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Elecom Co., Ltd.
Traded as
IndustryInformation technology
Computer hardware
FoundedOsaka, Japan (1986)
HeadquartersOsaka, Japan
ProductsFlash memory cards
USB flash drives
Portable hard drives
Card readers
Solid state drives
USB 3.0 adapters
Number of employees
WebsiteOfficial Website

Elecom Co., Ltd. (エレコム株式会社) is a Japanese electronics company, headquartered in Osaka, Japan. They are best known for their modern design, especially with their mice. They also manufacture USB flash drives, keyboards and many other peripheral devices. Though not very commonly seen in the United States, they control a large percent of the market share in Japan in various product categories, including #1 in computer mice, keyboards, and speakers as of 2010.[1][2] The company produces many electronics along with other Japanese computer-peripheral manufacturers such as I-O Data, Buffalo, and Century micro that are shipped to many outside and larger companies, as an OEM (e.g. Century Micro is known to ship their memory chips to Samsung[3]).

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  1. ^ "About Us - Elecom Web Site!". Elecom.co.jp. 2010-12-31. Retrieved 2018-04-22.
  2. ^ http://www.gfkjpn.co.jp/news/update/GfKJapanCertified2010/index.html
  3. ^ ja:センチュリーマイクロ

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