- June 24, 2019

Kitagawa establishes chuck plant in India in anticipation of demand increase for machine tools

Kitagawa announced on May 10, 2019 that its affiliated corporation in India will build a lathe chuck plant in Bangalore in India. The investment amount is 400 million yen. The completion of new plant is scheduled to be in November 2019. ...

- 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...

- 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...

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