|Traded as||TYO: 7248|
|Founded||(August 25, 1938)|
|Headquarters||2-1917 Nisshin-cho, Kita-ku, Saitama, Saitama, 331-0823 Japan|
(President and CEO)
|Revenue||JPY 918.7 billion) (FY 2013)|
US$ 242 million (FY 2013)(JPY 25 billion) (FY 2013)
Number of employees
|20,273 (as of March 31, 2014)|
|Footnotes / references
Calsonic Kansei Corporation (カルソニックカンセイ株式会社 Calsonic Kansei Kabushiki-gaisha?) is a large Japanese automotive company which has 50 manufacturing centers in the United States, Poland, South Korea, Mexico, Romania, Thailand, UK, South Africa, India, Spain, China, France and Malaysia.
The corporation was the result of a merger between Calsonic, which specialized in air conditioners and heat exchangers, and gauge maker Kansei in 1999. Nissan increased its shareholding in the company from 27.6 percent to 41.7 percent in January 2005. In November 2016, Nissan confirmed plans to sell its stake to U.S. private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, who intend to buy the rest in February 2017. Nissan is responsible for 80% of annual sales.
Business segments and products
Cockpit module and interior products
Climate Control Systems
Heat exchange products
Calsonic also official radiator cooling supplier for Scuderia Toro Rosso since 2007.
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- Takashi Shiraishi; Kazuyuki Okudaira; Jo Kawakami (November 23, 2016). "Nissan cuts group ties even as Toyota tightens them". Nikkei Asian Review. Retrieved December 2, 2016.
- "Bright future ahead for McLaren & Calsonice". F1.co.uk. Calsonic Kansei. Retrieved March 10, 2016.
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