Canare develops, manufactures, and provides a wide range of products, from broadcast cables, connectors, patch panels and fiber-optic systems to audio cables, connectors, and multi channel systems.

Today, our products are used worldwide by TV/Radio channels, studio camera manufacturers, broadcast equipment manufacturers, stadiums, theatres and the professional AV Market.

Canare, offering value-added products to meet your needs for today and tomorrow.

Broadcast engineers, sound technicians, A/V facility integrators, design consultants and many leading OEM's rely on Canare's product because of our proven reliability and top notch customer service.


To always be a manufacturer of superior value and meet the challenges of any era.

The basic principle of our management team at Canare is to continously expand the reputation and value of our company and face head-on the challenges of the times.

Our chief aim is for customers to look to us as their best partner of choice, worth of their complete trust and support.

Canare also strives to remain a company that meets the expectations of our customers, suppliers, and our employees who embody our corporate mission and form the foundation of our community.


In 1970, Kimio Kawamoto founded Canare in Nagoya, Japan. He took the company name from the river nearby the office, name Kanare River. The company took a major growing-up with innovative microphone cable which is Hi-quality, low noise, variety of colors and smooth, in 1977. We are committed to empowering A/V professionals with information and innovative products. Meeting their growing needs is our priority, providing you with the highest quality and service.

1970-Founded in Nagoya, Japan
1977-Released Color Microphone Cable
1981-Released Multichannel Star Quad Audio Snake Cable
1983-Established Sales Company in California, USA.
1987-Introduction of 75 Ohm BNC connector.
1989-Released 75 Ohm Dual Video Jack.
1990-Canare donated cherry trees in Balboa Park, Los Angeles City as friendship
1991-Registered to an over-the-counter stock in the Japanese Securities Dealers Association.
1993-Nano-tech Laboratory established.
1996-Canare Electric Co., (Hong Kong) Ltd., established.
1999-Canare Corporation of Korea, established.
2000-Canare Headquarter certified ISO09001.
2001-Canare Corporation of Taiwan, established.
2003-Canare Electric Co., (Shanghai) Ltd., established.
2004-Canare Headquarter ISO 14001 Certified
2004-Canare Corporation of Tianjin, established.
2006-Canare Listed on the Second and First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and Nagoya Stock Exchange.
2007-Canare France S.A.S., established.
2008-Canare Singapore Private LTD, established.