DENSO Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of automotive component and systems, industrial products and home appliances. Its operations are carried out through the following business divisions: Automotive, Consumer Products, Industrial Products and New Business Fields. The Automotive division delivers a wide variety of automotive products and technologies that minimize environmental impact and traffic accidents while also increasing comfort and convenience. The Consumer Products division helps to make smart homes a reality with product and technology offerings from charging stations to hot water supply systems. The Industrial Products division engages in the development and manufacture of factory automation products (industrial robots, programmable logic controllers,) automatic identification products (bar-code readers, QR (Quick Response)code readers and IC (Integrated Circuit) card-related products). The New Business Fields division engages in the business of solving problems and benefiting society beyond the automotive industry. The company was founded on December 16, 1949 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.