- September 2, 2019

Next-generation smart factory with 30% increase in MC production capacity (2/2)

Unmanned operation for up to 72 hours The automation technology is outstanding. DS3 is divided into constant temperature room area, small-plants area, medium-plants area, and large-plants area according to the workpiece size and machinin...

- August 30, 2019

Next-generation smart factory with 30% increase in MC production capacity (1/2)

Okuma established the new Dream Site 3(DS3) factory, in Kani Plant, Gifu Prefecture, which manufacture machining centers (MC). The amount of investment is 10 billion yen. The DS3 is a vertical and horizontal MC parts machining plant that in...

- August 23, 2019

U.S. auto parts factory is expanded 1.8 times

Toyota Boshoku announced on June 18, 2019 that it had expanded and started operation of a plant in Toyota Boshoku Tennessee, affiliated corporation in U.S. The amount of investment is approximately 3 billion in three years from 2017. ...

- August 21, 2019

JIMTOF2020 will be held from December 7 to 12, 2020

Japan Machine Tool Builders ’Association (JMTBA) and Tokyo Big Sight held a press conference in Tokyo on July 18, 2019. Both of them announced the outline of the The 30th Japan International Machine Tool Fair (JIMTOF2020). The catchphras...

- August 16, 2019

The cutting tools arrive in the morning of the following day by opening logistics base

Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal opened East Japan Logistics Base for cutting tools in Kashiwa city, Chiba Prefecture in June 2019. The amount of investment is undisclosed. The size of the center is also undisclosed. This center is the compan...

- August 14, 2019

Toyota builds a vehicle production plant in Myanmar where the new car market continues to expand

Toyota Motor announced on May 30, 2019 that it would establish an affiliated corporation in Myanmar, Toyota Myanmar, in June 2019. It will start to produce Hilux from February 2021. The amount of investment is about 6 billion yen. The co...

- August 5, 2019

Canon consolidates six plants into a new plant with the big investment of 10 billion yen

Canon and Canon Mold, a subsidiary in charge of die molding business, announced on May 16, 2019 that they would consolidate six plants into one in Kasama city, Ibaraki prefecture. It will build a new plant to produce precision plastics die ...

- July 31, 2019

Mitsubishi Hitachi recorded the highest orders after the global financial crisis

Mitsubishi Hitachi Tool invited a sales representative to Narita Plant in Narita City, Chiba Prefecture, and held a performance report meeting on June 14, 2019 (photo). Mitsubishi Hitachi Tool did not announce the orders in monetary terms, ...

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