Denso is to transfer ownership of its Higashi Hiroshima plant to subsidiary, Denso Kyushu, on 1 April, 2021.

The factory will be renamed Denso Kyushu Higashi Hiroshima Plant.

The Denso Group has long manufactured compact motors for automotive wiper and washer systems at the Higashi Hiroshima Plant.

Denso Kyushu has a Kitakyushu plant and Hiroshima site nearby, which manufacture thermal system products, diesel fuel injection systems and components and gasoline fuel injection systems and components.

By transferring the Higashi Hiroshima Plant to Denso Kyushu, the companies will increase collaboration and share resources.

The Denso Kyushu Higashi Hiroshima Plant will manufacture products for customers in West Japan.