Keihin Corporation

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Keihin Corporation
Native name
Public KK
Traded as TYO: 7251
ISIN JP3277230003
Industry Automotive
Founded December 19, 1956; 61 years ago (1956-12-19)
Headquarters Shinjuku Nomura Building, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
Area served
Key people
Chitoshi Yokota
  • Fuel injection systems
  • Carburetors
  • Fuel supply systems
  • Air-conditioning systems
  • Fuel cell vehicle products
  • Hybrid vehicle products

Increase JPY 351 billion (FY 2017)

(US$ 3.1 billion) (FY 2017)

Increase JPY 17.8 billion (FY 2017)

(US$ 160 million) (FY 2017)
Number of employees
22,310 (consolidated, as of March 31, 2017)
Website Official website
Footnotes / references

The Keihin Corporation (株式会社ケーヒン, Kabushiki-gaisha Keihin) was founded December 19, 1956 and currently maintains its head office in Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo, Japan. It produces carburetors and fuel injection, and is a major supplier to Honda.[3] Honda is a major shareholder of the company, owning nearly half of the company shares.[4] The company also supplies motorcycle producers, among them Triumph, Suzuki, Kawasaki, KTM, Royal Enfield and Harley-Davidson.

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.[5]

Keihin first began U.S. manufacturing in 1989.[5] Counting all U.S. locations, Keihin has more than 20,000 employees. Keihin North America's corporate headquarters is in Anderson, Indiana.[3]

Keihin carburetors for Honda CB750


  1. ^ "Company Overview". Keihin. Retrieved May 23, 2018. 
  2. ^ "Company Profile". Nikkei Asian Review. Nikkei Inc. Retrieved May 23, 2018. 
  3. ^ a b Pulliam, Baylee (June 14, 2013). "Keihin 'officially here' after dedicating new facility at Flagship". The Herald Bulletin ). Retrieved January 28, 2014. 
  4. ^ Klier, Thomas H.; Rubenstein, James M. (2008). Who Really Made Your Car?: Restructuring and Geographic Change in the Auto Industry. W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. p. 266. ISBN 978-0-88099-333-3. 
  5. ^ a b "Keihin Corp. changes its name in the U.S." The Daily Southerner. April 1, 2009. Retrieved January 28, 2014. 

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