Tiger Corporation

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Tiger Corporation
Native name
タイガー魔法瓶株式会社
Private
Industry Home appliance
Founded February 3, 1923; 95 years ago (1923-02-03)
Founder Takenori Kikuchi
Headquarters Kadoma City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Yoshisato Kikuchi
(President)
Products
Revenue

JPY 43.8 billion (FY 2017)

(US$ 413 million) (FY 2017)
Website Official website
Footnotes / references
[1][2]

Tiger Corporation (Japanese: タイガー魔法瓶株式会社, translit. Taigā Mahōbin Kabushiki Gaisha, lit. 'Tiger Vacuum Flask [Magic-jar] Corporation') is a Japanese multinational manufacturer and marketer of vacuum flasks and consumer electronics including electric kettles, hot water dispensers, electric water boilers and rice cookers. It has subsidiaries in China, Taiwan, and the United States.[3]

History[edit]

The company was founded in February 1923 as Kikuchi Manufacturing Company in Nishi-ku, Osaka and manufactured Tiger brand vacuum flasks. In 1953, the company name was changed to Tiger Vacuum Bottle Ind, Co., Ltd., in 1983 to Tiger Vacuum Bottle Co., Ltd., and in 1999 to its present name, Tiger Magic-jar Corporation.[2]

Products[edit]

As of 2006, Tiger produces and markets rice cookers, vacuum flasks (thermoses), electric barbecue grills, insulated jugs, insulated lunch boxes, ice buckets (pails), electric mochi makers, mochi cutters, and air purifiers with ionizers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tiger Corporation History". Tiger Corporation. Retrieved June 8, 2018. 
  2. ^ a b "Company Overview of Tiger Corporation". Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved June 8, 2018. 
  3. ^ "About Tiger Corporation USA". Tiger Corporation U.S.A. Retrieved June 8, 2018. 

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