R&D Expenditures / Plant and Equipment Investment / Depreciation and Lease Expense

R&D expenditures / Ratio of R&D expenditures to net sales

Plant and equipment investment / Depreciation and lease expense

(Billions of yen)

  2014/3 2015/3 2016/3 2017/3 2018/3
R&D expenditures 32.0 35.0 35.9 34.9 35.6
Ratio to net sales (%) 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.2 4.0
Plant and equipment investment
(including leases)*1
26.9 29.0 27.7 27.1 26.5
Ratio to net sales (%) 3.5 3.6 3.4 3.2 3.0
Depreciation and lease expense*2 29.7 31.7 27.3 25.9 26.6
Ratio to net sales (%) 3.9 3.9 3.3 3.1 3.0
Number of employees (people) 25,524 25,740 26,508 26,503 27,009
Number of consolidated subsidiaries 48 48 69 68 70
Number of equity-method associates 5 5 5 5 5
  • *1 Plant and equipment investment is the total of investment in tangible fixed assets and acquisition amounts for lease contracts.
  • *2 Depreciation and lease expense is the total of depreciation expense for tangible fixed assets and lease expense related to manufacturing equipment.
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