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Toshiba is Japan's largest semiconductor manufacturer and the second largest integrated motor manufacturer under the Mitsui Group. Founded in July 1875, the company was formerly known as Tokyo Shibaura Electric Co., Ltd., and was merged by Tokyo Electric Co., Ltd. and Shibaura Manufacturing Co., Ltd. in 1939. Its business areas include digital products, electronic components, social infrastructure equipment, and home appliances. Since the 1980s, Toshiba has transformed from a company that focuses on household appliances and heavy-duty motors to an integrated electronics company that includes communications and electronics. In the 1990s, Toshiba achieved rapid development in the fields of digital technology, mobile communication technology and network technology, and successfully transformed from a giant in the home appliance industry to a pioneer in the IT industry.