Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Limited (KHI) is an international corporation based in Japan. It has headquarters in both Chūō-ku, Kobe and Minato, Tokyo. The company is named after its founder Shōzō Kawasaki and original main base was the city of Kobe, Hyōgo.
Even though it originally started out as a shipbuilding company, its most visible consumer product lines are its motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles, although the company and its subsidiaries also manufacture personal water craft, ships, industrial plants, tractors, trains, small engines, and aerospace equipment (including military aircraft). Subcontract work on jet aircraft (including jumbo jets) has been done for Boeing, Embraer, and Bombardier. The company is one of five major Japanese companies contracted to build parts for Boeing’s 777X aircraft.