Essex Furukawa Magnet Wire Japan Receives “Advanced Performance Award” from DENSO

June 27, 2024

Essex Furukawa is pleased to announce that its team in Japan has been honored with the prestigious “Advanced Performance Award” by DENSO, a respected brand and valued partner in the automotive industry.

The award recognizes the outstanding achievements of the Essex Furukawa Magnet Wire team in the development of a Polyimide (PI) thick enamel wire product over the past several years. This innovative wire has demonstrated exceptional performance and has contributed significantly to the advancement of automotive technology.

A formal ceremony was held in Nagoya City, Japan on May 20, and was a momentous occasion for the entire team. Mikimori Maekawa, President and Representative Director of Essex Furukawa Magnet Wire Japan expressed his gratitude, stating, “I appreciate, and am so proud, of all of our team members and operators’ efforts. I would also like to thank all of the Essex Furukawa team for their continuous support to make this happen.”

He added, “DENSO is a respected brand and a valued partner; this acknowledgement is something that everyone in our organization will take pride in.”

In addition to the accolades received by the team in Japan, the award also acknowledged the contributions of the Essex Furukawa team in China. Their dedication and expertise have played a vital role in the success of the product development.

To celebrate the achievement, a separate event was held at the Kameyama, Mie plant on June 21. The event provided an opportunity to recognize and appreciate the hard work and commitment of the team members involved.

Globally headquartered in Kariya, Japan, DENSO is leading mobility supplier that develops advanced technology and components for nearly every vehicle make and model on the road today. DENSO invests in its global footprint to produce cutting-edge electrification, powertrain, thermal and mobility electronics products, among others, that changes how the world moves.

Essex Furukawa has been proud to participate in 35 years of supplying DENSO with magnet wire and insulation in North America, Europe, Asia, and Japan.

Essex Furukawa is committed to pushing the boundaries of innovation and delivering high-quality products that meet the evolving needs of the automotive industry. The “Advanced Performance Award” from DENSO serves as a testament to that dedication and expertise.

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