Elecom is a Japanese electronics company, headquartered in Osaka, Japan. They are best known for their modern design, especially with their mice. They also manufacture USB flash drives, keyboards and many other peripheral devices. Though not very commonly seen in the United States, they control a large percent of the market share in Japan in various product categories, including #1 in computer mice, keyboards, and speakers as of 2010. The company produces many electronics along with other Japanese computer-peripheral manufacturers such as I-O Data, Buffalo, and Century micro that are shipped to many outside and larger companies, as an OEM (e.g. Century Micro is known to ship their memory chips to Samsung).