Onkyo

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Onkyo Corporation
オンキヨー株式会社
Onkyō Kabushiki-gaisha
Public KK
Traded asJASDAQ6628
IndustryElectronics
FoundedOsaka, Japan September 17, 1946; 72 years ago (1946-09-17) as Osaka Denki Onkyo K.K
Headquarters,
Key people
Munenori Ohtsuki (Chairman, Representative Director, President)
Hiroshi Nakano (Vice President, Representative Director)
ProductsHi-fi and home theater Audio-Visual equipment, ICs, speaker units and related items
Revenue$492M
OwnerOhtsuki family[1] (26.1%)
Gibson Brands, Inc.[1] (16.5%)
Pioneer Corporation[1] (13.3%)
Number of employees
1,814 (2016)
DivisionsIntegra Home Theater
Websiteonkyo.com

Onkyo Corporation (オンキヨー株式会社, Onkyō Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese consumer electronics manufacturer,[2] specializing in premium home cinema and audio equipment, including AV receivers, surround sound speakers and portable devices. The word Onkyo translates as "sound harmony". The company started under the name of Osaka Denki Onkyo K.K in 1946 (a company not related to Nippon Denki Onkyo, which became Denon). The current Onkyo Corporation umbrella includes the Integra and Integra Research divisions as well as the main Onkyo brand.

In March 2015, Onkyo purchased Pioneer Corporation's Home Electronics Corporation, which produces home cinema amplifiers, Blu-ray players and other AV products. In return, Pioneer took a 14.95% stake in Onkyo. The Ohtsuki family remain the largest shareholders of the company with an approximately 26% stake,[1] just above Gibson Brands, with a 16.5% stake.[3]

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  1. ^ a b c d "ONKYO CORPORATION : Shareholders Board Members Managers and Company Profile". MarketScreener.
  2. ^ "Our Brand". Onkyo. Retrieved 2016-09-25.
  3. ^ Andy, Clough (2015-03-02). "Pioneer completes move to become a subsidiary of Onkyo". What Hi-Fi?.

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