Showa Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of automotive precision components. It operates through the following segments: Two-Wheeled and General, Four-Wheeled, Steering, and Gas Springs. The Two-Wheeled and General segment covers shock absorbers for two-wheeled vehicles, outboard power tilt and trims, cylinders, pumps, and motors. The Four-Wheeled segment produces shock absorbers for four-wheeled vehicles, propeller shafts, automotive transmission parts, differential gears, and other drive train components. The Steering segment deals with electronic and hydraulic power steering systems, and continuously variable transmission pumps. The Gas Springs manufactures high-resistance gas steering. Its products include automotive products such as shock absorbers, steering systems, differential gears, propeller shafts, gas springs and CVT pumps; motorcycle products such as front forks, rear cushions and drivetrain systems; and outboard products such as power tilt and trims. The company was founded on October 28, 1938 and is headquartered in Gyoda, Japan.