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    Outline of Sharp Group / Main Data / Main Products

    Outline of Sharp Group

    Sharp’s business activities comprise “electric and electronic application equipment” (i.e., end-user consumer products and information electronics) and “Electronic Components” (i.e., key components of electronic products). By undertaking the development both of key devices based on proprietary technologies and of products in which these devices and technologies are applied, Sharp aims to inspire and impress its customers. The company is working actively to develop its business by pioneering new markets and by bringing forth never-before-seen, uniquely featured products and devices.

    Corporate Name Sharp Corporation
    Head Office 1 Takumi-cho, Sakai-ku, Sakai City, Osaka 590-8522, Japan
    Tel. +81-72-282-1221
    Representative J.W. Tai, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
    Founding September 15, 1912
    Capital Stock

    5 billion yen (as of March 31, 2018)

    Employees Consolidated: 52,548 (as of June 30, 2018)

    Japan : 18,902 (Sharp Corporation 13,142/ other consolidated 5,760)

    Overseas: 33,646 (consolidated)

    Operations Mainly manufacturing and sales of telecommunications equipment, electric and electronic application equipment, and electronic components.

    Main Data

    (Millions of yen)

      Fiscal 2013
    Fiscal 2014 Fiscal 2015 Fiscal 2016 Fiscal 2017
    Main Sales 2,927,186 2,786,256 2,461,589 2,050,639 2,427,271
    Domestic Sales 1,150,091 968,449 750,499 654,012 656,144
    Overseas Sales 1,777,095 1,817,807 1,711,090 1,396,627 1,771,127
    Operating Profit 108,560 -48,065 -161,967 62,454 90,125
    Profit before Income Taxes 45,970 -188,834 -231,122 -587 89,416
    Profit Attributable to Owners of Parent 11,559 -222,347 -255,972 -24,877 70,225
    Net Assets 207,173 44,515 -31,211 307,801 401,713
    Total Assets 2,181,680 1,961,909 1,570,672 1,773,682 1,908,660
    Capital Investment 49,434 62,653 45,240 77,733 119,356
    R&D Expenditures 132,124 141,042 130,120 106,107 100,536

    Main Products

    Smart Homes

    Mobile phones, electronic dictionaries, calculators, facsimiles, telephones, network control units, refrigerators, superheated steam ovens, microwave ovens, small cooking appliances, air conditioners, washing machines, vacuum cleaners, air purifiers, fans, dehumidifiers, humidifiers, electric heating equipment, Plasmacluster ion generators, beauty equipment, solar cells, storage batteries, etc.

    RoBoHoN Mobile Robotic Phone

    AQUOS R2

    Wearable Device

    Plasmacluster Washing Machine

    Healsio Superheated Steam Oven

    Pet Care Monitor

    Industrial Solar Power System

    Residential Solar Power System

    Cloud Storage Battery System

    Smart Business Solutions

    POS system equipment, electronic registers, business projectors, information displays, multi function printers, various options / consumables, various software, etc.

    Digital MFP

    Information Display

    Touch Display

    IoT Electronics Devices

    Camera modules, camera module manufacturing facilities, sensor modules, proximity sensors, dust sensors, CMOS / CCD sensors, semiconductor lasers, in-vehicle cameras, FA equipment, washing machines, etc.

    8K Professional Camcorder

    Professional Network Camera

    Green Laser Diode

    CCD Image Sensor

    CMOS Camera Module

    Advanced Display Systems

    LCD TVs, Blu-ray disc recorders, IGZO liquid crystal display modules, CG silicon liquid crystal display modules, amorphous silicon liquid crystal display modules etc.

    8K LCD TV

    8K Tuner

    Blu-ray Disc Recorder

    8K LCD Monitor

    Free-Form Display

    Display with Transparent NFC* Antenna

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