Showa Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of automotive precision components. It operates through the following segments: Motorcycle and Hydraulic Components, Automotive Components, Steering System Components, Gas Springs, and Others. The Motorcycle and Hydraulic Components segment covers shock absorbers for motorcycles, trim cylinders, and power tilt trims for outboard motors. The Automotive Components segment produces shock absorbers for four-wheeled vehicles, propeller shafts, automotive transmission parts, and differential gears. The Steering System Components segment deals with electronic and hydraulic power steering systems. The Gas Springs segment manufactures high-resistance gas springs. The Others segment sells automobiles. The company was founded on October 28, 1938 and is headquartered in Gyoda, Japan.