Mitsumi Electric Co., Ltd.
Native name
Mitsumi Denki kabushiki gaisha
Company typeSubsidiary KK
TYO: 6767
Nikkei 225 component
FoundedJanuary 1954; 70 years ago (1954-01)
FateAcquired by Minebea
HeadquartersTsurumaki, Tama-shi, Tokyo, 206-8567, Japan
Key people
Itsuo Moribe
Shigeru Moribe
(President and CEO)
RevenueIncrease JPY 157.3 billion (FY 2013)
(US$ 1.54 billion) (FY 2013)
Increase JPY 3.2 billion (FY 2014)
(US$ 31.5 million) (FY 2014)
Number of employees
36,417 (consolidated, as of April 1, 2015)
WebsiteOfficial website
Footnotes / references

Mitsumi Electric Co., Ltd. (ミツミ電機株式会社, Mitsumi Denki Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese manufacturer of consumer electronic components, founded in 1954.[3] Mitsumi has been a subsidiary of MinebeaMitsumi since 27 January 2017, when it merged with Minebea to form the parent company.[4]

Mitsumi is primarily known as an OEM manufacturer of computer peripherals and input devices, floppy and optical disc drives used in laptop computers, desktops, servers and the Famicom Disk System. Prior to its merger with Minebea, the company was listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, was a constituent of the Nikkei 225 stock index[5] and provided its products through its subsidiaries in Asia, Europe, and North America.[6]


Video game console controllers

One of the company's most noticeable product lines were video game console controllers. Mitsumi manufactured the official controllers for the following consoles:


Other products include:

Mitsumi CD Interface. The HCCS Ultimate A5000 Mitsumi CD interface is an early CDROM interface for Acorn Computers.


  1. ^ "Company Information". Mitsumi Electric. Retrieved June 16, 2015.
  2. ^ "Company Snapshot". Bloomberg Businessweek. Retrieved June 16, 2015.
  3. ^ Emma Boyes (February 8, 2007). "Wii Remote maker profits soar". GameSpot. CBS Interactive. Retrieved February 8, 2007.
  4. ^ "History – MinebeaMitsumi".
  5. ^ "Components:Nikkei Stock Average". Nikkei Inc. Retrieved June 16, 2015.
  6. ^ "MegaChips and Mitsumi Simplify IP Camera Deployment". PR Newswire. June 8, 2015. Retrieved June 16, 2015.