Mikuni (company)

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Mikuni Corporation
Native name
株式会社ミクニ
Public (K.K)
Traded asTYO: 7247
IndustryAutomotive
Founded(October 1, 1923; 95 years ago (1923-10-01))
HeadquartersSotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0021, Japan
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Masaki Ikuta
(Chairman)
Hisataka Ikuta
(President)
ProductsAutomobile and motorcyle parts
Carburetors
Fuel injectors
Aircraft parts
Nursing beds
Lawn mowing equipment
RevenueIncrease ¥98,500,000,000 (FY 2014) (US$819.8 million) (FY 2014)
Increase ¥2,990,000,000 (FY 2014) (US$24.9 million) (FY 2014)
Number of employees
5,745 (as of September 30, 2015)
WebsiteOfficial website
Footnotes / references
[1][2]
Mikuni carburettor BS 36 SS from a Suzuki motorcycle

Mikuni Corporation (株式会社ミクニ, Kabushiki gaisha Mikuni) is a Japanese carburetor manufacturing company. Their business activities is focused on carburetors, fuel injectors and other automobile and motorcycle related equipment.

History and description[edit]

The firm was founded in 1923 and incorporated in 1948.[3]

The company is best known for supplying carburetors to many major Japanese motorcycle manufacturers. It is also known for its licensed copies of Solex carburetors that were used on several Japanese cars.

Mikuni operates in Southeast Asia, especially in Thailand and Indonesia with motorcycle, scooter, and moped manufacturers Yamaha, Suzuki, Hyosung Motors & Machinery Inc., TVS Motor Company and Honda.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Corporate Profile". mikuni.co.jp. Mikuni Corporation. Retrieved January 14, 2016.
  2. ^ "Company Summary". Google Finance. Google. Retrieved January 14, 2016.
  3. ^ "Company History". mikuni.co.jp. Mikuni Corporation. Archived from the original on June 2, 2008.

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