It started in Japan in 1948 as a small marine electronics company and grew locally till 1978 when the Furuno Electric Company in Nishinomiya City, Japan saw the potential growth possible in the strength of the U.S market. They were already a leader in quality radar, sonar, navigation and communication electronics that are essential tools for both professional and recreational boaters.
Thirty-five years have passed, and so have their expectations for growth as they enjoy one of the top spots in the worldwide market, including the U.S.
They attribute their success to the combinations of innovative product development and an aggressive American management team.
Each year, as Furuno introduces new, groundbreaking products, it continues to remain the largest marine electronic product line in the world, servicing both the commercial and recreational maritime markets. Since it’s beginning in 1948, Furuno Electric Company has grown from a small marine electronics company, to the world’s largest, with the most comprehensive worldwide service network serving both the commercial & recreational markets.
In 2013, Furuno U.S.A. continues to offer the most extensive product line of radar, navigation equipment, sonar, depth sounders, communications, NavNet, GMDSS equipment, AIS and more.
You can go to Furuno to check out the latest technology or find a dealer near you.
Furuno 35 years of excellence