Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. (SIA), an automobile assembly plant in Indiana, has begun production of the Subaru Ascent at its Lafayette plant, signifying the addition of approximately 200 jobs and $140 million in equipment and expansion investments.
Japan Tender and Business News
Kyocera Corporation and Tokyo Century Corporation announced that Kyocera TCL Solar LLC has completed construction of a 29.2 megawatt (MW) utility-scale solar power plant in Yonago City, Tottori Prefecture, Japan.
On May 25-26, the APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade Meeting will take place in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, with the goal of helping secure economic growth for the future in all of Asia-Pacific.
Century Properties Group, Inc., a Philippine real estate enterprise, is partnering with Mitsubishi Corporation (MC), on a new joint venture, PHirst Park Homes.
Nippon Shuppan Hanbai, Inc. (Nippan), a bookstore company in Japan, is partnering with Fujitsu Limited on the development of the artificial intelligence (AI) driven "SeleBoo" book selection service. It will automatically select books that fit with the unique characteristics of the bookstore.
Kansai Electric Power, a supplier of electric power headquartered in Japan, selects Predict-It software, a provider of detection and diagnostic reasoning software based in Ohio, to monitor power plant in Australia.
DENSO Corporation of Japan, is investing in Palo Alto, California-based startup Metawave Corporation, a developer of high-precision millimeter-wave radar sensing technologies to detect pedestrians and vehicles.
Tokyo-based Polyplastics, a supplier of engineering thermoplastics has developed an innovative technology that improves metal-resin bonding of composite parts for the automotive and electrical/electronics industries.
Georgia-based printer manufacturer Mimaki USA has opened its new Midwest Region Technology Center in Franklin Wisconsin near Milwaukee.
Recruit Holdings, a provider of integrated human resource services based in Japan, announced the acquisition of California-based Glassdoor, a website where employees and former employees anonymously review companies and their management.
Showa Denko of Japan announced it had completed its expansion project to produce higher quantities of n-propyl acetate (NPAC), a chemical used in solvents for ink for special gravure printing.
FEAM Engineering, a provider of comprehensive aircraft maintenance services in Florida, announced that the U.S.-based MRO has entered into an agreement with All Nippon Airways (ANA) to provide consulting via its Technical Services brand throughout The Americas.
Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. and Fujitsu Limited announced they have created a technology for for far more accurate molecular simulation targeted at the drug discovery industry.
Jan De Nul Group of Luxembourg and Hitachi, Ltd., a Japanese multinational conglomerate, have signed a contract with overall work for the manufacturing and installation of 21 5.2MW wind turbines (109.2MW) for the Changhua Offshore Wind Farm Project to be located in Changhua County in Central Western Taiwan.
Neat Company, a provider of cloud software based in Pennsylvania has expanded its partnership with Fujitsu, a personal computer equipment company in Japan, to include their top-selling mobile scanner, the iX100.
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies are taking steps to align medical product approval procedures throughout the Asia-Pacific region. It will ease technical bottlenecks, will support healthcare business growth, and will save lives.
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that Japan-based Panasonic Corp. will pay more than $143 million to resolve charges of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and accounting fraud violations involving its global avionics business.
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dotData, Inc., a new startup company based in Cupertino, California, and founded by NEC Corporation of Japan, will be focused on developing software which automates data science processes using artificial intelligence (AI).
California printing technology and components company Memjet has signed a long-term, global agreement with Japanese electronics corporation Canon, Inc. to cross-license their patents around key segments and applications.
Takigawa Corp. America, a packaging manufacturer headquartered in Japan, recently broke ground on its $46 million flexible packaging and high-performance films plant in Bardstown, Kentucky. The project expected to create 180 jobs.
Northfield, Illinois-based Medline, a global manufacturer and distributor serving the healthcare industry, announced the completion of the second in a series of solar installations being undertaken to meet the organization’s growing sustainability goals.
TNcross Corporation, a joint venture from Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. (TEPCO) and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT), was just launched to facilitate cross-industrial innovation between the companies.
A new brew of DASSAI sake will be going through field trials using predictive artificial intelligence to guide the process. Asahi Shuzo Co., Ltd., the maker of the wine, is partnering with Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. to develop the technology and run joint field trials of the process.
Kinaxis Inc., the Toronto-based provider of the RapidResponse® cloud-based supply chain management solution based on concurrent planning, is expanding globally in Japan with two new data centers.