Furukawa Group

New Machine Tool Workforce Development Alliance

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 8:00pm

The FANUC Certified CNC Training Program now offers manufacturing skills development using Doosan machine tools.\nThis press release features multimedia.

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  • The FANUC Certified CNC Training Program now offers manufacturing skills development using Doosan machine tools.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210415005112/en/\nThe FANUC Certified CNC Training Program now offers manufacturing skills development using Doosan machine tools.
  • This virtualized offering will be an effective tool for those learning how to run and program the Doosan machine tools without any risk to physical machines.\nDoosan Machine Tools is a leading provider of state-of-the-art CNC machine tools used to produce high precision parts.
  • For more than 40 years, Doosan Machine Tools has brought to its many customers the latest in CNC machine tool technology, together with highly responsive applications, sales and service.

Fujitsu Strengthens Largest State-Run Education Network for Illinois Century Network with SD-WAN

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 1:30pm

Fujitsu recommended SD-WAN technology powered by Silver Peak, recently acquired by Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, to update the ICN network.

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  • Fujitsu recommended SD-WAN technology powered by Silver Peak, recently acquired by Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, to update the ICN network.
  • Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 3.9 trillion yen (US$35 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020.
  • For more information, please see www.fujitsu.com .\nAbout Fujitsu Network Communications Inc.\nFujitsu Network Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of digital transformation solutions for network operators, service providers and content providers worldwide.
  • We combine best-in-class hardware, software and services with multivendor expertise to enable cost savings, faster services delivery and improved network performance.

Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. Launches Next Generation of Self-Service with U-SCAN Elite Hybrid Self-Checkout Solution

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 1:00pm

Fujitsu prides itself on maintaining and upgrading a large fleet of legacy self-checkout systems, many still in service 20 years later.

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  • Fujitsu prides itself on maintaining and upgrading a large fleet of legacy self-checkout systems, many still in service 20 years later.
  • FFNA is headquartered with operations and product development at 27121 Towne Centre Drive, Foothill Ranch, CA 92610.\nCopyright 2021 Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Fujitsu and the Fujitsu logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Fujitsu Limited in the United States and other countries.
  • U-SCAN is a trademark or registered trademark of Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. in the United States and other countries.

Fujitsu, AutoGrid to Boost Renewable Energy Use in Japan Towards Realization of Decarbonized Society with Virtual Power Plant Solution

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 2:15am

Fujitsu will leverage the solution to maximize the use of distributed energy resources (2) in the domestic energy market and contribute to the expansion of renewable energy and the realization of a decarbonized society.

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  • Fujitsu will leverage the solution to maximize the use of distributed energy resources (2) in the domestic energy market and contribute to the expansion of renewable energy and the realization of a decarbonized society.
  • Based on the agreement, Fujitsu will begin selling the VPP solution AutoGrid FlexTM in the Japanese market as an AutoGrid partner.
  • AutoGrid FlexTM enables the optimization of energy operations and the control and management of distributed energy resources.
  • By providing this solution to energy providers and aggregators (3), Fujitsu will contribute to the realization of next-generation energy platform to maximize the use of renewable energy sources, such as solar power, and distributed energy resources, such as storage batteries.

Sompo International Builds Out Strategic Distribution and Development Capabilities for International Insurance

Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 8:00am

PEMBROKE, Bermuda, April 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sompo International Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, announced today that Maxine Goddard will join the companys International Insurance Strategic Distribution and Development team as Senior Vice President effective April 1, 2021.

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  • PEMBROKE, Bermuda, April 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sompo International Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, announced today that Maxine Goddard will join the companys International Insurance Strategic Distribution and Development team as Senior Vice President effective April 1, 2021.
  • The Business Development team, led by Brendan Plessis, Executive Vice President, Strategic Distribution and Development, International Insurance, will focus on the strategic development of broker and client relationships, maximising profitable growth and potential new business opportunities in London, Europe and Bermuda.
  • Also joining the team as Assistant Vice President, Strategic Distribution and Development for International Insurance is Rachael Dobie, who joins SI from Liberty Specialty Markets and Mohiuddin (Moon) Hossen, who has been promoted to Projects & Strategy Analyst, Strategic Distribution and Development for International Insurance from within SI.
  • Sompo International Holdings Ltd. (Sompo International) is a global specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, headquartered in Bermuda.

Fujitsu Awards $10,000 in STEM Scholarships to Richardson Independent School District Seniors

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 1:30pm

RICHARDSON, Texas, March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc. has awarded two Fujitsu STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) scholarships to graduating high school seniors in the Richardson Independent School District (RISD) for excellence in STEM learning.

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  • RICHARDSON, Texas, March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc. has awarded two Fujitsu STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) scholarships to graduating high school seniors in the Richardson Independent School District (RISD) for excellence in STEM learning.
  • "On behalf of the Richardson ISD Foundation, I would like to extend a heartfelt gratitude to Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc. for the generous donation of two $5,000 STEM scholarships for students of Richardson ISD.
  • These scholarships will help two deserving seniors achieve their goals in the STEM field of study," said J. Douglas Burnside, Chair of the Richardson ISD Excellence in Education Foundation.
  • Fujitsu, the Fujitsu logo, "shaping tomorrow with you" are trademarks or registered trademarks of Fujitsu Limited in the United States and other countries.

Fujitsu Accelerates Investment in Promising Tech Startups with Establishment of 10 Billion Yen Corporate Venture Capital Fund and Management Subsidiary

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 2:39am

TOKYO, Mar 31, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Limited today announced the establishment of Fujitsu Ventures Fund LLC, a corporate venture capital (CVC) fund totaling 10 billion yen, under the management by the subsidiary Fujitsu Ventures Limited.

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  • TOKYO, Mar 31, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Limited today announced the establishment of Fujitsu Ventures Fund LLC, a corporate venture capital (CVC) fund totaling 10 billion yen, under the management by the subsidiary Fujitsu Ventures Limited.
  • Following the establishment of Fujitsu's first CVC fund in 2006, a second and third fund were subsequently established in 2010 and 2015.
  • With these funds, Fujitsu has made investments in promising startups both in Japan and abroad, to deliver encouraging results.
  • In 2020, the Strategic Growth & Investment team was established to lead Fujitsu Group's inorganic activities which include investments into startups.

Advantest Opens Registration for International Virtual VOICE 2021 Developer Conference on June 21-23

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 8:05am

TOKYO, March 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading semiconductor test equipment supplier Advantest Corporation (TSE: 6857) has begun accepting registrations from semiconductor test professionals around the world to participate in the Virtual VOICE 2021 Developer Conference, being held June 21-23.

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  • TOKYO, March 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading semiconductor test equipment supplier Advantest Corporation (TSE: 6857) has begun accepting registrations from semiconductor test professionals around the world to participate in the Virtual VOICE 2021 Developer Conference, being held June 21-23.
  • Throughout the Virtual VOICE event, thought leaders will present and share their insights on semiconductor test and the state of the industry.
  • For companies interested in sponsorship opportunities at Virtual VOICE 2021, a variety of packages are being offered.
  • As Virtual VOICE 2021 draws closer, follow #VirtualVOICE2021 and @Advantest_ATE on Twitter or visit https://voice.advantest.com/spread-the-word/ for more ways to connect and get involved.

Fujitsu Develops AI for Image Inspection to Detect Abnormalities in Product Appearance with World-Leading Precision in Key Benchmark

Monday, March 29, 2021 - 2:33am

The developed technology successfully achieved world leading accuracy (1) in a benchmark using public data (2) collected from external images of various manufactured goods.

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  • The developed technology successfully achieved world leading accuracy (1) in a benchmark using public data (2) collected from external images of various manufactured goods.
  • At the site of the inspection process, the inspector determines whether the product is defective based on features such as its approximate shape, detailed structure, and texture.
  • For example, approximate shape is considered important in a shape distortion test, and texture is considered important in a condition or pattern test.
  • Founded in 1968 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. is one of the premier research centers in the world.

Fujitsu Group's Largest Facility to Source 100% of its Energy Needs from Renewables, Demonstrating Commitment to Achievement of RE 100

Friday, March 26, 2021 - 1:26am

To date, Fujitsu's introduction of renewable energy has been focused primarily in Europe and the United States, where supply is abundant.

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  • To date, Fujitsu's introduction of renewable energy has been focused primarily in Europe and the United States, where supply is abundant.
  • However, expanding the introduction of renewable energy in Japan remains an important issue.
  • This latest effort accounts for approximately 5% of the Fujitsu Group's electricity consumption in Japan.
  • Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 3.9 trillion yen (US$35 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020.