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.

DENSO Worldwide

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 $40.4 billion in annual sales

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.

150,000 employees in 200 group companies

Meeting local needs globally

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

DENSO in US/Canada

1966 established

50 years of growth

In 1966, DENSO (Nippondenso) opened its first sales office in North America in Chicago to support the supply of alternators to Ford Motor Co. One year later, DENSO opened a Midwest sales office in Southfield, Mich., and in 1985 established the office as its regional North America headquarters.

US $9.6 billion in annual sales

Supporting global automakers

DENSO’s operations in North America support global automakers as they build vehicles for the local market. From research and development and engineering to sales and manufacturing, the region supports the development, testing and selling of technologies that bring value to our customers and society.

24,000 employees

Powered by our people

Our employees are the core of everything we do. With more than 24,000 people in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, DENSO in North America’s employees are helping design, develop and produce innovative solutions for the modern automobile.

28 manufacturing locations

Craftsman-like precision

We operate 28 manufacturing locations in North America. Our people approach problem solving with craftsman-like precision. They create things with care, quality and precision, from design to manufacturing with a strong focus on safety, quality and efficiency.

8,900 U.S. patents Centre

Innovative mobility solutions

While leveraging our global expertise, we stay on track with regional needs to bring a competitive line-up of innovative technology that the industry has come to count on. We draw purpose from knowing that our neighbors and relatives count on us for safe, quality transporation.

77,000+ community service hours

A core part of the community

The places where we operate are a core part of who we are. Where we craft and sell products is more than a workplace. The consumers we serve are more than just drivers and passengers. This is our home. They are our family, our friends. We are wholly committed to each. To our very core.