News Nov. 30, 2021

Hioki Named a “Great Place to Work® Certified Company” in 2022 Great Place to Work® Rankings

Hioki is pleased to announce that on October 1, 2021, it was chosen as as a “Great Place to Work® Certified Company” by the Great Place to Work® Institute Japan (GPTW Japan). The accolade indicates that Hioki has been officially certified as a Great Place to Work® company as a result of its exceptional workplace culture as evaluated by an employee questionnaire. 

“Great Place to Work®” certified company page (Japanese Website)


Hioki has taken a variety of steps to date to improve the workplace environment while boosting employee satisfaction and motivation, reflecting its corporate philosophy of Respect for Humanity and Contribution to Society. These initiatives led to the company’s selection as a “Great Place to Work® Certified Company.” Currently, Hioki is mounting a companywide effort to implement the Vision 2030, which was formulated in 2020, and individual employees are embracing conduct founded on an awareness of the meaning of their own jobs how they relate to the vision. A culture that encourages all employees to take ownership of their jobs as CEOs is serving to improve employee motivation.
Going forward, the Hioki Group will continue to strive to create an environment that maximizes employee performance while fostering new collaboration and to work towards new improvements so that all employees feel a sense of satisfaction and motivation.
The certification covers only Hioki’s Head Office since the company applied to GPTW Japan.
In a separate process, Hioki was also chosen as Best Company in the 2021 Best Place to Work® Japan Rankings in the medium-size category. A summary of a seminar talk by Hioki president Takahiro Okazawa introducing some of the company’s initiatives in this area can be found on the “Introduction/Initiatives: Interviews with CEOs at Selected Companies” section of GPTW Japan’s website. 

Each employee is the CEO

About the Great Place to Work® Institute Japan

The Great Place to Work® Institute operates in about 60 countries worldwide, where it investigates and analyzes “Great Place to Work®” companies and publishes the results on national websites and in major media outlets. In the U.S., the Institute has published Great Place to Work® rankings through Fortune magazine each year since 1998, and inclusion in the list is widely considered the hallmark of a first-rate company.
The Great Place to Work® Institute Japan has been licensed by the Great Place to Work Institute to compile rankings for companies in Japan.


Established in 1935, HIOKI E.E. CORPORATION (TSE: 6866) has grown to become a world leader in providing consistent delivery of test and measuring instruments through advanced design, manufacturing, and sales and services. By offering over 200 main products characterized by safety and quality while meeting an expansive range of applications, we aim to contribute to the efficiency and value of our customers' work in research and development, production and electrical maintenance. Hioki products and services are available around the world through our extensive network of subsidiaries and distributors. For more information, visit us at