Tiger Corporation

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Tiger Corporation
Native name
IndustryHome appliance
FoundedFebruary 3, 1923; 96 years ago (1923-02-03)
FounderTakenori Kikuchi
Area served
Key people
Yoshisato Kikuchi
RevenueJPY 43.8 billion (FY 2017) (US$ 413 million) (FY 2017)
WebsiteOfficial website
Footnotes / references

Tiger Corporation (Japanese: タイガー魔法瓶株式会社, romanizedTaigā 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]


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]


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.


  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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