Japan Aviation Electronics
|Headquarters||Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan|
Number of locations
|Japan: 9, Overseas: 11|
|Masami Shinozaki - CEO, Yasutaka Akiyama - President|
|Products||Electrical connectors, User interface solutions, Aerospace Equipments|
Number of employees
|Subsidiaries||JAE Electronics, Inc., JAE Oregon Inc.|
Japan Aviation Electronics Industry, Ltd. (日本航空電子工業 Nihon Kōkū Denshi Kōgyō?) is a Japanese corporation specializing in the manufacture and sales of electrical connectors such as high speed LVDS, HDMI, PCI express, high density, micro coaxial, and Board to board connectors. It also makes systems equipment and aerospace products . With headquarters in Shibuya, Tokyo, JAE is listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TYO: 6807). The company has a capital of 10.69 billion yen and had net sales of 137.6 billion yen (consolidated) for the year ended March 31, 2009, employing 5,707 people worldwide. The largest stockholder is NEC, with 24.53%.
Ever since it was established in 1953, Japan Aviation Electronics Industry, Limited has operated with the corporate philosophy, "Explore, Create, and Practice" and in the process, it cultivated a high level of technological expertise. JAE's diverse products include electronic devices from connectors to aerospace electronic equipment, optics-related products, and various other types of machinery and equipment. 
A major Japanese defense contractor, Japan Aviation Electronics was convicted of illegally selling sensitive U.S. military technology to Iran in 1992, was fined and stripped of the use of U.S. export licenses for up to three years.
|AUG.1953||Commenced business with the head office in Minato-ku, Tokyo (in Nippon Electric Co., Ltd.)|
|AUG.1954||Factory built in Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa-ken (at location of NEC's Tamagawa Plant)|
|APR.1961||Akishima Factory (present Akishima Plant) completed, all facilities moved from NEC's Tamagawa Plant|
|MAY.1961||Head Office moved to Shibuya-ku, Tokyo|
JAN. 2009 JAE among with other nine companies were given a Technology and Engineering Emmy Award for their development of HDMI by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) on January 7, 2009. 
Pioneer of the globalization
|MAR.1977||Sales office established in North America|
|JUL.1984||Manufacturing plant constructed in Asia (Taiwan)|
Connector Product Lines
|AUG.1955||Started manufacture and sales of "-connectors-" under Technical License Agreement with Cannon Electronic Co., U.S.A.(presently ITT Industries)|
|AUG.1961||Signed a technical assistance agreement with U.S.-based Honeywell to commence manufacturing of autoflight systems, fuel meters, liquid oxygen quantity indicators, and gyro devices and other equipment for the F-104J|
This article incorporates material in 日本航空電子工業 (Nihon Kōkū Denshi Kōgyō) in the Japanese Wikipedia, retrieved on March 5, 2008.
- Japan Aviation Electronics Industry,Limited (in English)