About Hioki

Business Overview

A Manufacturer of Electrical Measuring
Instruments Supporting Technological Advancement

Electrical measuring instruments, known as the “mother tools” of industry, play an essential role in research and development, manufacturing, maintenance, and service. They also continue to contribute to social progress, mirroring developments in technology as their designers anticipate the changing needs of the times.

Business

Supporting applications ranging from R&D to maintenance and service with four product groups

HIOKI electrical measuring instruments comprise four product groups: automatic test equipment, data recording equipment, electronic measuring instruments, and field measuring instruments. Collectively, these products are used in an extensive range of industries and fields, from research and development to facility and equipment maintenance and service.
  • Automatic test equipment

    Testing of electronic circuit boards and boards with embedded active and passive devices
    Quality control testing of electronic circuit boards used in smartphones, computers, and other high-tech products

    Automatic test equipment

  • Data recording equipment

    Development of transport-related equipment and monitoring to detect equipment malfunctions
    For example, using electrical signal waveforms to analyze ride comfort in automobiles or elevators

    Data recording equipment

  • Electronic measuring instruments

    Testing of electronic components and evaluation of the quality of energy-saving equipment and power supplies
    For example, checking the quality of electricity generated from alternative energy sources to ensure that it can be used safely by people in their daily lives

    Electronic measuring instruments

  • Field measuring instruments

    Maintenance and inspection of electrical work and equipment
    Verifying equipment operating status and checking for malfunctions by measuring current levels safely and easily at sites such as power receiving and distribution facilities

Applications

HIOKI is present in all industries and segments to provide people worldwide safe and comfortable lifestyles.

HIOKI electrical measuring instruments are used in a broad range of industries and fields, from maintenance and inspection of electrical work and equipment to testing of electronic components used in smartphones and computers and development of electric vehicles and solar power generation technologies.
  • Automotive
    Automotive
    • Development of hybrid and electric vehicle motors, batteries, and other components, and evaluation of their performance
    • Evaluation of electronic circuits and communications functionality in automobiles, which are being transformed into “drivable computers” as a result of the accelerating use of electronic control technologies
  • Environmental and alternative energy
    Environmental and alternative energy
    • Assessment of power utilization by electrical equipment and facilities and promotion of energy conservation
    • Evaluation of the quality and efficiency of alternative energy sources such as solar and wind
    • Central management of power utilization at dispersed sites such as manufacturing plants and stores by means of wireless technologies and other communications infrastructure
  • Electronic components
    Electronic components
    • Quality control testing of electronic circuit boards and touch panels used in smartphones and other products
    • Evaluation of the performance of electronic components such as resistors, capacitors, and inductors
  • Other applications
    Other applications
    • Construction and facilities
    • Household appliances, office, and communications
    • Chemical, food product, and pharmaceutical research
    • Medical research