Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. engages in the business development of transmission infrastructure and functional materials businesses. It operates through the following segments: Infrastructure, Electronics and Automotive Systems, Functional Products, and Service and Developments. The Infrastructure segment manufactures and sells optic fiber, optic fiber cable, light related parts, optical semiconductor device, metal communication cable, optical fiber fusion splicer, network equipment, CATV system, and wireless products power cables. The Electronics and Automotive Systems segment provides automobile parts, automobile and industrial use batteries, copper and aluminum wires, processed electronic parts, functional surface products, superconductive and special metal materials. The Functional Products segment offers cable pipe materials, water supply pipe materials, tapes used for semiconductor products, electronic parts, aluminum substrate for hard disk and electrolytic copper foils. The Service and Developments segment include logistics, information processing services, software development, real estate leasing, water-power generation, and new product research and development. The company was founded in 1884 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.