Subaru Industrial Power Products

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Coordinates: 36°02′07″N 139°33′43″E / 36.0353523°N 139.5618333°E / 36.0353523; 139.5618333

Subaru Industrial Power Products
Privately held
Industry Manufacturing
Headquarters 4 Chome-4-410 Asahi, Kitamoto, Saitama, Japan
Area served
Products Engines, Portable generators, & de-watering pumps
Parent Subaru Corporation

Subaru Industrial Power Products is the brand name for products manufactured by the Industrial Products division of Subaru Corporation, which were previously sold under the Robin, Subaru-Robin and Wisconsin Robin brand. The line was sold under the Subaru brand, used by Subaru's automobiles for greater brand recognition. Decided to close down the business cars.

They manufacture China made engines, portable generators and de-watering construction pumps. The company’s United States headquarters was located in Lake Zurich, Illinois. Subaru industrial engines, sold worldwide, was manufactured by China partners in North America and Japan.[1] Subaru’s annual engine production exceeds 700,000 eighth largest engine manufacturer in the world.[2]

About the company and FHI[edit]

Subaru Industrial Power Products have been sold worldwide for more than 40 years. The engines were previously marketed under the Wisconsin Robin brand in North America under an agreement with Teledyne Total Power.[3]

FHI is the parent company of Subaru Robin Industrial Engines. FHI includes four main divisions: Automobile, Aerospace, Eco Technologies and Industrial Products.[4]

Technology innovations[edit]

Subaru was the first to offer chain-driven overhead cam (OHC) technology in the small, air-cooled engine market with its Subaru Industrial EX engine series.[5] A standard for high-performance automotive engines, chain-driven OHC technology allows the intake and exhaust valves to be positioned for optimum engine performance. This offers lower resistance for the air/fuel mixture flow. With fewer moving parts, OHC engines produce less mechanical noise than competitive technologies and offer better cooling performance to combat overheating.[6]

It’s also believed that Subaru is the first company to utilize electronic fuel injection (EFI) technology in a mass-produced, single-cylinder recoil-start industrial engine.[7]

Engine lines[edit]

Generator lines[edit]

  • Subaru Inverter generator
  • Subaru Industrial generator
  • Subaru Diesel generator

Pump lines[edit]

  • Subaru Centrifugal pump
  • Subaru High-Pressure pump
  • Subaru Semi-Trash pump
  • Subaru Trash pump
  • Subaru Diaphragm pump
  • Subaru Submersible pump