Leading Technologies

EP devotes a lot of its energies to the development of highly innovative products based on the company's strengths in both component technology and systems technology under the keywords "motion control." In addition, EP is further enhancing its strengths by maximizing the benefits of scale available in the EP group.

EP Corporation is advancing continually with its versatile strengths and long-term growth potential by gaining the No. 1 share of both domestic and world markets in various business domains covering air, land and marine applications.

robot market

EP's precision equipment products are used throughout the world for the joints of industrial robots and other applications due to their compact size, lightweight, highly accurate positioning, high rigidity, high efficiency and other features that meet all the market needs. In the field of joints of industrial robots in particular, EP boasts the world's largest share of approximately 60%.

high-speed bullet train market

EP's equipment for railway vehicles is being widely applied in high-speed bullet trains (Shinkansen), as well as in conventional railroad lines and new forms of transportation systems. EP maintains a dominant share for its transport equipment in the domestic market with approximately 50% for brake systems and approximately 70% for the door opening/closing equipment, and the company boasts the largest share of approximately 95% for the door opening/closing equipment for high-speed bullet trains (Shinkansen).

bus and truck market

EP has won an approximately 90% share of the market for wedge chambers, an air brake actuator for commercial vehicles, and also an approximately 85% share for air dryers in the domestic market. The company is highly rated in the market for its long-standing achievements, as well as the safety and reliability of its products.

large-scale ship market

For remote control systems for 2-stroke marine diesel engines, EP has an approximately 70% domestic market share and an approximately 40% world market share. The company has also won a high reputation in this field for its versatile technical competence and after-sales services backed up by the three key establishments it has founded in Japan, Singapore, and the Netherlands.

aircraft market

For the flight control actuators designed to control the flight attitude of aircraft, EP has gained recognition as one of the world's leading manufacturers. In addition, in Japan, EP maintains an approximately 50% share of flight control actuation systems as the country's largest domestic supplier.

hydraulic excavator market

For traveling units for hydraulic excavators, EP boasts the largest share of approximately 40% in the domestic market. By dealing in both small to medium-sized designs covered by Teijin Seiki in conjunction with medium-sized to large designs covered by NABCO, EP has succeeded in being able to offer design-rich product lineups for any scale.

automatic door market

For automatic doors for buildings, EP has an approximately 45% share of the domestic market and the largest share in the world market, and EP's automatic doors have been adopted for major landmarks both at home and abroad.

retort pouch food market

EP is the world's first supplier of automatic filler/sealer for retort pouch foods and has an approximately 80% domestic market share. The application of this equipment is now being extended to shampoo and rinse refills and other functional material products.