Company profile

Our Business

SHEC and WHEC are China-Japan Joint Venture Companies to design and manufacture Thermal Print Heads (TPH) & Contact Image Sensors (CIS). As key components for many types of printers and scanners, high quality and reliable products are essential for the performance of the final assembly product.

Having research institutes in both China and Japan, each of these has superior R&D capability for TPH/CIS. SHEC and WHEC are able to supply custom-made TPH, as well as Black & White and Full Color high speed, high-density CIS. The majority of TPH/CIS products made by SHEC and WHEC are exported to overseas markets.

Along with Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, ITOCHU Corporation is another key shareholder, supporting the role of global sales and logistics. ITOCHU Corporation is the sales force of SHEC and WHEC with design-in capability. With extensive global reach through it’s network, ITOCHU is able to fulfill the needs of it’s customers with the engineering resource at SHEC and WHEC. Furthermore, our experienced regional sales network are fully able to support customers.

Sales & Manufacturing


ITOCHU Corporation

Company Name ITOCHU Corporation
Establishment Date December 1, 1949
Paid-in-Capital JPY 253,448 Million
Number of Employees 4,352

TPH Factory


Establishment Date October 16, 1995
Factory area 12,000m2
Ultra-clean plant 8,000m2
[10,000-level standard]
Certificate ISO9001 & ISO14001
Number of Employees 1,000 (including subsidiary’s employees)
Office and
Customer Center
Hyogo, Japan
Production Capacity 20 million pieces/year
Staff number 850


Clean Room

CIS Factory


Certificate ISO9001, ISO14001, ISO10002
Number of Employees 380 (as of June 2013)
Customer Center Hyogo, Japan
WHEC Shizuoka R&D Centre Shizuoka, Japan
Production Capacity CIS 4 million pieces/year

Regional Sales Representatives

Regional Sales


3001 Stafford Dr, Charlotte, NC 28208, USA

EHEC S.r.l.

Localita Mairana 1, 26833 Comazzo (LO), Italy

EHEC Limited

Regus Business Centre 4, Imperial Place, Maxwell Road, Borehamwood,
Hertfordshire WD6 1JN, United Kingdom

ITOCHU Deutschland GmbH

Fritz-Vomfelde-Str.14, D-40547 Dusseldorf, GERMANY

ITOCHU Brasil S.A.

Av. Paulista 37, 19 andar, Vila Mariana, São Paulo,CEP 01311-902, BRASIL

ITOCHU India Pvt. Ltd.

3rd Floor Wing "B" IFCI Tower, 61, Nehru Place, New Delhi, 110 019, INDIA

ITOCHU Corporation, Moscow

Savvinskaya Office Building, 9th Floor, Savvinskaya Nab., 15, Moscow, 119435, RUSSIAN FEDERATION

ITC Technology Taiwan Corporation

6F-3, No.30, Taiyuan St., Jhubei City, Hsinchu County 302, Taiwan, R.O.C.


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