Frequently Asked Questions

General Question

Founded in 1927, SANYO DENKI is a Japanese electronics manufacturer based in Tokyo, Japan. It is listed as a public company on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, 1st division. SANYO DENKI manufactures Servo Systems (Stepper motors, AC & DC servo systems), Cooling Systems (AC, DC, blower, centrifugal), UPS Power Systems (Uninterruptible Power Supply). It has 8 factories and 41 sales offices all over the world.

SAN means mountain in Japanese, and UPS stands for Uninterruptible Power Supply. We have seen many challenges in our Uninterruptible Power Supply business over the last 90 years, but we have successfully overcome them. We like to think overcoming those difficulties are similar to summiting a mountain. Therefore, SAN-UPS will help support your business to overcome any monumental challenge and achieve your dreams.

SANUPS is designed by our Japan-based research and development center. We have been tailoring our mission-critical products to our customer’s applications for over 90 years. We are also investing in innovating new products, obtaining patents for our technology, and improving product quality through customer feedback.

Online UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply), also known as a double conversion UPS, is the most reliable topology in the UPS market. Since SANUPS is designed for mission-critical equipment, and the industry’s high-quality demand, most of our products employ a double conversion topology. However, we also make offline Uninterruptible Power Supplies to cater customer’s requests and needs.     

SANUPS products are made in either Japan or the Philippines. All of the factories are ISO 9001, and ISO 14001 certified. In addition, our Philippines factory is OHSAS 18001 certified.

Our UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) capacity is in the 1kVA to 20kVA range for the U.S. market (single-phase). Each model has unique features and different specifications. For more detail, please visit each specific model’s page on this website.  

We have been faithfully serving our clients for 90 years. We know each industry has its individual challenges. We’ve enhanced our skill set and gained expertise through thousands of projects. Semiconductor, Medical, Traffic, IT, and Telecom are a few examples that we are experienced in.   

Our credo is to become partners, solve problems, and build mutual trust. SANYO DENKI offers customized and private labeled solutions for its partners. SANUPS uninterruptible power supply systems are designed and manufactured entirely by SANYO DENKI. It has been recognized and favored by the world’s most demanding applications. Please contact us for Strategic Alliances and OEM Agreements.

Sanyo Denki can obtain NEMA (National Electrical Manufacturers Association) Standards, MIL-Standards (Military Standard), BSMI (Bureau of Standards, Metrology, and Inspection), CE/IEC (Conformité Européenne/ International Electrotechnical Commission), cUL (Canadian plus Underwriters Laboratories), and UL (Underwriters Laboratories) safety standards. The process involves a variety of production and quality tests to ensure your satisfaction.

All of the Uninterruptible Power Supplies on our website are UL 1778 listed. Working in accordance with your application, and if the annual demand and project schedule match, we can obtain UL1446, UL60601, UL508, UL544, and UL924.

SANYO DENKI’s Eco-Products logo is accredited to those products that satisfied the company criteria and assessed on the environmental impacts applicable to all processes, ranging from design to manufacture. SANYO DENKI’s Eco-Products are designed from product development, packaging materials, to disposal with the concept of lessening the impact on the environment.