Takara Holdings

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Takara Holdings Inc.
Native name
宝ホールディングス株式会社
Public KK
Traded as
Industry Beverages
Founded June 1925, 09; 93 years ago (09-06-1925)
Headquarters Shimogyō-ku, Kyoto 600-8688, Japan
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Hisashi Ohmiya
(Chairman)
Toshio Kakimoto
(President)
Products
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Seasonings
  • Research reagents
  • Scientific instruments
  • Health foods
Revenue

Increase JPY 225.3 billion (FY 2015)

(US$ 1.99 billion) (FY 2015)

Increase JPY 7 billion (Y 2015)

(US$ 62.4 million) (FY 2015)
Number of employees
3,780 (consolidated, as of March 31, 2016)
Website Official website
Footnotes / references
[1][2]

Takara Holdings (宝ホールディングス株式会社, Takara Hōrudingusu Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese company based in Kyoto. The company is mainly involved in the production of beverages, food, printing and medical supplies.[2]

Divisions

Takara Bio

Subsidiaries of Takara Bio Inc. include Clontech Laboratories, a Mountain View, California-based manufacturer of materials for biological research formerly owned by Becton Dickinson,[3] as well as regional subsidiaries in Japan, Korea, China, and the US. In 2007, Clontech was involved in litigation with Invitrogen over patents for RNase H minus reverse transcriptase.[4]

Takara Shuzo

Takara Shuzo Co. produces sake, other beverages, and seasonings. This division comprises the original business; the holding company including it was formed in 2001.[5] Takara Shuzo also owns the Tomatin distillery of Highland single malt scotch whisky. Takara Shuzo Co. is the largest distiller of traditional shochu liquor in Japan.[6]

References

  1. ^ "Corporate Profile". Takara Holdings. Retrieved May 5, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Company Profile". Nikkei Asian Review. Nikkei Inc. Retrieved May 5, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Takara Bio to Acquire Clontech Unit of BD Biosciences". bionity.com. July 5, 2005. Retrieved April 7, 2017. 
  4. ^ Nag, Dilipp S. (May 30, 2007). "Invitrogen, Clontech settle patent litigation". Reuters. Retrieved April 7, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Takara Shuzo to set up holding company". Goliath Business News. 
  6. ^ Takada, Aya (July 4, 2014). "Farms Fatten Pigs With Stale Bread in Japan to Cut Costs". Bloomberg. Retrieved September 17, 2015. 


Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Takara_Holdings&oldid=827115974"
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takara_Holdings
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "Takara Holdings"; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA