Sharp Global Strategy
Linking India and the World
Sharp companies in India are part of its global strategy to enable all its bases within its worldwide network to support and complement each other with R&D, product engineering, parts procurement and distribution. This ensures Sharp products remain competitive in most markets. Thus enabling its consumers to enjoy a value-added and on improved quality of life.
|Corporate Name||Innolux Optoelectronics India Pvt.|
|Head Office||701, C-59, G-Block, Platina, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra(E), Mumbai 400051, India|
|Business Activities||Sales of LED TV and audio products|
|Founding||Founder, Tokuji Hayakawa, was awarded a patent for the "Tokubijo" snap buckle (he was 18 years old at the time). On September 15, 1912, he established a small metalworking shop in Matsui-cho, Honjo, Tokyo.
A Sharp Journey ( Sharp History )
|Origin of Company Name||Mr. Hayakawa continued to research and improve the techniques for making metal writing instruments, and in 1915, he invented a mechanical pencil that, after further improvements, would take the world by storm. In 1916, Mr. Hayakawa's mechanical pencil was named the "Ever-Ready Sharp Pencil." The present name of the company and its trademark are derived from that product.|
|Incorporation||In May 1935, the structure of the company was modified to become a joint-stock corporation under the name Hayakawa Metal Works Institute Co. (capitalization: 300,000 yen.)|