English article PR

Top20 electronic companies in japan|Brief explanation of the business overview


There are many great electronic companies in Japan.

Therefore, in this article, introduce the business overview of the top 20 electronic companies by market capitalization.

Top20 electronic companies in japan


Sony is a diversified company that deals with various electronic devices, entertainment products, and security systems. Below are some of the representative businesses:

  • Electronics Product Business:
    Sony develops, manufactures, and sells electronic products such as TVs, smartphones, laptops, digital cameras, and PlayStation.
  • Game and Network Services Business:
    Sony provides home game consoles such as “PlayStation” and offers smartphone game apps. Additionally, it provides network services such as online stores and music streaming services.
  • Movie and Music Business:
    Sony owns a movie studio, Columbia Pictures, and a music label, Sony Music Entertainment.
  • Security and Professional Services Business:
    Sony also offers security systems such as surveillance cameras and video monitoring systems, and professional services such as broadcast equipment and medical equipment.
  • Financial Services Business:
    Sony has Sony Financial Holdings as a subsidiary, which provides financial services such as credit cards, life insurance, and investment trusts.

Through these businesses, Sony provides diverse products and services to customers worldwide.

In the past, the company has suffered from poor performance, but in 2021 it has achieved operating income of 1 trillion yen and has made a complete comeback.

official website


Keyence is a Japanese manufacturer of automation sensors, vision systems, barcode readers, and measurement equipment, providing solutions for factory automation and quality control, with a focus on innovation, speed, and precision.

official website

【№3】Tokyo Electron

Tokyo Electron is a semiconductor manufacturing equipment manufacturer, providing wafer fabrication equipment, final equipment, lithography auxiliary equipment, etc.

The company mainly provide products to semiconductor manufacturers around the world, and boast the world’s No. 1 share in the equipment necessary for wafer manufacturing.

In Japan, we also provide manufacturing equipment for automobiles, home appliances, medical equipment, etc., contributing to a wide range of industries.

In recent years, the competition between the US and China in the semiconductor industry has intensified, and there is a tendency to tighten export controls on semiconductor manufacturing equipment.

Under these circumstances, the fact that Tokyo Electron boasts a top-class share in the semiconductor manufacturing equipment market in Japan is extremely important for Japan’s economic security.

official website


Hitachi, Ltd. is a comprehensive electronics manufacturer that develops a wide range of businesses, including information and communications, energy, construction, automobiles, and industrial machinery. Our main business is summarized below.

  • Information & Telecommunications Business: Provides ICT solutions such as system integration, cloud services, and network solutions
  • Power and energy business: Provides power and energy related products and services such as power generation facilities, power transmission and distribution systems, and infrastructure solutions.
  • Smart life business: Provides products such as home appliances, office equipment, and business equipment
  • Automotive Systems Business: Provides automotive parts, in-vehicle equipment, in-vehicle systems, etc.
  • Infrastructure Systems Business: Providing social infrastructure-related products and services such as railway systems, transportation systems, road systems, and water treatment systems
  • High-tech business: Providing high-tech related products and services such as semiconductors, displays, storage, and medical equipment

official website

【№5】Murata Manufacturing

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. is a Japanese electronic components manufacturer that designs, manufactures, and sells a wide range of electronic components, including ceramic capacitors, inductors, resistors, sensors, and other electronic devices, to various industries such as automotive, telecommunications, and consumer electronics, both in Japan and internationally.

official website


FANUC is an industrial robot manufacturer that develops, manufactures, and sells machine tools and industrial robots.

In the industrial robot market, as of 2021, the company has a global share of about 26.2% based on the number of units shipped, and occupies the top position in the industry.

For example, FANUC industrial robots are used in the following fields.

  • Automobile industry:
    Used in automobile production lines for car body assembly, painting, welding, inspection, and other operations.
  • Electronic device industry:
    Used for assembly of substrates, mounting of electronic components, inspection, etc. in the manufacturing line of electronic devices such as smartphones, tablets, and personal computers.
  • General industry:
    Used for product packaging, loading onto pallets, automation of logistics operations, etc. on production lines for food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, etc.

official website


Nippon Electric Company, Limited, commonly known as Nidec Corporation, is a Japanese manufacturer of electric motors and related components that develops, produces, and sells a wide range of products such as motors, fans, and hard disk drives, to various industries such as automotive, home appliances, and information technology, both in Japan and globally.

official website


Canon Inc. is a Japanese multinational corporation that develops, manufactures, and sells a wide range of imaging and optical products, including cameras, printers, and photocopiers, as well as medical equipment and semiconductor lithography equipment, to customers in various industries, both in Japan and internationally.

official website


Fujitsu is one of Japan’s leading comprehensive electronics manufacturers. The following are the company’s main business areas:

  • ICT Solutions Business: provides ICT products such as computers, servers, storage, software, as well as services such as system construction and operational support.
  • Device Business: manufactures and sells semiconductor products, electronic devices, electronic materials, and other related products.
  • Security Business: offers security-related products and services, focusing on network security and information leak prevention.
  • Car Electronics Business: manufactures and sells electronic components and information systems for automobiles.
  • Digital Transformation Business: provides new businesses and services utilizing digital technologies such as AI, IoT, and cloud.
  • Digital Support & Business Consulting Business: provides services such as business transformation support and system development.

official website

【№10】Renesas Electronics

Renesas Electronics Corporation is a Japanese semiconductor company that develops, manufactures, and sells a wide range of microcontrollers, system-on-chips, and analog and power devices, for various applications such as automotive, industrial, and consumer electronics, to customers worldwide.

official website

【№11】Mitsubishi Electric

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation is a Japanese multinational company that develops, manufactures, and sells a wide range of products such as air conditioners, elevators, and satellites, as well as various industrial equipment and systems, to customers in various industries, both in Japan and globally.

official website


Panasonic is a Japanese manufacturer and diversified company that deals in consumer electronics, housing equipment, auto parts and industrial equipment. The main business is as follows.

  • AVC Networks: Home appliances such as TVs and digital cameras
  • Life Solutions: Housing equipment, solar power generation systems, air conditioning equipment, etc.
  • Connected Solutions: IoT-related products, smart home products, etc.
    Automotive parts business: Batteries for EVs, engine-related parts, drive recorders, etc.
  • Industrial Solutions: Machine tools, industrial electronic components, information system solutions, etc.

official website


Kyocera Corporation is a Japanese multinational company that manufactures a wide range of electronics and ceramics products, including semiconductor packages, smartphones, printers, industrial components, solar power generating systems, and medical devices.

They are also involved in real estate, environmental and recycling businesses.

official website


Advantest Corporation is a Japanese multinational company that specializes in the design, manufacture, and sale of semiconductor testing equipment and solutions.

The company’s products and services include integrated circuit (IC) test systems, memory testers, and nanotechnology-based measurement systems, as well as test handlers, engineering services, and customer support.

Advantest is known for its advanced technology and innovation in semiconductor testing, and its solutions are used by semiconductor manufacturers worldwide.

The company also has a strong focus on sustainability and corporate social responsibility, and aims to contribute to society through initiatives such as reducing environmental impact and promoting diversity and inclusion.

Advantest has a global presence, with operations in Asia, Europe, and the Americas.

official website

【№15】Laser Tech

Laser Tech Corporation, commonly known as LaserTech, is a Japanese company that provides laser processing services and products for various industries, including automotive, electronics, and medical devices.

The company’s laser processing technologies include laser cutting, welding, marking, and drilling, and it also offers consulting and engineering services for custom solutions.

LaserTech is known for its high precision and quality standards, as well as its commitment to innovation and research and development in laser processing technology.

The company has a global presence, with operations in Asia, Europe, and the Americas.

official website


Toshiba Corporation is a diversified conglomerate that operates in multiple industries, including electronic devices, energy systems, infrastructure, and more.

The company’s core businesses include digital solutions, energy systems, and infrastructure systems, and it aims to provide cutting-edge products and services that enhance the quality of life of people worldwide.

Additionally, Toshiba is committed to promoting sustainability through its business operations and has set environmental and social targets to reduce its environmental impact and contribute to a better future.

official website


TDK Corporation is a Japanese electronics company that specializes in manufacturing electronic components and devices, such as capacitors, inductors, sensors, and magnets.

The company’s products are used in a wide range of applications, including automotive, consumer electronics, industrial equipment, and telecommunications.

TDK is also involved in research and development of new technologies related to energy, wireless communications, and data storage.

official website


Sysmex Corporation is a Japanese biotechnology company that specializes in the development, manufacture, and sale of diagnostic instruments, reagents, and software for use in clinical laboratories.

The company’s products are used for blood and urine testing, cancer screening, and infectious disease testing.

Sysmex aims to contribute to the advancement of healthcare by providing high-quality diagnostic solutions that help healthcare professionals make accurate and timely diagnoses.

official website


Omron Corporation is a Japanese electronics company that provides products and services in various industries such as industrial automation, electronic components, social systems solutions, and healthcare.

Their products range from programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and sensors to medical devices like blood pressure monitors and artificial respirators.

Omron is known for its high-quality and reliable products that are used by many individuals and companies worldwide.

In addition to their main businesses, they also offer solutions in areas such as environmental products and automotive-related products. Omron is committed to enhancing the quality of people’s lives through innovation and advanced technology.

official website

【№20】YASKAWA Electric

Yaskawa Electric Corporation is a Japanese company that provides solutions in various fields such as industrial automation, motion control, robotics, and energy management.

Their main products include AC drives, servomotors, controllers, and robots that are used in manufacturing and production lines.

Yaskawa is also known for its innovative solutions in the fields of renewable energy and energy efficiency.

In addition, the company offers solutions for medical equipment and transportation systems.

The company has a global presence and operates in various regions around the world.

official website