About us

Corporate Profile

Trade name
February 21, 1950
Head Office and Factory
9 Tennohara, Matsukawa-machi Fukushima City, Fukushima Prefecture 960-1292 Japan
1,148 million yen
Main stockholders
Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation
Hideyasu Ando
13.8 billion yen (FY 2022)
581 (as of March 2023)
Construction License
  • Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism License
  • Electrical work
  • Machinery and equipment installation work
  • Telecommunication engineering
  • General civil engineering
  • ISO 9001 accredited August 9, 1996
  • ISO 14001 accredited March 10, 1999
  • OHSAS 18001 accredited January 13, 2009

About Kitashiba environmental management system ISO14001 certification

Range of Authentication

Main site : KITASHIBA ELECTRIC CO., LTD. Head office

Sub site : KITASHIBA ELECTRIC CO., LTD. Nihonmatsu Branch Plant

Scope of Application

This certification applies to our structure, operation, products and people who work for organization of service in main office of Kitashiba, Maehara factory and Tennouhara factory.


Power Systems

Power Transformers, Furnace Transformers, Vegetable oil Transformers, Reactors, Distribution Panels, Step Voltage Regulators (Thyristor Voltage Regulators: TVRs), Digital Control Panels Brushless AC Exciters, Emergency Power Generation Systems, Coolers (Oil, Water, Air, Gas)
Industrial Distribution Systems, Mobile Substations, Power Generating Systems, Oil Cooling Units, Air Cooling Units, Hydrogen Gas Cooling Units, Pure Water Cooling Units, Mounted Blower Cooling Equipment, Deionized Water Cooling Systems, Bearing Lubricators, Bearing Cooling Systems, Underground Substation Cooling Systems

Industrial Systems

Induction Furnace, Small induction furnace for experiment, Foundry Operation & Energy Management System, Heating machines (Bar Heater, Edge Heater)


Kitashiba's long history of achievements

Kitashiba's long history of achievements

Kitashiba founded in 21st Feb 1950 in Matsukawa-machi, Fukushima-shi, Fukushima.
From we began business as Matsukawa Factory of Shibaura Electric Co., Ltd.Kitashiba at July 1944 by hard working to attract head office and factory in Matsukawa-machi by local people, Kitashiba has contributed to the social infrastructure , while being closely connected to local communities and other prefectures in Tohoku.

  • 1944

    Began business as Matsukawa Factory of Shibaura Electric Co., Ltd. (Started manufacture of Rotating Machines, Transformers)

    Rotating Machines, Transformers
  • 1950

    Kitashiba Electric Co., Ltd. Established

  • 1951

    Started manufacture of AC generators

  • 1955

    Started manufacture of small motors for autos

  • 1962

    Started manufacture of distribution panels
    Started manufacture of large-capacity transformers

    distribution panels
  • 1973

    Started manufacture of heat exchangers

  • 1978

    Started manufacture of electro-heat equipment

    electro-heat equipment
  • 1983

    Started mass production of small motors for autos

    motors for autos
  • 2001

    Started environment/energy solutions business

    environment/energy solutions business
  • 2004

    Started Chinese manufacture of small auto motors

  • 2009

    Started sales of canola oil filled transformers
    Established company in China with Toshiba to manufacture and sell power distribution transformers

  • 2013

    Started sales of intermediate transformers for renewable energy applications
    Started sales of energy management systems for foundries

  • 2015

    Established automotive motor China sales subsidiary

    automotive motor China sales subsidiary
  • 2016

    Started sales of ULTrans(New environmentally friendly transformer)

  • 2022

    Group companies Kitashiba Giken Co., Ltd. and Kitashiba Techno Co., Ltd. Integrated into Kitashiba Electric Co., Ltd.