Nippon Cable

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Nippon Cable Co., Ltd.
Native name
Private KK
IndustryTransport equipment
FoundedTokyo, Japan (January 4, 1953; 66 years ago (January 4, 1953))
Headquarters2-11 Kanda Nishiki-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Key people
WebsiteOfficial website

Nippon Cable Co., Ltd. (日本ケーブル株式会社, Nihon Kēburu Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese corporation headquartered in Chiyoda, Tokyo and is engaged in the design, production and installation of jig-back and material ropeways, gondola lifts, funiculars, chairlifts, car parking systems, ramp elevators and amusement park rides.[1][2][3] The company also owns and operates resorts in Japan and Canada, including a 25% interest in Whistler Blackcomb, the largest ski resort in North America and host of alpine and nordic skiing events during the 2010 Winter Olympics[4] and Sun Peaks Resort.[5]

Besides the headquarters in Tokyo, the company has a factory in Narashino, branches in Nagano, Osaka, Sapporo, offices in Fukuoka and service centers in Niigata and Takayama.[6]

A Nippon Cable-made tramway car part of the Hakone Ropeway


  1. ^ "Nippon Cable Company Overview". Bloomberg Businessweek. Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved March 4, 2014.
  2. ^ "Aug 8 2016 Vail Resorts and Whistler Blackcomb agree to strategic combination". Cision Newswire.
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  4. ^ "Nippon Cable ski resorts". Nippon Cable. Retrieved March 4, 2014.
  5. ^ "Japanese buy Canadian area", Ski Magazine, Active Interest Media, September 1992, p. 13, ISSN 0037-6159
  6. ^ "Nippon Cable branches and offices". Nippon Cable. Retrieved March 4, 2014.

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