Founded in 1943, Sanden is now a market leader in the supply of air conditioning compressors for the automotive industry, and a tier one supplier to major OEMs worldwide.
Sanden began in 1943 as Sankyo Electric Company, and was first established as a manufacturer of bicycle lamps. In 1970, Sanden began producing air con compressors for passenger cars, and subsequently developed the first scroll-type compressor for the automotive industry. As Sanden’s reputation as a market leader grew, Sanden became deeply involved in helping to reduce global footprint, and encouraging eco-friendly activities amongst employees. Today, Sanden has a global presence, and is committed to Delivering Excellence to every customer, every time.
Find out more about the beginning of Sanden, as well as key product developments and Sanden’s journey to become a global automotive market leader.Learn more
Read the Sanden FAQ for help diagnosing common problems, visual references and oil/refrigerant best practice.Learn more
Corporate Social Responsibility
Sanden takes environmental and social responsibility seriously, and engages in and promotes eco-friendly activities to all employees around the world.Learn more