Located in Higashi Mino, in 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 that Maruasa makes have a fine thickness and design unique to Japan. Maruasa’a customers are major tableware manufacturers in Japan, the United States, and Asia, to which Maruasa Porcelain Factory has delivered more than 250 million items.
With the help of Maeda Shell Services compressed air quality measurements and the resulting installation of air filters a broad variety of problems in several industries could be solved. We introduce some cases where energy and cost savings could be realized, because defects disappeared and machine malfunctions were significantly reduced. 3 in1 Multi Dry Filter – It combines three filter functions in one filter body – It reduces all forms of particles and oil mist larger than 0.01μm by 99.99% – Its auto-drain function drains the filter automatically – HACCP, FSSC22000, ISO8573-1 compliant
A control panel is something that is always installed where electricity is involved and used without regard. All monitoring of and commands given to automobile manufacturing machines, for example, go through a control panel. The control panel is like the brains of a machine; without it, a machine would just be a mass of iron. Control panels control the machines found in every corner of modern society. However, when shipping control panels to foreign markets, standards different from those used at home need to be cleared, since the situations and standards for electricity are different in each region. In other words, control panels have to be manufactured according to each […]
Bringing Stylish Beauty and Health Equipment Based on Japanese Technology to the World Japanese startup MTG is experiencing rapid growth as it continues to develop innovative products in the field of beauty and health equipment. Products under the company’s stylish cosmetic brand ReFa have already seen cumulative sales of five million units and are becoming a must-have item for Japanese women, who are known for beautiful skin. Moreover, not even one year has passed since the wearable training gear SIXPAD became one of MTG’s hit products. This is bringing about a revolution for men who long for toned muscles as they go about their daily activities. In this article we […]
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 The Challenge from the US Become a pilot and control a big robot. Many people who have grown up with Japanese robot anime culture have had that dream at least once—and it’s the same dream around the world. Two men from the US released a video in June 2015. Wearing aviator sunglasses with US flags draped over their shoulders, the two are shown marching through their workshop accompanied by the music of “Stars and Stripes Forever,” the national march of the US. They had developed a giant robot weighing 5.4 tons that a person can […]
Speed in prototyping is critical to support modern engineering in which time is of the essence for new product development, and Yokohama-based prototype manufacturer Sembokuya Corporation offers its customers the fastest domestic delivery time available. The company’s main strength is its technology to machine and finish the aluminum alloy “Al Si10Cu2Fe※” for die- casting prototypes, which has been difficult up to now. Just two hours after receiving the CAD data, Sembokuya’s processing machine starts to send out metal shavings and products. The entire prototype is then completed only a week later, compared to the three weeks that most other Japanese companies require to manufacture a prototype. This speedy service is a significant […]