Science and technology in Japan

Komatsu America Corp. Motion Appealed to United States 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 8:00am

However, the judge granted summary judgment to the Komatsu defendants.

Key Points: 
  • However, the judge granted summary judgment to the Komatsu defendants.
  • After entry of the summary judgment order, ETON filed a notice this week to the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to appeal the dismissal of the Komatsu defendants.
  • ETON is a Las Vegas-based premier transportation company serving the Western United States with equipment, professional drivers and superior on-time service.
  • Komatsu America Corp. is a U.S. subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd., the world's second largest manufacturer and supplier of earth-moving equipment, consisting of construction, mining and compact construction equipment.

Manufacturer and Distributor of Residential and Commercial Hardware Upgrades Distribution Centers with Epson ColorWorks On-Demand Color Label Printers

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 8:15am

LONG BEACH, Calif., May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- West Four Group of Companies , a manufacturer and distributor of residential and commercial doors and hardware, is leveraging Epson ColorWorks C7500G inkjet label printers in its fast-paced operations to produce quality color labels with variable data.

Key Points: 
  • LONG BEACH, Calif., May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- West Four Group of Companies , a manufacturer and distributor of residential and commercial doors and hardware, is leveraging Epson ColorWorks C7500G inkjet label printers in its fast-paced operations to produce quality color labels with variable data.
  • West Four is using the Epson ColorWorks C7500G on-demand inkjet label printer, along with CYBRA Corporation's MarkMagic Bar Code Labels, RFID Tags and Forms Software, to automate and streamline operations in its distribution centers.
  • Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the worldwide Epson Group generates annual sales of more than JPY 1 trillion global.epson.com/ .
  • EPSON, ColorWorks, PrecisionCore, and UltraChrome are registered trademarks and EPSON Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark of Seiko Epson Corporation.

Fujitsu Employee Wins Medal of Honor with Purple Ribbon in the 2020 Spring Conferment for Inventing Technology for Supercomputers

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 7:10am

- Fujitsu employee Yuichiro Ajima to receive a national honor, the Medal with Purple Ribbon, for significantly contributing to the development of science and technology in Japan with the invention of high-dimensional interconnect technology.

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  • - Fujitsu employee Yuichiro Ajima to receive a national honor, the Medal with Purple Ribbon, for significantly contributing to the development of science and technology in Japan with the invention of high-dimensional interconnect technology.
  • In such a system, each processor exchanges data including calculation results with each other to realize large-scale simulation processing.
  • To overcome such challenges, Fujitsu invented high-dimensional interconnect technology(1) which makes more processors adjacent to each other by increasing communication paths.
  • Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company, offering a full range of technology products, solutions, and services.

OMRON supports COVID-19 relief efforts with donations to charitable organizations

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 2:12pm

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., April 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- OMRON, a global technology company, recently announced a series of cash and product donations to local charities through OMRON Foundation, its charitable arm in the United States, and through OMRON Healthcare, Inc.

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  • HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., April 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- OMRON, a global technology company, recently announced a series of cash and product donations to local charities through OMRON Foundation, its charitable arm in the United States, and through OMRON Healthcare, Inc.
  • In addition, OMRON Healthcare is donating 500 blood pressure monitors to Direct Relief for critical areas around the U.S.
    Food banksin several communities located near OMRON facilities across the United States.
  • Founded in 1989, OMRON Foundation, Inc. (OFI) coordinates the charitable efforts of OMRON offices in the U.S. to achieve the greatest positive social impact.
  • The Foundation divides its charitable resources among organizations benefiting education, people with disabilities, cultural programs, health, and other social concerns including disaster relief.

TDK Ventures Invests in Biomagnetic Medical Imaging Company Genetesis

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 2:00pm

TDK Corporation (TSE:6762) announces that subsidiary TDK Ventures Inc. adds to its growing portfolio of companies with an investment in Genetesis , a world leader in non-invasive biomagnetic imaging.

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  • TDK Corporation (TSE:6762) announces that subsidiary TDK Ventures Inc. adds to its growing portfolio of companies with an investment in Genetesis , a world leader in non-invasive biomagnetic imaging.
  • To find out more about TDK Ventures, interested startups or investment partners may contact TDK Ventures: www.tdk-ventures.com or contact@tdk-ventures.com .
  • TDK Ventures will co-invest and support promising portfolio companies by providing technical expertise and access to global markets where TDK operates.
  • Genetesis is a medical technology company focused on redefining the way myocardial ischemia and coronary artery disease are detected.

Epson Reinforces Commitment to Changing Needs of Creative Professionals with New Photography Desktop Printers

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 8:15am

The printers touta new 10-channel MicroPiezoAMCprinthead to increase productivity, with dedicated channels for both Photo and Matte Black ink types no ink switching necessary.

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  • The printers touta new 10-channel MicroPiezoAMCprinthead to increase productivity, with dedicated channels for both Photo and Matte Black ink types no ink switching necessary.
  • Using an updated mobile version of Epson Print Layout software, full support and color management tools are provided for iPhone and iPad printing.
  • Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the worldwide Epson Group generates annual sales of more than U.S. $10 billion.
  • Epson America, Inc., based in Long Beach, Calif., is Epson's regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America.

Toshiba Celebrates Sustainability with Recycling & Reforesting Efforts

Monday, April 20, 2020 - 1:00pm

Since 2008, Toshiba has eliminated about 1,542 tons of e-waste from entering landfills via the companys EcoSmart Toner Recycling Program and by partnering with an internationally-recognized recycler, Close the Loop .

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  • Since 2008, Toshiba has eliminated about 1,542 tons of e-waste from entering landfills via the companys EcoSmart Toner Recycling Program and by partnering with an internationally-recognized recycler, Close the Loop .
  • Upon partnering with PrintReleaf in 2016, Toshiba has replanted 78,459 trees across global reforestation projects in Madagascar, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Ireland, United States, Brazil and India.
  • Toshiba customers choose the planting location based on recommendations of the World Resources Institutes Global Forest Watch initiative.
  • Preserving and protecting our environment is a primary focus of ours at Toshiba, stated Toshiba America Business Solutions President and Chief Executive Officer Scott Maccabe.

Steven Sauer to Lead Toshiba Business Solutions

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 1:00pm

Toshiba America Business Solutions (TABS) today names Steven Sauer president of Toshiba Business Solutions (TBS), the companys direct sales operation.

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  • Toshiba America Business Solutions (TABS) today names Steven Sauer president of Toshiba Business Solutions (TBS), the companys direct sales operation.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200415005066/en/
    Steven Sauer to Lead Toshiba Business Solutions (Photo: Business Wire)
    Sauer is now fully responsible for the sales, professional services and operational management of TBS four regional offices with nearly 100 locations across the United States.
  • Steven has proven himself as an outstanding leader, motivator and mentor throughout his tenure at TBS, stated Toshiba America Business Solutions President and Chief Executive Officer Scott Maccabe.
  • About Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc.
    Toshiba America Business Solutions delivers multifunction printers, managed document services, point-of-sale and thermal barcode printers as well as digital signage for businesses of all sizes across the United States, Mexico, and Central and South America.

Toshiba Elevates Larry White to Chief Operating Officer

Monday, April 13, 2020 - 1:00pm

Toshiba America Business Solutions (TABS) today announces the promotion of Larry White to chief operating officer effective immediately.

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  • Toshiba America Business Solutions (TABS) today announces the promotion of Larry White to chief operating officer effective immediately.
  • The highly respected industry leader and 24-year Toshiba executive previously served as the companys chief revenue officer.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200413005029/en/
    Toshiba Elevates Larry White to Chief Operating Officer (Photo: Business Wire)
    White assumes more oversight and strategic planning responsibilities across the TABS business.
  • Larry White has consistently led his teams to deliver high levels of revenue growth throughout his tenure at Toshiba, said Toshiba America Business Solutions President and Chief Executive Officer Scott Maccabe.

Tsuneo Takahashi Named President and CEO of Kyoto Semiconductor Co., Ltd.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 6:00pm

As of April 1, 2020, the company has announced that a new management system will begin, with Tsuneo Takahashi set to become its new President and CEO.

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  • As of April 1, 2020, the company has announced that a new management system will begin, with Tsuneo Takahashi set to become its new President and CEO.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200401005224/en/
    Tsuneo Takahashi has been involved in the semiconductor business for roughly forty years.
  • He joined Kyoto Semiconductor as a director in January of 2020, and the company will benefit from his marketing and management knowledge in the semiconductor field as he becomes President and CEO, and will look forward to further market growth.
  • Kyoto Semiconductor was established in 1980 in Kyoto as a dedicated manufacturer of semiconductors.