JRC Heavy Duty Navigation and Communication Marine Electronics. Japan Radio Co., Ltd. dates back to 1915 when JRC was founded in Tokyo and produced mechanical gears. Over the years, JRC has become a leader in developing cutting edge, advanced technologies in marine electronics, radar, communications, navigation and other specialized manufacturing areas, securing hundreds of patents and industry "firsts."
In 1939 JRC developed the world's first Cavity Magnetron, a key component of modern day radar systems and microwave ovens. Japan Radio Co., Ltd has several divisions that manufacture a variety of products for Medical, Semiconductor, Microwave technologies, Vessel and Land Communications and Telecommunications applications, Military, as well as OEM contracts with other manufacturers and distributors worldwide.