News - November 11, 2019

ITOH DENKI proposes more efficient logistics at open house

ITOH DENKI manufactures logistics systems and held open house in MYDOME OSAKA, Chuo-ku, Osaka, for three days from September 11 to 13, 2019. Approximately 1,000 users and trading companies visited there. The demonstration of sorting, war...

News
- November 13, 2019

DMG MORI won the Japan International Birdman Rally 2019

DMG MORI announced on August 28, 2019, that its BIRDMAN HOUSE Iga team won the human powered aircraft section of the Japan International Birdman Rally 2019 held in Lake Biwa, Shiga Prefecture in July. The team flew 60 km, the longest rec...

News
- November 8, 2019

The first quarter financial results of 34 major FA-related companies: Demand declined due to trade friction(1/2)

The first quarter financial results for the fiscal year ending March 2020 (April to June 2019) for 34 major FA-related companies are available. STAR MICRONICS and TRUSCO NAKAYAMA cannot make a simple comparison with the same period last yea...

New products
- November 6, 2019

A robot with a larger loading capacity and shorter cycle time

SCARA robots 「YK400XE」 Yamaha Motor Yamaha Motor has newly developed a next generation model of small type SCARA robot YK400XR. The largest loading capacity is 4 kg, which is 1.4 times larger than the conventional one, and the norm...

News
- November 4, 2019

New plant for medium-sized trucks in the United States

Hino Motors announced on August 22, 2019 that its affiliated corporation in U.S. started operation of a new plant in West Virginia to manufacture medium-sized trucks. The plant started operation in June 2019, and deliver the trucks from lat...

News
- October 31, 2019

Opton proposes automation of bending at open house

Opton manufactures and sells bending machine for pipe bending and held open house at the head office plant in Seto, Aichi prefecture for four days from September 4 to 7, 2019. About 30 auto part machining companies and others took part in t...

News
- October 25, 2019

Increasing production capacity of hydraulic pumps in China

SHIMADZU announced on August 8, 2019 that its affiliated corporation, Tianjin-Shimadzu Hydraulic Equipment, would build a new plant in the Xiqing Economic-Technological Development Area. The construction of new plant will finish in Septembe...

New products
- October 23, 2019

High speed laser processing machine for machining of small diameter pipes

Yamazaki Mazak launched the high speed laser processing machine FT-150 FIBER in Japan for machining small diameter pipes with high quality. Small diameter pipes with diameters of under 150mm are mainly used in furniture, architectural and v...

News
- October 21, 2019

Releasing the result of survey about the possession term of production facilities

Japan Machinery Federation (JMF) released the result of survey about the possession term of production facilities on June 28, 2019. The survey was conducted in 1994 and 2013, and this was the third time. The survey items include the poss...

Exhibition report
- October 18, 2019

MECT2019⑤: Robot changes the machining site (2/2)

Three cutting systems as a world premiere Three cutting systems will be unveiled as a world premiere at MECT2019. The first one is the MOTOMAN-GG250, high-rigidity robots developed by YASKAWA Electric in response to TRI ENGINEERING's req...

Exhibition report
- October 17, 2019

MECT2019④: Robot changes the machining site (1/2)

The solution for labor shortage MECHATRONICS TECHNOLOGY JAPAN (MECT) 2019, the largest machine tool trade show in Japan this year, will be held from October 23 to 26, 2019. MECT2019 will set up a “Concept Zone” based on the theme of ...

Interview
- October 14, 2019

Let’s amaze the world: Interview with Yoshiaki Sugino, President of Sugino Machine (2/2)

A period of automotive reform is an opportunity Sugino Machine (Uozu City, Toyama Prefecture) deals in a wide variety of industrial equipment, including machine tools. Mr. Yoshiaki Sugino, who was appointed president in June 2019 says pr...

Interview
- October 11, 2019

Let’s amaze the world: Interview with Yoshiaki Sugino, President of Sugino Machine (1/2)

A period of automotive reform is an opportunity Sugino Machine (Uozu City, Toyama Prefecture) deals in a wide variety of industrial equipment, including machine tools. Mr. Yoshiaki Sugino, who was appointed president in June 2019 says pr...

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