Keihin Corporation

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Keihin Corporation, Ltd.
Public KK
Traded as TYO: 7251
Founded December 19, 1956 (1956-12-19)
Headquarters Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
Area served
USD 3 billion [1]
  • 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]

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. Among the products they are internationally known for is the production of carburetors and fuel injection, and is a major supplier to Honda,[2] and supplies Triumph, Suzuki, Kawasaki, KTM, Royal Enfield 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]

Keihin carburetors for Honda CB750


  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).