HIROSE ELECTRIC CO., LTD. engages in the manufacture and sale of electric connectors. It operates through the following segments: Multi-Pin Connector, Coaxial Connector and Others. The Multi-Pin Connector segment covers connectors for ribbon cables, printed circuit boards, and flexible printed circuit boards; and manufactures circular, rectangular, and nylon connectors. The Coaxial Connector segment deals with high performance connectors, such as optical fiber connectors, for microwave and other high-frequency signals. The Others segment includes medical electronics equipment and health equipment that include interference wave EMS, micro switches and instruments for connectors. The company was founded by Keizo Hirose on August 15, 1937 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.