Founder of Keyence Corp Takemitsu Takizaki is Japan Richest with $38 Billion, Uniqlo Tadashi Yanai Drops to Second with $35 Billion
17th September 2021 | Hong Kong
The founder of electronic sensor and factory automation Keyence Corp and billionaire Takemitsu Takizaki has become Japan’s richest person with $38 billion fortune, overtaking Japanese casual wear Uniqlo (Fast Retailing) founder Tadashi Yanai, who is now 2nd richest with $35 billion. The 3rd richest man in Japan is Softbank founder Masayoshi Son with $25 billion. The 4th richest man in Japan is founder of Nidec (World’s largest manufacturer of micromotors of hard disk and optical drives) Shigenobu Nagamori with $9.5 billion. The 5th richest man in Japan is 2nd generation founder & CEO of Unicharm (diaper-maker with brands Moony & MamyPoko & personal care products) Takahisa Takahara with $8.8 billion.
“ Founder of Keyence Corp Takemitsu Takizaki is Japan Richest with $38 Billion Fortune “
Takemitsu Takizaki founded Keyence Corp in 1974
Takemitsu Takizaki founded Keyence Corp in 1974, producing factory automation equipments such as sensors and measurement instruments.
KEYENCE is a leading supplier of sensors, measuring systems, laser markers, microscopes, and machine vision systems worldwide, KEYENCE is at the forefront of factory automation. We strive to develop innovative and reliable products to meet the needs of our customers in every manufacturing industry.
KEYENCE has steadily grown since 1974 to become an innovative leader in the development and manufacturing of industrial automation and inspection equipment worldwide. Our products consist of code readers, laser markers, machine vision systems, measuring systems, microscopes, sensors, and static eliminators. Our innovative products not only meet current needs but also future customer requirements in the manufacturing and R&D sectors. We strive to anticipate the market’s future goals to provide tomorrow’s solution today. At KEYENCE, we pride ourselves not only on our products, but on our support as well. Our customers benefit from working directly with our highly knowledgeable sales engineers who can help them solve applications and answer technical product questions quickly. Our business results are a direct result of the relentless focus on our business philosophies, and our success is recognized throughout the business world. KEYENCE has been continuously ranked in prominent company rankings such as “The World’s Most Innovative Companies” (Forbes), and we are among the top 5 companies in Japan based on market capitalization as of Mar 2020. Today, KEYENCE serves over 300,000 customers in 110 countries around the world, where our name stands for innovation and excellence.
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