Kawasaki Heavy Industries

kawasaki-page-logoKawasaki Heavy Industries was founded in 1896 by Shozo Kawasaki, whom the company is named after. It has headquarters in Chuo-ku, Kobe and Minato, Tokyo in Japan. The company is an international manufacturer of motor vehicles such as motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles. The company employs roughly 29,000 people and its current president is Tadaharu Ohashi.

The company also manufactures watercraft, industrial plants, ships, tractors, trains and small engines as well as aerospace equipment. Some of their aerospace products are military aircraft. Their company has done subcontracting work on various aircraft. Those aircraft are Boeing, Bombardier and Embraer.

Kawasaki Heavy Industries is a contractor for the Japanese Ministry of Defense. Some of their military aircraft include the T-4 intermediate jet trainer, the P-3C antisubmarine warfare patrol airplane and the XP-1 maritime patrol airplane. They also produce helicopters, missiles, space systems, simulators and jet engines.

Aside from airplanes and military defense systems, Kawasaki Heavy Industries also produces vehicles from ATVs to motorcycles. They also manufacture utility vehicles and jet skis.

Below is a list of the tens of affiliates and subsidiaries of Kawasaki Heavy Industries from their website:

In Japan:
o Akashi Ship Model Basin Co., Ltd.
o Alna Yusoki-Yohin Co., Ltd.
o Benic Solution Corp.
o EarthTechnica Co., Ltd.
o Enetec Co., Ltd.
o Fukae Powtec Corp.
o JP Steel Plantech Co.
o Kawaju Akashi Service Co., Ltd.
o Kawasaki Engineering Co., Ltd.
o Kawasaki Oita Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
o Kawasaki Metal Industries, Ltd.
o Kawasaki Setsubi Kogyo Co., Ltd.
o Kawasaki Shipbuilding Corporation
o Kawasaki Plant Systems, Ltd.
o Kawasaki Precision Machinery Ltd.
o Kawasaki Machine Systems, Ltd.
o Kawasaki Motors Corporation Japan
o Kawasaki Hydromechanics Corp.
o Kawasaki Life Corporation
o Kawasaki Naval Engine Service, Ltd.
o Kawaju Akashi Engineering Co., Ltd.
o KEE Environmental Construction, Co. Ltd.
o KEE Environmental Service, Ltd.
o Kawaju Gifu Service Co., Ltd.
o Kawaju Gifu Engineering Co., Ltd.
o Kawasaki Prime Mover Engineering Co., Ltd.
o Kawasaki Construction Co., Ltd.
o Kawasaki Rolling Stock Technology Co., Ltd.
o Kawasaki Rolling Stock Component Co., Ltd.
o Kawaju Shoji Co., Ltd.
o Kawaju Techno Service Corp.
o Kawaju Tokyo Service Corp.
o Kawaju Facilitech Co., Ltd.
o Kawasaki Thermal Engineering Co., Ltd.
o K Career Partners Corp.
o K-GES Co., Ltd.
o K-Tec Corp.
o KGM (Kawaju Gifu Manufacturing) Co., Ltd.
o Kawasaki Setsubi Kogyo Co., Ltd.
o Kawasaki Construction Machinery, Hokkaido Ltd.
o Kawaju Sakaide Service Co., Ltd.
o Kawaju Kobe Support Co., Ltd.
o Kawaju Marine Engineering Co., Ltd.
o KHI JPS Co., Ltd.
o Kawasaki Shipbuilding Inspection Co., Ltd.
o Kawasaki Gas Turbine Research Center Ltd.
o Nichijo Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
o NIPPI Corporation
o Sapporo Kawasaki Rolling Stock Engineering Co., Ltd.
o Technica Corp.
o Union Precision Die Co., Ltd.
Below is a list of their affiliates and subsidiaries on an international basis:
o Canadian Kawasaki Motors Inc.
o Kawasaki Construction Machinery Corp. of America
o Kawasaki Heavy Industries (U.S.A.), Inc.
o Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.
o Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp., U.S.A.
o Kawasaki Precision Machinery (U.S.A.), Inc.
o Kawasaki Rail Car, Inc.
o Kawasaki Robotics (U.S.A.), Inc.
o Kawasaki do Brasil Industria e Comercio Ltda. Wuhan Kawasaki Marine Machinery Co., Ltd.
o Nantong Cosco KHI Ship Engineering Co., Ltd.
o Kawasaki Heavy Industries Machinery Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
o KHI (Dalian) Computer Technology Co., Ltd.
o Kawasaki Precision Machinery (China) Ltd.
o Kawasaki Robotics (TIANJIN) Co., Ltd.
o Kawasaki Heavy Industries(H.K.) Ltd.
o Kawasaki Machine Systems Korea, Ltd.
o Kawasaki Gas Turbine Asia Sdn Bhd
o P.T. Kawasaki Motor Indonesia
o Kawasaki Heavy Industries (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
o Kawasaki Motors Enterprise (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
o KHI Design & Technical Service Inc.
o Kawasaki Motors (Phils.) Corporation
o Kawasaki Motors Pty. Ltd.
o Kawasaki Heavy Industries (U.K.) Ltd.
o Kawasaki Precision Machinery (U.K.) Limited
o Kawsaki Robotics (UK) Ltd.
o Kawasaki Robotics G.m.b.H.
o Kawasaki Gas Turbine Europe GmbH
o Kawasaki Motors Europe N.V.
o KHI Europe Finance B.V.
o Kawasaki Heavy Industries (Europe) B.V.

Kawasaki Heavy Industries has been a major force in the vehicle manufacturing industry since the late 1890s and continues to grow as the automotive industry grows each year. Their influence in foreign markets and in Japan are numerous.