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JVC Kenwood

JVC Kenwood Corp.
株式会社 JVCケンウッド
Type Corporation
Traded as TYO: 6632
Industry Electronics
Founded October 1st, 2008
Headquarters Yokohama, Japan
Key people Haruo Kawahara
Takao Tsuji
Products Audio, visual, computer-related electronics and software, media products
Revenue Decrease US$ 5.2 billion (2010)
Net income Increase US$ 1.4 billion (2010)
Employees 19,100
Divisions Teichiku Records
Subsidiaries JVC
Website JVCKENWOOD Corporation

JVC KENWOOD Corp. (JVCケンウッド) is a multinational electronics company headquartered in Yokohama, Japan. It was formed from the merger of JVC and Kenwood Corporation on October 1, 2008. Upon creation, Haruo Kawahara of Kenwood was the holding company's chairman, while JVC President Kunihiko Sato was the company's president. JVC Kenwood Holdings focuses on car and home electronics, wireless systems for the worldwide consumer electronics market, professional broadcast, CCTV and digital and analogue Two-way radio equipment and systems.

On Monday, May 31, 2010 JVC Kenwood announced that it would end camcorder production in Japan by March 2011 and shift production overseas to cut losses.[1]

JVC Kenwood's headquarters in Yokohama, Japan



  • JVC, Kenwood officially hook up via CNet
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External links

  • JVCKENWOOD Corporation (English)
  • About JVCKENWOOD (English)
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