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Application has windowsYes
Internet serverNo
Uses the internetNo
Imports potentialy dangerous functionsNo
Safety RatingSafety Rating

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Founded(as Kataoka Electric Co., Ltd.)
Key peopleToshihiro Kuriyama, (President)
Masataka Kataoka, (Chairman)
Number of employees36,199 (as of the end of March 2013)
Revenue$ 5.806 billion (FY 2012)
IndustryElectronics
Home pagehttp://www.alps.com/e/index.html Official website
Location CountryJapan}}

is a Japanese multinational corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, producing electronic devices, including switches, potentiometers, sensors, encoders and touchpads. The company was established in 1948 as Kataoka Electric Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Alps Electric Co., Ltd. in December 1964. Since June 22, 2012, the President has been Toshihiro Kuriyama and Chairman is Masataka Kataoka. Alps is also well known for the Alpine brand of car audio. The Alps Electric Group has R&D, production and sales bases located in Japan and around the globeā€”in the Americas, Europe, Southeast Asia, Korea, and Greater China. Since its founding, Alps Electric has supplied around 40,000 types of electronic component to over 2,000 manufacturers of home appliances, mobile devices, automobiles and industrial equipment worldwide. Alps Group comprises 84 subsidiary companies, 25 through Alps Electric, 32 through Alpine Electronics and 27 through Alps Logistics. The company is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and a constituent of the Nikkei 225 stock index.

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Icon statusInvisible
Icon settingHidden when inactive
Executable fileC:\Program Files\Apoint2K\Apoint.exe
Version7.0.904.398
Parent processC:\Windows\explorer.exe
Can be uninstalledYes
AutorunStarted form registry
KeyHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
ValueApoint
EncryptedNo
Size on disk292.8 Kb
Minimum recorded memory usage6.6 Mb
Average recorded memory usage6.6 Mb
Maximum recorded memory usage6.6 Mb
Date when maximum memory usage occured2012/06/05 13:51:42
Minimum recorded CPU usage0%
Average recorded CPU usage0%
Maximum recorded CPU usage0%
Date when maximum CPU usage occured2012/06/05 13:51:42
Started at2012/06/05 13:25:23
Total CPU time 0 seconds
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