Keihin Corporation

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Keihin Corporation, Ltd.
Keihin Kabushiki-gaisha
Founded 19 December 1956
Headquarters Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
Area served
USD 3 billion [1]
Subsidiaries Keihin IPT Mfg., Inc., (KIM) Greenfield, IN (est. 1989)
Keihin Carolina System Technology, Inc., (KCST) Tarboro, NC (est. 1998)
Keihin Aircon North America, Inc., (KAC) Muncie, IN (est. 1999)
Keihin Michigan Manufacturing, LLC, (KMM) Capac, MI. (est. 2007)[1]
Keihin carburetors for Honda CB750

The Keihin Corporation was founded December 19, 1956 and currently maintains its head office in Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo, Japan. Among the products they are internationally known for is the production of carburetors and fuel injection, and is a major suppler to Honda,[2] and supplies Triumph, Suzuki, Kawasaki, KTM, and Harley-Davidson motorcycles.

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. Keihin’s largest shareholder is Honda Motor Co. Ltd.[1]

Keihin first began U.S. manufacturing in 1989.[1] Counting all U.S. locations, Keihin has more than 20,000 employees. Keihin North America's corporate headquarters is in Anderson, Indiana.[2]


This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Japanese Wikipedia.
  1. ^ a b c d "Keihin Corp. changes its name in the U.S.". Daily Southerner (Tarboro, NC). 1 April 2009. Retrieved 28 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Pulliam, Baylee (14 June 2013). "Keihin 'officially here' after dedicating new facility at Flagship". Herald Bulletin (Anderson, IN).