Alps Alpine Co., Ltd. (APELY) Company Bio
Alps Alpine Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells electronic components in Japan, the United States, China, Germany, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Electronic Components, Automotive Infotainment, and Logistics. The Electronic Components segment develops, manufactures, and markets electronic components. The Automotive Infotainment segment develops, manufactures, and markets audio, information, and communication products. The Logistics segment offers transportation, storage, and forwarding services. Its products for the consumer and EHII (energy, healthcare, industry, and IoT) markets include TACT switches, multi-directional operating devices, rotary sensors, aspherical glass lense, PC board mount current sensors, slide potentiometers, encoders, actuators, and reactors, as well as pressure, geomagnetic, force, and humidity sensors; sensor network, environmental sensor, and power conversion modules, as well as compact printers; and remote monitoring system for logistics, worker condition monitoring systems, and ground wire automated tracking and inspection drone system. The company's products for the automotive market comprises TACT and detector switches, wireless LAN/Bluetooth combination modules, automotive and LTE modules, and engine start switches, as well as stand position, EGR valve, and current sensors; power windows, electronic parking systems, intelligent control panels, electric shifters, steering wheel modules, sound system speakers, vehicle-approaching alert systems, amplifier for in-vehicle sound systems, displays, and camera/drive recorders; and car navigation systems, premium sound speakers, smartphone app, rear seat monitors, and camera systems. It also provides information systems development, office, and financing and leasing services. The company was formerly known as Alps Electric Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Alps Alpine Co., Ltd. in January 2019. The company was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.