Hosiden is electronic parts maker manufacturing and selling connector, switch, acoustic parts and capacitive touch panel.

Environmental Protection Planning and Results Improvement activity cases

Activity case

Promotion of recycling

Following activities are executed to raise recycling rate:

1. Recycling Scrap of Tape and Reel(Ps material)

Scrap of Tape and Reel (PS material) is reused as an fuel for cement production

2. Recycling of discarded fluorescent lamps

Discarded fluorescent lamps are broken down to glasses and metals to be recycled as raw materials.

3. Recycling of sludge

Precious metals and heavy metals are taken out from sludge generated at plating waste water treatment to be recycled.

4. Activity case of other rercycling
  • Promotion of reuse of abandonment tool. Especially, decomposed parts are recycled 100% in control area.
  • As the result of activity aiming that all separable parts must be recycled, recycled parts have been increased from 28 items to 31 items.
  • Recycling of dry batteries (used batteries in factories)
  • Promotion of purchasing eco-products (office supplies)

Promotion of recycling

The activity for Green Energy

Installation of photovoltaic facility

Photovoltaic facility installed on part of the roof at our headquarters building


Activity cases of other improvements

Hosiden group exercises its ingenuity in decreasing environmental burdens other than above mentioned.

Activity for environmental control substances reduction

Decrease of environmental burdens in packaging materials Reduction of packaging material made of polyvinyl chloride and abolition of binding bands made of polyvinyl chloride are carried on in the entire group.

Setup of environmental targets related to business

Because shortening working hours by improving productivity is related to promotion of energy conservation, and decreasing process failure by improving quality is related to waste reduction, we assume that these are environmental preservation activities.

Execution of modal shift in a logistics section

A modal shift that uses container train for a part of the distribution between bases began to control the amount of CO2 generation by truck transportation in July, 2005.