Katsutoshi Tokuyama,,
Company President

Industries and the general public are now being forced to reconsider energy issues. We had focused on how to obtain and generate large quantities of energy, whereas today we are witnessing a fundamental transition encompassing safety, efficiency and energy storage.

One of our company’s bases is located in Fukushima. We experienced the disaster firsthand in 2011 and were closely involved in many restoration efforts. This made us realize more than ever the importance of the technical strengths we developed over the years in the battery and power supply fields.
We see it as our mission to lead the way toward the future of energy storage.

As we pursue these goals, we invite you to maintain an interest in our company.

Company Profile

The battery division of Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. launched its own business in 1950, manufacturing batteries under the corporate name The Furukawa Battery Co., Ltd.  Furukawa Battery has consistently taken up the endless challenge in pursuit of new forms of energy storage.

The results of our work are crystallized in FB batteries that reliably meet the energy needs of customers in fields as diverse as transportation, information technology, industry, environmental protection, and space.
As energy requirements grow in complexity and scale, Furukawa Battery will continue to develop energy source to meet the needs of society.

To respond to increasingly sophisticated, diverse needs, we have applied our systems for basic research, applied development, and product development, and used our cutting-edge technical capabilities to deliver the high-quality energy needed to meet continuously evolving needs.

Our batteries for railway rolling stock are especially praised for their safety, high durability and low maintenance requirements, and are used by many railway operators.


Status monitoring device and alkaline storage batteries for railway rolling stock in battery box

Our pocket alkaline storage batteries and battery box such as these are frequently used in
railway rolling stock.

Our monoblock alkaline storage batteries such as these are no needed to add water for dozen years from a few years by optimal design. Photo also shows battery box.



2-4-1 Hoshikawa, Hodogaya-Ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture 240-0006, Japan
Tel: 045-336-5063 (when dialing from outside Japan: +81-45-336-5063)
Fax: 045-333-2534 (when dialing from outside Japan: +81-45-333-2534)


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