Exhibition report - December 13, 2019

EMO2019: What strategies Japanese FA builders took for the European market where labor shortage is severe?(1/2)

EMO Hannover 2019, the world ’s premier trade fair for the metalworking industry, was held at Hanover Fairground of Lower Saxony in Germany for 6 days from September 16 to 21, 2019. The exhibitors proposed the products for automation and la...

News
- December 11, 2019

Tariffs on machine tools for the US will be eliminated, the impact on Japanese companies is limited?

Both leaders of Japan and the United States finally reached the conclusion of trade agreement and signed a joint statement on September 26, 2019. Both leaders decided to immediately or gradually eliminate tariffs imposed by the US on export...

Exhibition report
- December 9, 2019

MECT2019 Report: The keyword is automation(2/2)

MECHATRONICS TECHNOLOGY JAPAN 2019 (MECT) was held at Port Messe Nagoya, Minato-ku, Nagoya, for four days from October 23 to 26, 2019. Visitors tend to be working at the machining site. There were many proposals which can be used at machini...

Exhibition report
- December 6, 2019

MECT2019 Report: The keyword is automation(1/2)

MECHATRONICS TECHNOLOGY JAPAN 2019 (MECT) was held at Port Messe Nagoya, Minato-ku, Nagoya, for four days from October 23 to 26, 2019. Visitors tend to be working at the machining site. There were many proposals which can be used at machini...

Statistics
- December 4, 2019

87 percent of respondents feel the benefits of introducing industrial robot in Japan: the reader survey of robot digest (2/2)

robot digest conducted the reader survey in Japan to investigate the introduction status of industrial robots and how impression do readers have for industrial robots. It is generally said large manufacturers introduce industrial robots mor...

Statistics
- December 2, 2019

87 percent of respondents feel the benefits of introducing industrial robot in Japan: the reader survey of robot digest (1/2)

robot digest conducted the reader survey in Japan to investigate the introduction status of industrial robots and how impression do readers have for industrial robots. It is generally said large manufacturers introduce industrial robots mor...

News
- November 29, 2019

Aircraft parts factory starts operation in 2020

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries announced on August 19, 2019 that it would build a New Combustor Center at Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works in Nagasaki city. It will be built as Nagasaki Works of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Aero Engines,...

News
- November 27, 2019

OMRON starts 5G demonstration experiment in 2019

OMRON held a press conference in Tokyo on September 10, 2019 in collaboration with NTT DOCOMO and the Finnish telecommunication company called Nokia Group Japan. It was announced that the three companies would collaborate on a demonstration...

News
- November 25, 2019

THK establishes customer support service in collaboration with Microsoft and others

THK held a press conference of Omni THK, a web-based customer-support service on September 10, 2019. THK started to provide the service of Omni THK on July 2019. The users can check the inventory and order of THK products, estimates and spe...

Interview
- November 22, 2019

What are the most recent issues in the tool industry?: Interview with Norio Ishikawa, Chairman of JTA (2/2)

Japan accounts for 19% of global production. To enhance the JTA's presence "First of all, it is necessary to enhance Japan's presence." Mr. Norio Ishikawa, Chairman of the Japan Cutting & Wear-resistant Tool Association (JTA) and ...

Interview
- November 20, 2019

What are the most recent issues in the tool industry?: Interview with Norio Ishikawa, Chairman of JTA (1/2)

Japan accounts for 19% of global production To enhance the JTA's presence "First of all, it is necessary to enhance Japan's presence." Mr. Norio Ishikawa, Chairman of the Japan Cutting & Wear-resistant Tool Association (JTA) and P...

Statistics
- November 18, 2019

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

The economic slowdown had a negative impact on the performance of FA companies The performance of each FA company was also negatively affected due to the economic slowdown. STAR MICRONICS changed the end of the fiscal period to December,...

New products
- November 15, 2019

EDM to slice next-generation semiconductor materials

Multi-wire-cut Electrical Discharge Machines 「DS1000」 Mitsubishi Electric DS1000 slices cylindrical configuration semiconducting materials into thin disk-shaped wafer.The DS1000 can machine simultaneously with multiple wires, produ...

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