Furuno Electric Co., Ltd.
Native name
古野電気株式会社
TypePublic KK
TYO: 6814
IndustryElectronics
FoundedNagasaki (1938; 84 years ago (1938))
FounderKiyotaka Furuno
Headquarters9-52 Ashihara-cho, Nishinomiya, Hyōgo Prefecture 662-8580, Japan
Key people
Yukio Furuno
(President)
Products
RevenueDecrease US$ 700 million (FY 2017) (JPY 78.67 billion) (FY 2017)
Increase US$ 11.5 million (FY 2017) (JPY 13 billion) (FY 2017)
Number of employees
2,836 (consolidated, as of February 28, 2014)
Websitefuruno.co.jp
Footnotes / references
[1]

Furuno Electric Co., Ltd. (古野電気株式会社, Furuno Denki Kabushiki-gaisha) (commonly known as Furuno) is a Japanese electronics company whose main products are marine electronics, including radar systems, fish finders and navigational instruments. The company also manufactures global positioning systems, medical equipment and meteorological monitoring and analysis systems.[2]

Furuno was founded in Nagasaki, Japan in 1938 and has subsidiaries in the USA, Panama, Europe and China.

Recently the company's GNSS Receiver Modules were used in radio controlled flying quadcopters.[3]

History

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Established Furuno Shanghai in China.

In popular culture

Furuno's marine electronic devices has been featured in Licence to Kill (1989) as product placement.[5]

Gallery

Notes

  1. ^ "Company Outline". Furuno. Retrieved March 26, 2015.
  2. ^ "Company Snapshot". Bloomberg Businessweek. Retrieved March 26, 2015.
  3. ^ "Furuno's Latest Multi-GNSS Receiver Module Adopted for Use in Parrot's New Quadricopter "Bebop Drone"". Inside Unmanned Systems. Autonomous Media, LLC. Retrieved March 26, 2015.
  4. ^ "Gary L. Fischer Helps eRide; Caps 8 Plus Years". Marketwired. September 18, 2014. Retrieved March 26, 2015.
  5. ^ Scheidemann, Robert; "Furuno Marine Electronics in Licence To Kill (1989)"