Main industries in Fukui Prefecture

Textile industry

Silk fabric, rayon silk fabric, synthetic fiber fabric, knit goods, etc have been manufactured in Fukui Prefecture based on sophisticated technologies and aesthetic sensibility accumulated in the long history of development of our textile industry. The companies manufacturing these textile goods in Fukui Prefecture have high percentage of domestic market shares in the amount of production and their products have been widely used not only as clothing materials but also as industrial materials.

繊維
長い歴史の中で培われた技術と感性のもとで生み出された絹織物、人絹織物、合繊維物・ニットなどは生産量の国内シェアが高く、衣料素材としてはもちろん、産業資材としても広く利用されています。

Industry related to eyewear

More than 95% of glasses frames produced in Japan are made in Fukui Prefecture. Made from titanium and shape memory alloys, using cutting edge techniques and original designs, frames produced in Fukui are loved not only by eminent politicians but also by Hollywood celebrities.

眼鏡
日本の眼鏡枠生産量の90%以上を福井県が占めています。チタンや形状記憶合金など世界のトップレベルの技術と斬新なデザインで、著名な政治家やハリウッドスターにも愛用されています。

Machinery and electric/electronic industry

In Fukui Prefecture, a wide variety of machinery and machine parts ranging from textile machinery to machine tools have been manufactured and provided not only to Japan but to the countries around the world. We also have the companies manufacturing semiconductors and precision electronic components both of which have been rapidly downsized with their performance increasingly upgraded worldwide.

機械、電気・電子
繊維機械から工作機械まで多種多様な機械、部品を製造し、国内のみならず世界各国へ供給しています。また、小型・高性能化が進む電気製品の半導体や精密電子部品の生産も行われています。

Chemical and plastic industry

Various types of surface-active agent have been manufactured in Fukui Prefecture. We have the companies with sophisticated processing technologies in such areas as plating, surface treatment, etc. Plastic products with high functionality which excel in heat resistance, decay durability, etc have also been manufactured.

化学、プラスチック
界面活性剤などが生産されているほか、めっきや表面処理などで高度な加工技術を有する企業があります。また、耐熱性や耐久性などに優れた、高機能のプラスチック製品が生産されています。

Others

Concrete and such ceramic materials as roof tiles etc, various kinds of software, traditional craft products such as Japanese paper called "washi" in Japanese, lacquer-ware, etc have also been manufactured.

その他
コンクリートや瓦などの窯業製品、各種ソフトウェア、和紙や漆器などの伝統的工芸品も生産されています。