History About Hirose Electric Group:
Hirose Electric Group, a Japanese company founded in 1937, specializes in the manufacturing of connectors. They became an international company in 1968 and have annual revenue of $900 million, with a gross profit of $300 million. As of 2006, they have 3,975 employees. Hirose manufactures a large array of specialty connectors: circular, rectangular, coaxial, modular, board-to-board, board-to-wire, FPC/FFC, card edge, optical connectors and devices, microwave components, and memory cards and IC sockets. Their interconnects have board-to-wire, board-to-board, flexible circuits, and medical electronics applications.