Sharp Corporation

electronics corporation

Sharp Corporation (シャープ株式会社, Shāpu Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese multinational corporation that designs and manufactures electronic products. It is headquartered in Sakai-ku, Sakai, Osaka Prefecture. Since 2016 it has been majority owned by the Taiwan-based Foxconn Group. Sharp employs more than 50,000 people worldwide.[4][5][6]

Sharp Corporation
Native name
シャープ株式会社
Shāpu kabushiki gaisha
Formerly
Hayakawa Metal Works (1924–1942)
Hayakawa Electric Industry Co., Ltd. (1942–1970)
Sharp Electric Co. (spin-off) (1956–1967)
Public KK
Traded asTYO: 6753
IndustryConsumer electronics
Founded15 September 1912; 108 years ago (1912-09-15)
Tokyo, Japan[1]
FounderTokuji Hayakawa[1]
HeadquartersSakai-ku, Sakai, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Jeng-wu Tai[2]
(President)
ProductsTelevisions, audiovisual, home appliances, information equipment, ICs, solar cells, mobile phones, fax machines, electronic components, calculators, LCD panels, Automated Unmanned Ground Vehicles (A-UGV)
RevenueDecrease ¥2.050 trillion (2017)[3]
Increase ¥34.67 billion (2017)[3]
Decrease ¥−24.87 billion (2017)[3]
Total assetsIncrease ¥1.773 trillion (2017)[3]
Total equityIncrease ¥294.1 billion (2017)[3]
OwnerFoxconn (65.93%)
Number of employees
41,898 (2018) (Foxconn 803,126)[3]
Websiteglobal.sharp

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "data". ns6-tmp.sharp.co.jp. Archived from the original on 2016-10-09. Retrieved 2020-11-23.
  2. "代表取締役の異動並びに執行役員退任に関するお知らせ" (PDF).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Annual Report 2017 (PDF), Sharp Corporation, July 2017, retrieved 8 October 2014
  4. Mochizuki, Takashi (13 August 2016). "Taiwan's Foxconn Completes Acquisition of Sharp". Wsj.com. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  5. "Subscribe to read". Financial Times. Retrieved 26 July 2018. Cite uses generic title (help)
  6. Chanthadavong, Aimee. "Article". Zdnet.com. Retrieved 26 July 2018.