The word 'SANYO' means 'three oceans' - the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian oceans - and these great expanses of water spanning the width of the globe, provide an entirely appropriate name for a truly global organisation. SANYO to date has 136 group companies in 27 countries world-wide and employ's over 50,000 people. SANYO is a truly global enterprise, we are therefore conducting research and development, manufacturing and marketing in geographic proximity to the markets we serve.
SANYO work with the aim to help people world-wide to lead more comfortable and enjoyable lives alongside a business focus which is based on themes of 'clean energy' and 'multimedia'. SANYO is developing ways to use energy in the 21st century, such as energy efficiency, energy saving and energy creation that adopt solar cell power generation systems, as well as the development of a global scale recycling-related business. As a leading manufacturer of multimedia component products such as semiconductors, batteries, liquid crystal displays and optical pickups, SANYO combines such products with innovative software to create multimedia solutions for the present and the future.
Throughout all of SANYO's activities worldwide, there are common strands - environmental awareness - innovative technologies - user friendly procedures - and underlying all of these is the basic philosophy of a Company who believes in the twin tenets of enhancing human lives and using technological advances to create a better world.