Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. engages in the business development of transmission infrastructure and functional materials businesses. It operates through the following segments: Telecommunications, Energy and Industrial Products, Electronics and Automotive Systems, Metals, Light Metals, and Services and Others. The Telecommunications segment manufactures, sells, and installs optical fiber cables, components, and accessories; network equipment, and broadcasting systems. The Energy and Industrial Products segment covers copper, aluminum, and insulated wires; power transmission cables, accessories, and conduits; water-feeding pipe materials, foam products, semiconductor manufacturing and electrical insulation tapes, and electric material products. The Electronics and Automotive Systems segment handles automotive components, wire harness, magnet wires, electronic component materials, heat sinks, hard disc drive aluminum substrates, and batteries. The Metals segment deals with wrought copper and functional surface products, electrodeposited copper foils, processed electronic parts, and superconducting and special metal materials. The Light Metals segment produces aluminum plates, extruded aluminum casting and forged products, and processed light metals. The Services and Other segment includes logistics, information processing services, software development, real estate leasing, and water-power generation. The company was founded in 1884 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.