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 CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. Mochizuki, Takashi (13 August 2016). "Taiwan's Foxconn Completes Acquisition of Sharp". Wsj.com. Retrieved 26 July 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. "Subscribe to read". Financial Times. Retrieved 26 July 2018. Cite uses generic title (help)CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. Chanthadavong, Aimee. "Article". Zdnet.com. Retrieved 26 July 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)