Corporate Information

Corporate Information

Basic Information of KYB Corporation


Founded November 19, 1919, as Kayaba Research Center
Established March 10, 1935, as Kayaba Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Incorporated November 25, 1948, as Kayaba Industry Co., Ltd.
Securities Traded Tokyo Stock Exchange (First Section)
Paid-in Capital 27,647.6 million yen (as of March 31 ,2017)
Net Sales 355.3 billion yen(for FY 2016, consolidated)
186.5 billion yen(for FY 2016, non-consolidated)
IR Library
Number of Employees 14,350(as of March 31 ,2017, consolidated)
3,715(as of March 31 ,2017, non-consolidated)
Head Office World Trade Center Bldg. 11F, 4-1, Hamamatsu-cho 2-chome,
Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-6111, Japan
Tel. +81-3-3435-3511 Fax. +81-3-3436-6759
Major Products
Shock Absorbers
(For Automobiles)
Shock absorbers, Suspension system, Stay dampers
(For motorcycles)
Front forks, Oil cushion unit
Semi-active Suspension Systems for Railroad Vehicles,Oil Dampers,Oil Dampers for Eathquakes that prevent shaking of buildings,Telescopic shock absorbers
Hydraulic Equipment
(For industrial use)
Pumps, Motors, Cylinders, Valves
(For Automobiles)
Power Steering,Vane Pump for CVT
(For Aircraft)
Equipment for landing systems, Flight control systems, Emergency devices for aircraft
System product
(For special-purpose vehicles)
Concrete mixer trucks, Granule carriers, Chipping vehicle for Pruued branches, Special-function vehicles
(Equipment products)
Motion simulators, Hydraulic systems, Auditorium and stage control system, Tunnel borers, Naval ship equipment
Electronics Parts

Management (as of June 23, 2017)

Representative Director, President Executive Officer Yasusuke Nakajima Managing Executive Officer Kenji Yamanouchi Executive Officer Shigeru Ooshita
Representative Director, Executive Vice President Executive Officer Takaaki Kato Managing Executive Officer Hiroshi Ogawa Executive Officer Koji Yamamoto
Member of the Board of Directors,Executive Vice President Executive Officer Morio Komiya Managing Executive Officer Hideki Nonoyama Executive Officer Hiroshi Kurotaki
Member of the Board of Directors, Senior Managing Executive Officer Keisuke Saito Managing Executive Officer Shizuka Sakai Executive Officer Takashi Kondo
Member of the Board of Directors, Senior Managing Executive Officer Takafumi Shoji Managing Executive Officer Osamu Kunihara Executive Officer Kimiro Sudo
Member of the Board of Directors, Senior Managing Executive Officer Masao Ono Managing Executive Officer Toshihiko Hatakeyama Executive Officer Masahiro Kawase
Member of the Board of Directors (Outside) Rokuro Tsuruta Executive Officer Hitoshi Nitta Standing Auditor Tomoo Akai
Member of the Board of Directors (Outside) Shuhei Shiozawa Executive Officer Ikuo Inagaki Standing Auditor Michio Tani
Senior Managing Executive Officer Keiichi Handa Executive Officer Masaru Tsuboi Standing Auditor Osamu Kawase
Managing Executive Officer Kazuhiro Ogata Executive Officer Tomoyuki Nagata Standing Auditor Motoo Yamamoto
Managing Executive Officer Eiji Hisada Executive Officer Masayoshi Sakemi