Tiger Corporation

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Tiger Corporation (Japanese: タイガー魔法瓶株式会社 Taigā Mahōbin Kabushiki Gaisha) is a Japanese multinational manufacturer and marketer of vacuum flasks and consumer electronics including electric kettles, hot water dispensers, electric water boilers and rice cookers. It has subsidiaries in China, Taiwan, and the United States. [1] The total revenue was 35.1 billion yen in 2011. The total number of employees is 600.

History

The company was founded in February 1923 as Kikuchi Manufacturing Company in Nishi-ku, Osaka and manufactured Tiger brand vacuum flasks. In 1953, the company name was changed to Tiger Vacuum Bottle Ind, Co., Ltd., in 1983 to Tiger Vacuum Bottle Co., Ltd., and in 1998 to its present name, Tiger Corporation.

Products

As of 2006, Tiger produces and markets rice cookers, vacuum flasks (thermoses), electric barbecue grills, insulated jugs, insulated lunch boxes, ice buckets (pails), electric mochi makers, mochi cutters, and air purifiers with ionizers.

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