Since Shimano’s founding, Headquarters have remained in Sakai, the city of Shimano’s birthplace. Shimano Inc. is headquarters and has a wide range of functions, including planning, development, design, manufacturing, and various other support functions for supplying bicycle components, fishing tackle and rowing equipment.
Our mission is to be an excellent supplier and a valuable partner for all our customers in the European bicycle, fishing tackle and rowing industry, to create consumer demand for Shimano and Shimano-owned products, and to be the ‘eyes, ears and mouth’ of the global Team Shimano in Europe. Shimano is proud of its staff, diversity in talent, interests and backgrounds. We strongly believe in promoting health and happiness through the enjoyment of the world around us.