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Fujikura Group CSR Integrated Report 2016
Corporate Profile

Company Profile

Company Profile

Company name Fujikura Ltd.
Established 1885
Incorporation 1910
Paid in Capital 53.0 billion yen (as of March 31, 2016 Consolidated)
Net Sales 678.5 billion yen (FY2015, Consolidated)
President & CEO Masahiko Ito
Head Office 1-5-1, kiba, koto-ku,Tokyo 135-8512 Japan
Plants Sakura,Suzuka, Numazu, Ishioka
R&D Tokyo, Sakura, Suzuka
Branch/Business office Osaka, Nagoya / Utsunomiya, Toyota
Overseas U.S.A, U.K, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, China, Vietnam, India etc.U.S.A, U.K, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, China, Vietnam, India etc.
Number of Employees 52,114 ( as of March 31, 2016 Consolidated)
Main Business Optical Fiber Cable, Optical Tele System, Tele System, Electronics & Automotive Components, Metal Cable & System, Metal Wires, Real Estate Business,etc.

Company history

Beginning 1885 Zenpachi Fujikura commenced the manufacturing business in Awaji-cho, Kanda, Tokyo.
Zenpachi Fujikura

Sendagaya Plant totally destroyed by a tornado
(1903)
1887 Imported five leading-edge braid machines
1888 Leasing of a former silk mill in the Shinjuku Imperial estate, Tokyo and relocation of the plant to this site (Shinjuku Plant)
1890 Relocation of plant to 900, Sendagaya, Tokyo. (The Sendagaya Plant 1)
1896 Relocation of plant to 922, Sendagaya. (The Sendagaya Plant 2)
1901 Reorganization as an unlimited partnership named Fujikura Electric Wire & Rubber Co., Ltd. was founded.td>
1903 Appointed to be Japan's first rubber-insulation plant by Japan's former Ministry of Communications and Transportation; however, the plant was totally destroyed by a tornado.
Establishment 1910 Company name changed to Fujikura Electric Wire Corporation.
The Sendagaya Plant
(1920)
1920 The Sendagaya Plant has become very prosperous.
1919 Established Fujikura Gakuen.
1923 Moved head office plant to Fukagawa, which burned due to the Great Kanto Earthquake.
1931 Took top spot in the market with “Toukousen” electric wire for aircraft.
Restoration after the Earthquake and
Fujikura of Technology
1938-39 Company's baseball club became champion two years in a row in the National Inter-City Baseball Tournament.
Company's baseball club became champion two years in a row in the National Inter-City Baseball Tournament.
(1939)

Fukagawa Plant totally destroyed in the Tokyo Air Raid, and the war finally ended.
(1945)
1941 Outbreak of the Pacific War
1944 Began operating the Fuji Plant.
Postwar and
High Economic Growth Period
1945 Fukagawa Plant totally destroyed in the Tokyo Air Raid. (Second foundation of the company)
1945 The war finally ended.
1949 Delivered Japan's first 24-core TV camera cables to NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation).
1954 Opened Numazu Plant.
1957 Began manufacturing wire harnesses.
1964 The Tokyo Olympics
1965 Opened Sakura Plant.
1970 Opened Suzuka Plant.
1973 First oil crisis
1979年
(昭54)
Set world record by achieving very low transmission losses of 0.27 dB/km for its single-mode optical fiber. Began manufacturing FPCs for use in electronic devices.
Period of Great Changes and
Hardship
1980 Developed single-mode optical fusion splicers.
1981 Developed Japan's first optical fiber composite overhead ground wire (OPGW).
1982 Began manufacturing membrane switches.
1984 Established Fujikura (Thailand) Ltd. to begin operations in the country.
1985 Marked centennial of the foundation.
Developed world's first core alignment fusion splicer.
1987 Succeeded in the fabrication of oxide superconducting wires.
1992 Changed company name to Fujikura Ltd.
1998 Delivered worlds’ largest 500kV DC OF submarine cables.
Internationalization 2000 Commenced former Fukagawa Plant site redevelopment project.
Opening of the "Fukagawa Gatharia" complex
(2010)
2004 Achieved a world record for yttrium-based superconducting wires.
2005 Celebrated 120th anniversary of foundation, declared the "third foundation" and formulated Corporate Philosophy MVCV.
2009 Began conducting CSR activities and manufacture of fiber lasers.
Globalization 2010 Established biotope named "Fujikura-Kiba Millennium Woods".
Suffered damage due to the Great East Japan Earthquake
2011

The catastrophic flood in Thailand
2011
2011 Suffered damage due to the Great East Japan Earthquake and the catastrophic flood in Thailand.
2015 130th anniversary of the foundation

Global Fujikura Group

The Fujikura Group is globally operating in the following four business categories in 24 countries and regions: infrastructure-related business (power & telecommunication systems); electronics business (focusing on electronic components); automotive products business (focusing on harnesses for automobiles); and others. Of the Group’s 99 consolidated subsidiaries, 22 are operating in Japan and 77 overseas. The following table shows the breakdown of the companies by region.

(Unit: companies)

Fujikura Group's overseas consolidated subsidiaries By region No. of companies by region
As of the end of March 2016
Japan 22
Asia 28
Australia 1
Europe 15
Africa 2
North America 29
South America 2
Total 99
(Year-on-year comparison+0)

The following tables show the Fujikura Group's consolidated subsidiaries by country and by business segment.

Global Fujikura Group

Number of employees by in-house company and by region

(Number of employees by business segment)

(Unit: people)

in-house company Fiscal 2015
Power & Telecommunication Systems Company 11,197
Electronics Business Company 15,969
Automotive Products Company 25,731
Real Estate Business Company 10
Others 1,207
Total 54,114
(12,705)

*The figure shown in parentheses is the average number of temporary employees, who are not included in the total number of employees.

 

(Number of employees by region)

(Unit: people)

Fiscal 2015
Japan 5,670
Asia (excluding Japan) 29,025
The Americas 12,561
Europe 6,858
Total 54,114
(12,705)

 

[Number of female employees, ratio]

[Unit:people]


Total employees

Male employees

Female employees
Ratio of female(%)
③/①
Japan 5,591 4,739 852 15.2
Asia(excluding Japan) 27,675 7,822 19,853 71.7
North & South America 12,366 6,037 6,329 51.2
Europe & Africa 10,931 4,319 6,612 60.5
Total 56,563 22,917 33,646 59.5

*Major group companies 55 companies, 56,563 employees (cover ratio 98%)

 

(Overseas Sales Ratio and Breakdown of Employees)

(Unit: people)

Fiscal year 2014 2015
Overseas sales ratio % 54 60
Breakdown of employees Japan 5,757 5,670
Overseas
(Ratio)
46,695
(89)
48,444
(89)
Total 52,452 54,114

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Participation in industry associations

Fujikura participates in a range of organizations, including industry associations, and its representatives serve as directors for the development of the industry and improvement of people's lives. The following table shows the major organizations in which the company participates.

Name of the organization Outline of the industrial association
Japan Business Federation (KEIDANREN) The Japan Business Federation (KEIDANREN) is composed of 1,308 representative companies of Japan, 114 nationwide industrial associations, and 47 regional economic organizations (as of March 31, 2014). As a comprehensive economic organization, KEIDANREN contributes to the self-sustaining development of the Japanese economy and improvement in Japanese people’s quality of life by invigorating companies as well as individuals and local communities that support companies.
Japanese Electric Wire & Cable Makers' Association (JCMA) The Japanese Electric Wire & Cable Makers' Association (JCMA) is an industrial association that contributes to the development of Japan's economy and improvement in the quality of life of people in Japan by fostering further development of Japan's electric wire and cable industry.
Japan Electric Cable Technology Center (JECTEC) The Japan Electric Cable Technology Center (JECTEC) is engaged in the testing, examination, certification and research of the safety and reliability of electric wires and cables; human resource development in the technological field including overseas training; and information exchange and database establishment/utilization.
Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA) The Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA) works to foster the sound manufacturing, international trade and consumption of electronic devices and components as well as the comprehensive development of the Japanese electronics and information technology industries, with a view to contributing to the development of Japan's economy and culture.
Optoelectronics Industry and Technology Development Association (OITDA) The Optoelectronics Industry and Technology Development Association (OITDA) is committed to fostering the comprehensive growth and development of the optical industry and improving Japanese people's quality of life, thereby contributing to Japan's socioeconomic development.
Tokyo-to Koto Sangyo Renmei (labor insurance administration association) The Tokyo-to Koto Sangyo Renmei (labor insurance administration association) is contributing to the development of the Koto City in cooperation with the city government and related organizations.
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