Fujitec

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Fujitec Co., Ltd
Type
Public kabushiki gaisha ("stock company")
Traded as TYO: 6406
Industry Transport equipment
Founded February 9, 1948
Founder(s) Shotaro Uchiyama
Headquarters Big Wing, Hikone, Shiga 522-8588 Japan
Key people Takakazu Uchiyama (CEO and President)
Products
Employees 8,348 (as of December 2013)
Website Official website

Fujitec is a Japanese corporation specializing in the manufacture, installation and service of lifts, escalators and moving walkways. Founded in Osaka, Japan in 1948, Fujitec is headquartered in Miyatacho, Hikone, Shiga Prefecture, Japan (moved headquarters from Ibaraki, Osaka Prefecture on April 3, 2006).

The company has operational headquarters located in the Americas, Japan, South Asia, East Asia and Europe and a network of 11 state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and several sales service offices.[Fujitec 1]

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In Japan, Fujitec has an elevator factory in Hikone, and an escalator factory in Toyooka, Hyogo Prefecture. For overseas, it has elevator factories in the USA (Ohio), Singapore, Indonesia, China (suburbs of Beijing), Taiwan, Hong Kong and South Korea, and an escalator factory in Shanghai China.

In Japan, Fujitec's “Big Wing” facility houses a 560-foot research tower, the tallest of its kind in the world. This facility is focused on developing cutting-edge technologies and integrating all phases of product development, design and manufacturing. Fujitec's research and development facility in China is located in the Song Jiang Industrial Zone in Shanghai and is approximately 150,000 m2 (1.6 million sq. ft). This space is utilized for parts and components procurement. Fujitec America continues to utilize the landmark, blue-capped 220-foot elevator research/test tower located near its U.S. headquarters in Mason, Ohio.

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  1. ^ "Company Profile". Retrieved March 20, 2014. 

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