New products - June 17, 2019

To improve productivity by improving thermal power supply control

Wire-cut Electrical Discharge Machine 「MV4800R」 Mitsubishi Electric Wire-cut Electrical Discharge Machine "MV4800R" was released on April 17, 2019, and increased productivity by the improvement of thermal power supply control. I...

- June 14, 2019

Hitachi enters robotic SI Business in North America

Hitachi and Crestview Partners, a U.S. investor, signed an agreement on April 23, 2019 that Hitachi would acquire the System Integration (SI) business of JR Automation Technologies, an affiliated corporation of the Crestview Partners. Th...

- June 12, 2019

Amada HD and Hitachi build a next-generation production model using IoT which is friendly to people

Amada HD announced that it would establish a next-generation production model using IoT which is friendly to people on April 10, 2019. The company is in cooperation with Hitachi, which gets involved with “Lumada”, the Internet of things pla...

- June 10, 2019

Okuma opened third TC in China

Okuma established the Jinan Technical Center (TC) in Jinan City, eastern Shandong Province, China on March 21, 2019. The Jinan branch office is the third TC in China and the amount of investment is about 300 million yen. Chinese gover...

- June 7, 2019

To sell high-end machines in high prices:To provide optimal services for each foreign market(2/2)

Interview with Keiichi Nakajima, President of Citizen Machinery Keiichi Nakajima, president of Citizen Machinery, says, "The current situation regarding orders is not bad."  Nakajima immediately replied "India" when he was asked about a ...

- May 31, 2019

DENSO invests $1.6 billion to strengthen development and production of automotive electrification products

DENSO, mobility supplier, announced it will invest approximately 180 billion yen (US$1.6 billion) over the three years from fiscal year 2018 to 2020. The investment is for supporting aggressive development and production of electrified auto...

- May 29, 2019

FANUC increases servomotor productivity by 20% by construction of the new plant

FANUC constructs a new plant for the part machining of servo motors in the head office plant of Oshino-mura,Yamanashi Prefecture. FANUC will promote efficiency by integrating two separate part machining plants into one. The investment am...

- May 28, 2019

Yaskawa Electric establishes new industrial robot plant in Europe Slovenia

Yaskawa Electric, a major Japanese builder that manufactures industrial robots, established a new plant for industrial robot in Slovenia. Yaskawa Electric began to operate the factory in January 2019 and held the completion ceremony on A...

- May 24, 2019

Niigata Machine Techno acquired a new plant building

Niigata Machine Techno, machine tool builder, announced that it had purchased a plant building near its headquarters on April 11, 2019. After the renovation work, the company will operate as an assembly plant for injection molding machin...

New products
- May 22, 2019

It is suitable for hardened steel by introducing a new coating

Ball end mill 「EHHBE-TH3」 Mitsubishi Hitachi Tool The four-blade “Epoch High Hard Ball EHHB-ATH" is introduced the coating "TH3" which has both heat resistance and abrasion resistance. Thus, a hardened steel having a Rockwell h...

Japanese job shop report
- May 20, 2019

Aiming to increase sales by standardizing work (2/2)

Business performance is going well " The situation where the work can not be done without the craftsman is not good. It's necessary to create a mechanism that allows anyone to work with high precision by pressing a button," president Hid...

- May 17, 2019

Aisin AW determined to establish a new plant in the U.S. for transmissions of SUVs and electric vehicles

Aisin AW, a subsidiary of Aisin Seiki, has recently decided to expand its manufacturing site in North Carolina to strengthen its automatic transmission business. The investment is up to about $400 million. In September 2021, Aisin AW wil...

Japanese job shop report
- May 15, 2019

Aiming to increase sales by standardizing work (1/2)

To be able to machine with high-precision for everyone Yamada Seisakusho excels in grinding cylindrical or axial workpieces. It has two robot systems with 30 employees. There are a large number of young female employees working in the...

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