Canare develops, manufactures, and provides the best audio and video cables, connectors, patchbays, and fiber-optic products for the television broadcast industry and the professional A/V market.
Broadcast engineers, sound technicians, A/V facility integrators, design consultants and many leading OEM’s rely on Canare’s product, proven reliability and top notch customer service.
- Name: Canare Electric Co., Ltd.
- Incorporated: February 1974 (commenced operation: 1970)
- Capital: 1.04 billion yen.
- Locations: see the “Contacts” page
- Representative Director & President: Masahiro Nakajima
- Activities: Manufacture and sale of audio-video cables, connectors, assemblies, converters and related products for professional audio and video industry.
Five-point Product Development Goal
|1)||Responsive||:||Fulfilling the needs of the industry through custom solutions.|
|2)||Unique||:||Incorporating valuable features not offered by competitors.|
|3)||Cutting-edge||:||Devoted to meeting the requirements for emerging technologies.|
|4)||Enduring||:||Concentrated on products with long-term value.|
|5)||Global||:||Focused on niche markets as well as universal products.|
In 1970, Kimio Kawamoto founded Canare in Nagoya, Japan. He took the company name from the river nearby the office, named “Kanare” river. The company took a major growing-up with innovative microphone cable which is high-quality, low noise, variety of colors, and smooth, in 1977.
|1970 (Sep)||Founded in Nagoya, Japan.|
|1974 (Feb)||Incorporated as Canare Electric Co., Ltd.|
|1974 (Dec)||Released Multichannel Audio Snake Cable.|
|1977 (Oct)||Released Color Microphone Cable.|
|1981 (Jun)||Released Fixed Use Microphone Cable.|
|1983 (Feb)||Established Sales Company in California, USA.|
|1983 (Nov)||Canare Harness Co., Ltd. in Nagoya, Japan established.|
|1987 (Feb)||Released True 75Ω BNC connector.|
|1989 (Jun)||Released True 75Ω Dual Video Jack.|
|1991 (Dec)||Registered to an over-the-counter stock in the Japanese Securities Dealers Association.|
|1993 (Mar)||Launched Nano-Tech Laboratory in Nagoya, Japan.|
|1996 (Jun)||Canare Electric (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd. established.|
|1999 (Nov)||Canare Corporation of Korea established.|
|2000 (Nov)||Canare Japan certified ISO 9001.|
|2001 (Jun)||Canare Corporation of Taiwan, established.|
|2003 (Apr)||Canare Electric (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. established.|
|2004 (Feb)||Canare Corporation of Tianjin established.|
|2004 (May)||Canare Japan certified ISO 14001.|
|2006 (Dec)||Listed on the second section of Tokyo Stock Exchange.|
|2006 (Dec)||Listed on the second section of Nagoya Stock Exchange.|
|2007 (Dec)||Canare France S.A.S. established.|
|2007 (Dec)||Listed on the first section of Tokyo Stock Exchange.|
|2007 (Dec)||Listed on the first section of Nagoya Stock Exchange.|
|2008 (May)||Canare Singapore Private Ltd. established.|
|2011 (Mar)||Canare System Works Co., Ltd. established in Tokyo Japan.|
|2012 (May)||Canare Tech Corporation established in Yokohama Japan.|
|2015 (Aug)||Canare Electric India Private Ltd. established.|
|2016 (Nov)||Canare Europe GmbH established in Germany.|
|2017 (May)||Canare Middle East FZCO established in Dubai, UAE.|