Koito Manufacturing




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JP Japan


Koito Manufacturing Co., Ltd. manufactures and markets automotive lighting equipment, aircraft parts, electrical equipment, and other products in Japan, North America, China, rest of Asia, Europe, and internationally. The company provides automotive lighting products and accessories, including LED, discharge, and halogen headlamps, as well as fog lamps; and signaling lamps/other lighting products comprising LED rear combination, side turn signal, and high-mounted stop lamps. It also offers aircraft lighting and other equipment, such as interior and exterior lights, and caution warning panels, as well as electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical equipment; and ship lights/special products consisting of LED marine lamps and destination indicators. In addition, it manufactures and markets electronic components, electrical devices, telecommunications equipment, precision machinery, miniature bulbs, electrical equipment, resin metal molds, railroad car control equipment, and road traffic signals and traffic control systems, as well as seats for railroad cars, etc. Further, the company provides transportation and logistics, and insurance agency services; maintains traffic signals and safety equipment; and develops and manufactures forward monitoring system for ADAS. Koito Manufacturing Co., Ltd. was founded in 1915 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.


April, 1915: Koito Genrokuro Shoten

April, 1936: Reorganized as Koito Manufacturing Co.

September, 1947: Established as NAIGAI SHOJI CO.,LTD .

July, 1948: Renamed to KOITO SHOJI CO., LTD.


March, 1988: Listed on the second section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

1 August 2011: Koito Industries newly established KOITO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., which took over all businesses excluding the aviation seat business. Concurrently, Koito Industries changed its trade name to KI HOLDINGS., LTD.

19 June 2019: Parent company Koito Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Conducted a tender offer and acquired 92.37% of shares.

30 July 2019: Delisted from the second section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

1 August 2019: Became a wholly owned subsidiary of the parent company, Koito Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

To provide automotive parts of the highest quality and safety standards to our customers.

To be the world’s industry leader in automobile manufacturing and innovative automotive parts.

Key Team

Mr. Yuji Yokoya (Adviser)

Mr. Jun Toyota (Sr. Managing Corp. Officer)

Mr. Kenji Arima (Exec. VP of Engg. Headquarters Mobility Strategy Dept., Research & Dev. and Director)

Mr. Masami Uchiyama (EVP of Prod Headquarters Logistics, Safety Env, Control, Electronics Products Dept & Director)

Mr. Atsushi Inoue (Managing Corp. Officer of Corp. Planning Department & Gen. Affairs Department)

Mr. Hideo Yamamoto (Managing Corp. Officer of Gen. Affairs, Information System & Internal Audit Dept.)

Koichi Toyoda (Corp. Officer of Sales Headquarters Osaka Branch)

Recognition and Awards
Koito Manufacturing has been the recipient of numerous awards for its excellence in the automotive field and for its commitment to safety & quality. The company has also been the recipient of the 'Japan Quality Medal' in 2019 & 2021 from the Japanese Government.

Koito Manufacturing
Leadership team

Mr. Michiaki Kato (Pres, COO & Director)

Mr. Hideharu Konagaya (Sr. MD of Fin. & Accounting Headquarters, Purchasing Dept and Director)

Mr. Katsuyuki Kusakawa (SMD of Engg. Headquarters Planning, Compliance, Cost Admin., Mobility Strategy Dept. & Director)

Products/ Services
Automotive, Lighting, Manufacturing, Marketing
Number of Employees
20,000 - 50,000
Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Net Income
100M - 500M
Above - 1B
Traded as

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