It is a multinational company headquartered in Shibaura, Minato, Tokyo, Japan. Toshiba serves worldwide with its highly quality driven products. Mainly its products are electronics, social infrastructure, semiconductors, home appliances, computer hardware and electrical equipments etc.
The company was founded in 1939 and it was known as Tokyo Shibaura Electric K.K. again the name changed as Toshiba Corporation in 1978. Toshiba has acquired various companies in the same sector. It has different divisions and subsidiaries as digital products group, electronic devices group, social infrastructure group, Toshiba elevatorand building system division and home appliances group etc.
The wide range of Toshiba products is available in the market as air conditioners, laptops, escalators, MRI scanners and medical equipments etc. In 2010, it was under top five personal computer manufacturer. It has made a different image with quality products and Japan is known for world class technology in the electronics sector.