Keyence Corporation is a Japanese electronics company that has expertise in the development and manufacturing of automation sensors, laser, markers, vision systems, barcode readers, and digital microscopes. Currently headquartered in Osaka, Japan, the company was founded in 1974 by Takemitsu Takizaki. Even though the company is an identified manufacturer, it is mainly fabrication-less, meaning that they specialize in product planning and development.
Some key products Keyence provides include automation sensors, safety laser scanners, vision sensors, vision systems, barcode readers, digital microscopes, and various others. The company also produces industrial inkjet printers. These products are distributed to over 200,000 customers from Japan, the UK, the US, Canada, Germany, South Korea, and others.