Shimano, Inc.is a Japanese multinational parts, fishing and boating equipment multinational manufacturers. It produced golf gear until 2005 and ski gear until 2008. Headquartered in Sak, Japan, the company has 32 consolidated subsidiaries and 11 unconsolidated subsidiaries. Shimano’s main manufacturing plant is in kunshan, China,Malaysia,and Singapore.In response to the surge in global environmental protection demand, bicycles have become the most environmentally friendly means of transportation. Shimano is committed to providing high quality and high performance components for all types of bicycles manufactured in various countries and regions around the world, from the world’s top racing bicycles. To everyday users, it greatly increases the speed and accuracy of the shift.
In 2017, Shimano’s net sales were $3.2 billion, compared with 38% in Europe, 35% in Asia and 11% in North America. Bicycle parts accounted for 80%, fishing gear for 19% and other products accounted for 0.1%. The company is publicly traded and has 93 million common shares.