Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. manufactures transportation equipment and industrial goods. The company manufactures ships, rolling stock, aircraft and jet engines, gas turbine power generators, environmental and industrial plants, and a range of manufacturing equipment and systems. It also produces consumer products as Kawasaki-brand motorcycles and personal watercraft. Segments Shipbuilding Kawasaki Shipbuilding Corporation engages in building gas carriers and submarines. The company offers a lineup of LNG carriers, extending from small carriers with cargo tank capacities of 19,000 cubic meters to newly developed large carriers with capacities of 177,000 cubic meters. It also develops and offers in its lineup a pressure build-up type LNG carrier for short distance and small-volume transportation. Rolling Stock & Construction Machinery Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) manufactures rolling stock in Japan. The company has arranged a business alliance with Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd., and TCM Corporation. Its main products include electric train cars (including for Shinkansen bullet trains), electric and diesel locomotives, passenger coaches, integrated transit systems, monorail cars, platform screen doors, and wheel loaders. Aerospace KHI is the prime contractor for the development of the MOD’s large-scale XP-1 and C-X aircraft. In the commercial aircraft field, KHI delivered a test model of Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner passenger aircraft. KHI is a partner corporation in the development and production of the 787 Dreamliner and is responsible for the forward section of the composite, one-piece-structure fuselage. Gas Turbines & Machinery The Gas Turbines & Machinery segment has a range of products for the energy and transportation equipment field. It manufactures small to medium sized gas turbine power generators. The company’s main products include jet engines, small and medium-sized gas turbine generators, gas turbine cogeneration systems, gas turbines for naval vessels, steam turbines for marine and industrial applications, diesel engines and marine propulsion systems, gas engines, and aerodynamic machinery. Plant & Infrastructure Engineering This segment encompasses the operations of Kawasaki Plant Systems, Ltd. (K Plant), which undertakes projects to supply energy-related, industrial infrastructure, and environmental preservation systems and equipment. In 2006, K-Plant established Anhui Conch Kawasaki Engineering Co., Ltd. (ACK), as a joint venture company with the Auhui Conch Group. ACK is engaged in the design of, procurement of parts for, and sales of waste heat recovery power generation systems for cement plants. K-Plant established Anhui Conch Kawasaki Energy Conservation Equipment Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (CKM), which is engaged in the manufacturing of PH boiler parts that are employed in waste heat power plants. CKM engages in the manufacture and sale of environmental preservation related products, including cement plant components, such as vertical mills, boilers for waste heat recovery power generation systems, and waste gasification systems and sewage treatment systems that can be integrated with cement kilns to enable municipal waste recycling. Consumer Products & Machinery The company, in the motorcycle line, launched the ZRX1200 DAEG, a model for the Japanese market, that has been engineered to meet the needs of Japanese riders; and the Ninja ZX-6R, developed through a model change to its predecessor mid-size supersport model based on technical feedback from a range of racing activities. In the cruiser segment, Kawasaki launched its Vulcan 1700 series with developed engine and chassis. This series includes the Vulcan 1700 Voyager, a full-dress V-twin engine tourer with a load of long-distance touring equipment. In the utility vehicle category, the company equipped the Teryx 750 series with an electronic fuel injection system, mainly for recreational use; and MULE utility-oriented vehicle series was restyled with the launch of the MULE 4010 series. Among personal watercraft, Kawasaki introduced the Jet Ski Ultra 260X series which features a supercharger. Hydraulic Machinery Kawasaki Precision Machinery Ltd.’s (KPM) international network of manufacturing and marketing facilities comprise KPM’s headquarters plant and the facilities of Kawasaki Precision Machinery (U.K.) Limited; Kawasaki Precision Machinery (U.S.A.), Inc.; Chinabased Kawasaki Precision Machinery (Suzhou) Ltd.; and Korea-based Flutek, Ltd. History Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. was founded in 1878.
kawasaki heavy industries
Kobe Crystal Tower
1-3, Higashikawasaki-cho 1-chome
Phone: 81 7 8371 9530
Fax: 81 7 8371 9568www.khi.co.jp
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