p. 51. ISBN 978-3-11-011007-4.
- Walker, Nell (March 15, 2017). "Ibiden is the latest Apple supplier to go green". Energy Digital. Retrieved January 18, 2018.
- Berkovicius, Christine (February 21, 2017). "Les 400 salariés d'Ibiden inquiets pour leur avenir à Courtenay" [400 Ibiden employees worried about their future in Courtenay]. Les Échos (in French). Retrieved January 18, 2018.
- Official global website (in English)