DENSO at a Glance

DENSO is a leading supplier of advanced automotive technology, systems and components for major automakers. We are committed to making the world a better place through our world-first products and technologies.

1949 established

Leading the way globally

DENSO started as a manufacturer of automotive-electric products. After decades, DENSO became a global supplier of systems and components and is expanding its business to non-automotive fields, such as Home Energy Management Systems (HEMS), medical robots and agricultural support.

US $40.2 billion in annual revenue

Supporting automakers worldwide

DENSO provides leading technology and high-quality products as a trusted partner of automakers around the globe. Our world-first advances range from diesel common rail systems that dramatically improve diesel engine performance to night view technology that detects pedestrians at night.

151,000 employees in 220 group companies

Meeting local needs globally

DENSO demonstrates its expertise in 38 countries and regions by combining local needs with global standards.

Environment, Security & Safety

Protecting Lives, Preserving the Planet, and Preparing a Bright Future for Generations to Come

DENSO contributes to the society by developing and producing advanced technologies and products focused on the environment, security and safety.

9% of revenue invested in R&D

Investing in advanced Research & Development

DENSO invests about nine percent of consolidated revenue (US$3.5 billion in 2015) into Research & Development at seven technical centers around the world.

38,000 active patents worldwide

Generating innovative new ideas

DENSO consistently ranks at the top of the automotive industry for patents generated each year. This is due, in part, to a culture of innovation and high expectations for thinking differently, together. Open communication and teamwork are core values of the organization.

61 WorldSkills Competition medals

Refining skills and technology

DENSO technicians continue the tradition of sharpening their skills through the WorldSkills Competition, participating since 1971 to better support engineers in transforming innovative ideas to viable products.

0.001mm processing accuracy

Highly precise processing technology

DENSO processing technology transforms ideas into reality with hair-thin precision. Our employees deliver these results throughout our processes, from advanced production engineering to highly skilled production workers.

40,000 volunteers on DENSO Community Service Day

Contributing to our communities

DENSO employees worldwide share their time and talent with our local communities; DENSO encourages global participation in DENSO Community Service Day in each region where we make and sell products.