BENFIELD ELECTRIC JAPAN CO.,LTD.

Japanese

ABOUT US 

Corporate Information

Company Name BENFIELD ELECTRIC JAPAN CO., LTD.
Address SHIBAFUJI BLDG. 4F, 1-1-15 SHIBA DAIMON, MINATO-KU, TOKYO 105-0012, JAPAN
President HIDEHITO IKOMA
Our Business Provides products and specialized services to Japanese engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractors, and OEM manufacturing firms for their worldwide projects.
Foundation 01-May-98
Capital 10,000,000 yen
Annual Sales 860,000,000 yen (2018)
Bank
  • SMBC
  • Bank of America (U.S.A.)
  • Natwest Bank (U.K.)
Quality Managementguarantee of quality Acquired ISO 9001:2008

History (Timeline)

1951 Herbert H. Benfield establishes H.H. Benfield Electric Supply Co., Inc. as one of the very few electrical materials wholesalers in the United States at the time
1965 Roy C. Kohli (Chairman of the Benfield Group) visits Japan as a marine to undergo joint training with Japan’s Self-Defense Force and is greatly impressed by the sincere and devoted nature of the Japanese populace
1970 U.S. Benfield becomes the official distributor of Crouse-Hinds(later Cooper Crouse-Hinds)
Many U.S. firms expand overseas in order to establish power plant and infrastructure businesses
1975 U.S. Benfield Electric International, Ltd. (BEI) is established to engage in overseas trade
Japanese firms commence export of plants and begin to increase their presence as competitors of U.S. firms
1975 Benfield commences marketing targeting Japanese firms.
Consistent activities and loyal services are rewarded with the placement of the first order
Steady expansion of the market from 1975 to 1985
1985 BEI representative office is established in Tokyo
Support framework in Japan is strengthened
1998 After steady growth in sales, Benfield Electric Japan (BEJ) is established as a corporation in Japan
2003 BEJ office expands
Acquisition of ISO9001
2006 BEJ office expands
2014 Joint venture Benfield Electric Australia (BCJV) is established
Joint venture BWEI/U.S.A. is established
2015 Benfield partners with U.K.’s R&M and begins business

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