Started in 1954 by Tokuzo Inoue in Osaka, Japan, Icom Inc is a publicly held Japanese corporation; its stock is traded on the Tokyo and Osaka Stock Exchanges. Icom Inc.’s specialities are in designing, engineering, and manufacturing highly advanced, compact solid-state radio equipment for use in the amateur (ham) radio industry.
The company's product line has since expanded to include communications equipment and products based in the UHF CB, marine, avionics, land mobile, networking and wide-band receiver industries.
Today, Icom is well known and respected world-wide as a supplier of radio communication products of unsurpassed quality and reliability. Unlike many other manufacturers, Icom has continued to keep its base of operations in Japan, and all products adhere to ISO9001/ISO9002 and ISO14001 quality procedures.