Located in Higashi Mino, Gifu Prefecture, where more than half of Japan’s ceramics are produced, Maruasa Porcelain Factory Co., Ltd. is the industry leader in manufacturing cups and saucers. All ceramics are baked at 1,300 degrees Celsius or above for 22 hours, resulting in high-endurance products. The OEM products produced by Maruasa are design unique to Japan. Customers range from major tableware manufacturers in Japan, to the United States and Asia, delivering more than 250 million items worldwide.
Maeda Shell Services, leader in compressed air. Maeda Shell Services provides the up-most I quality air compression across a wide range of industries. They provide dynamic solutions that are proven to reduce defects and machine malfunctions, effectively reducing costs. 3 in 1 Multi Dry Filter – Three-stage processing in one filter body – Removes up to 99.99% of airborne impurities as small as 0.01μm – Auto drain – HACCP, FSSC22000, ISO8573-1 compliant
Control panels and electricity go hand-in-hand, with all electrical instruments requiring one to function. Control panels have to be manufactured according to each country’s unique standards. In the international control panel industry, one company that boasts an unusually wide playing field, Mikasa Co. Ltd.
Introducing Beauty and Health Equipment to the World Japanese startup company, MTG Co. Ltd., is growing rapidly as it continues to develop innovative products in the field of beauty and health equipment. ReFa have already seen cumulative sales of five million units and has become a must-have item for Japanese women. Wearable training gear, SIXPAD, wearable training gear for a stronger, more beautiful body, had also became one of the popular hits for MTG. How did MTG managed to grow in such a short time. Let’s explore their success story.
A Fortress for Start-ups in Tokyo’s Shitamachi One business located in the heart of Tokyo’s shitamachi (working class neighborhoods) is engaging in innovative projects using sophisticated technology. With strengths in sheet metal and press processing, Hamano Products Co., Ltd. utilizes digital machines such as 3D printers and has won a laser processing contest sponsored by the Embassy of Austria. The company has set up a general support facility, Garage Sumida, to help companies and research institutions do prototyping and development. This facility is now attracting much attention from start-ups. We sat down with Keiichi Hamano, CEO of Hamano Products and founder of Garage Sumida, to ask him about the facility’s […]
Paperglass Taiwan, the first overseas store of Japanese brand Paperglass, opens in Taiwan Paperglass is a Japanese brand of beautiful and functional reading glasses created by Nishimura Precision Co., Ltd. It has become a hit product, with recorded sales of over 25,000 since its launch three and a half years ago. It has also received a variety of design awards. Paperglass is not sold solely in domestic shops, such as Paperglass Fukui and Paperglass Tokyo Imperial Hotel Branch; the brand is also proactively developing business abroad. Paperglass is currently shipping to 10 areas in eight countries, and has now launched its long-awaited first store overseas, in Taipei, Taiwan. The company […]
Long-Awaited US-Japan Giant Robot Showdown About to Begin New Entertainment Envisioned by Two Americans Becoming a pilot and controlling big robots is something many people have dreamt of at least once, especially those who grew up with Japanese anime culture. Two creative engineers from the United States, who also grew up playing video games and watching movies featuring giant, were no different. But they didn’t just dream it, they turned their dreams about giant robot combat into reality. Gui Cavalcanti and Matt Oehrlein, co-founders of MegaBots Inc., developed a giant robot weighing 5.4 tons, big enough for a person to ride and control, and shoot paintballs at a speed of 160 km/h. Unfortunately, […]
Speed is critical to support modern engineering as time is of the essence for new product development. Sembokuya Corporation, prototype manufacturer based in Yokohama, offers their customers the shortest delivery time domestically. Processing starts within two hours after receiving the CAD data and the entire prototype completed within a week to be delivered to their compared to their customers, while it usually takes three weeks for other competitors within Japan. Their fast delivery is what differentiates Sembokuya from the most. Sembokuya supplies prototype components for the aerospace, automotive, and transportation industries, as well as industrial equipment. Semboyuka is distinctive on a global scale, they excel in precision processing of metals such as aluminum “Al […]