Founded in 1965, Toshiba America, Inc. (TAI) is a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Toshiba Corporation and the holding company of six Toshiba operating companies that offer a broad range of products and solutions for the residential, commercial, and industrial sectors.
Toshiba America, Inc.
1251 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
Approximately 18,000 (FY2013)
$11.3 billion (FY 2013)
The Company’s customer markets comprise retailers, enterprises, municipalities, utilities, universities, businesses and other high technology manufacturers.
The six companies, which along with TAI are known collectively as Toshiba America Group, are Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (Semiconductor and storage solutions), Toshiba America Energy Systems Corporation (Power generation solutions), Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (Digital products), Toshiba America Nuclear Energy Corporation (Nuclear power solutions), Toshiba International Corporation (Industrial, power electronics & transmission & distribution solutions), and Toshiba America Research, Inc. (R&D).
Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc. (TABS) has a production facility in Mitchell, South Dakota, where they manufacture toner for photocopiers.
In Houston, Texas, Toshiba International Corporation (TIC) has a facility where they produce high-performance drive motors for hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) and electric vehicles (EVs) along with motors and drives for industrial applications.
Toshiba America Research, Inc (TARI) R&D activities focus on Big Data technologies in the areas of Healthcare & Building Systems. Big Data offers the potential to recognize previously unknown correlations and predict outcomes from the data.
Toshiba Corporation, the Tokyo-based parent company, established US operations in 1965, celebrating its 50 year anniversary this year, through the incorporation of Toshiba America, Inc.
Sponsored by Toshiba and administered by the National Science Teachers Association, Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision is the world’s largest science competition for K-12 students. Since 1992 the ExploraVision program has awarded more than $5.5 million (maturity value) to close to 350,000 participants. Up to $240,000 (maturity value) in savings bonds and Toshiba products are awarded each year.
Toshiba America Foundation is a private, endowed, not-for-profit grant-making organization. Established in 1990, the Foundation contributes to the quality of science and mathematics education in U.S. schools by investing in projects designed by classroom teachers to improve instruction for students in grades K-12. Over the past 25 years, Toshiba has awarded approximately $11 million through TAF.