Japanese culture

Eisai Receives Special Prize at Platinum Career Award 2021

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 5:44am

TOKYO, June 9, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it has received a special prize at the Platinum Career Award 2021.

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  • TOKYO, June 9, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it has received a special prize at the Platinum Career Award 2021.
  • The awards ceremony was held via online at the symposium on June 8, 2021.
  • The Platinum Career Award was established in 2019 with the aim of commending companies that aspire to provide opportunities for employees to develop their career and play an active role, in order to realize career paths that Japanese employees are aiming for in the era of the 100 years' life.
  • Eisai received a special prize dedicated to companies that are implementing "new working styles initiated to adjust with the era of Corona (COVID-19 Pandemic)".

Randori Expands Leadership Team to Meet Exploding Demand for Attack Surface Management, Adds Bari Abdul as CMO and TJ McDonough as VP of Global Sales

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

Randori Grows Team to Meet Demand for Attack Surface Management, Adds Bari Abdul as CMO and TJ McDonough as VP of Sales

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  • Randori Grows Team to Meet Demand for Attack Surface Management, Adds Bari Abdul as CMO and TJ McDonough as VP of Sales
    "In a perimeter-less world, attack surface management is the first line of defense.
  • The addition of Bari and TJ to our team validates our leadership position in this emerging market and adds world-class go-to-market leadership to the team as we scale," said Randori co-founder and CEO Brian Hazzard.
  • TJ McDonough joins the team from VMware Carbon Black where he most recently served as Vice President of Customer Success.
  • To learn more about the Randori team, advisors, and customers please visit www.randori.com or follow Randori on Twitter or LinkedIn .

DENSO Announces Recipients of 2020 North America Business Partner of the Year Awards

Friday, May 28, 2021 - 5:26pm

2020 was the year of disruption, but our partners never wavered in their commitment to quality and collaboration, said Mike Winkler, vice president of North America Purchasing at DENSO.

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  • 2020 was the year of disruption, but our partners never wavered in their commitment to quality and collaboration, said Mike Winkler, vice president of North America Purchasing at DENSO.
  • In North America, DENSO is headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, and employs 27,000+ associates across 51 sites in the U.S, Canada and Mexico.
  • In the United States alone, DENSO employs 17,700+ employees across 14 states (and the District of Columbia) and 41 sites.
  • In fiscal year ending March 31, 2021, DENSO in North America generated $9.3 billion in consolidated sales.

DENSO Shares Company Direction Updates at Annual Dialog Day

Friday, May 28, 2021 - 5:34am

YOKOHAMA, Japan, May 28, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - DENSO, a leading mobility supplier, hosted its annual Dialog Day, where it shared how the company is achieving its Long-term Policy 2030.

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  • YOKOHAMA, Japan, May 28, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - DENSO, a leading mobility supplier, hosted its annual Dialog Day, where it shared how the company is achieving its Long-term Policy 2030.
  • As part of that commitment, DENSO is accelerating its efforts to achieve carbon neutrality by 2035.
  • These will help DENSO reach the following targets:
    - A return on equity (ROE) of over 10% by 2025.
  • Globally headquartered in Kariya, Japan, DENSO spent 10.0 percent of its global consolidated sales on research and development in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021.

Asahi Super Dry Debuts New 25.4oz Can, Doubling Down on Growing Can Market

Monday, May 24, 2021 - 1:53pm

Asahi Super Dry has already experienced significant demand increases for its current 11.2oz can format across the US market.

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  • Asahi Super Dry has already experienced significant demand increases for its current 11.2oz can format across the US market.
  • The Asahi Super Dry 25.4oz Can will feature the iconic Asahi branding front and center, making it instantly recognizable when walking down the beer aisle.
  • Founded in 1998, Asahi Beer USA is a subsidiary of Asahi Europe International, Ltd., group companies of Asahi Group Holdings.
  • The current US portfolio includes Asahi Super Dry and Asahi Dry Black.

Randori Achieves SOC 2 Certification

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 8:46pm

b'WALTHAM, Mass., May 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Randori , the company unlocking the attacker\'s perspective, today announced its successful completion of the System and Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type 2 audit for the Randori Attack Platform .

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  • b'WALTHAM, Mass., May 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Randori , the company unlocking the attacker\'s perspective, today announced its successful completion of the System and Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type 2 audit for the Randori Attack Platform .
  • A recognized technical audit for service organizations, SOC 2 Type 2 requires companies to establish and follow strict information security policies and procedures.
  • This latest milestone makes Randori the industry\'s first unified Attack Surface Management (ASM) and Continuous Automated Red Teaming (CART), as well as the only ASM vendor, to successfully achieve SOC 2 Type 2 certification.\n"Today\'s SOC 2 announcement is yet another example of how Randori is leading the attack surface management market forward,"said Brian Hazzard, CEO and co-founder of Randori.
  • This certification validates the investments we\'ve made in our security program and signals to our customers our ongoing commitment," said Aaron Fosdick, CISO of Randori.

Surgical Masks by Defender Safety Receive FDA 510(k) Clearance

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'PLAINVIEW, N.Y., May 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Defender Safety , a trusted construction and healthcare safety products producer, recently received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its ASTM Level 1 Procedure Mask, ASTM Level 3 Procedure Mask, and ASTM Level 3 Surgical Mask.

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  • b'PLAINVIEW, N.Y., May 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Defender Safety , a trusted construction and healthcare safety products producer, recently received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its ASTM Level 1 Procedure Mask, ASTM Level 3 Procedure Mask, and ASTM Level 3 Surgical Mask.
  • Ensuring our PPE is medical-grade for those that need it most has always been a top priority," said Teddy Haggerty, Founder and CEO of Defender Safety.
  • "\nDefender Safety surgical masks are tested in performance for bacterial filtration efficiency, resistance to penetration by synthetic blood, breathability, and flammability.
  • The surgical masks consistently met the 510(k) standard in all areas.

Year-End Update: DENSO Innovates for Greener, Safer and More Seamless Mobility

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 4:01pm

b'KARIYA, Japan, April 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DENSO , a leading mobility supplier, today announced its global year-end financial results for its fiscal year ending March 31, 2021.

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  • b'KARIYA, Japan, April 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DENSO , a leading mobility supplier, today announced its global year-end financial results for its fiscal year ending March 31, 2021.
  • These values have inspired DENSO to strive for carbon neutrality by 2035 .
  • With manufacturing at its core, DENSO invests in its 200 facilities to produce thermal, powertrain, mobility, electrification, & electronic systems, to create jobs that directly change how the world moves.
  • The company\xe2\x80\x99s 168,000+ employees are paving the way to a mobility future that improves lives, eliminates traffic accidents, and preserves the environment.

Adult Fiction Books Posted Highest Q1 Sales Since 2013, The NPD Group Says

Monday, April 26, 2021 - 5:15pm

Adult fiction book sales in January through March 2021 reached 39 million units, growing 35% compared to the first quarter last year.

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  • Adult fiction book sales in January through March 2021 reached 39 million units, growing 35% compared to the first quarter last year.
  • This growth in adult fiction does not appear to be related to the pandemic, however, as adult fiction sales also increased by one-third (33%) in the first quarter of 2021, compared to the same quarter two years prior.\n"The adult fiction titles that made the biggest gains in the first quarter were heavily amplified by screen and social media discovery," said Kristen McLean, books industry analyst for NPD.
  • Manga print book sales in the U.S. increased by 3.6 million units, year over year, in the first quarter of 2021.
  • "We are reaching an inflection point in the influence of these marquee projects to sell books, at least on the adult side of the market.

Australian Start-up, Voka, addressing the impacts of disposable Covid mask pollution

Monday, April 19, 2021 - 11:45am

b"WASHINGTON, April 19, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The World's oceans are estimated to have been flooded with1.56 billion face masks in 2020.

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  • b"WASHINGTON, April 19, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The World's oceans are estimated to have been flooded with1.56 billion face masks in 2020.
  • This is an additional 4,680 to 6,240 metric tonnes of marine plastic pollution.\nVoka , an Australian ethical apparel label, has developed the contemporary Areca mask to support US based Ocean Conservancy's efforts to collect millions of pounds of trash that threaten the health of our ocean and the marine wildlife who call it home.\nThrough their work within the environmental and sustainable sectors, it became apparent to the Voka team that the use of single-use PPE was going to have a huge impact on the environment around us, the Environmental PPE fallout from Covid can be seen all around us and is now being found in our oceans and marine life, noting:\nTo support solutions to the problem, Voka created the Areca mask which can be washed and reused up to 30 times and is proven to inactivate 99% of microbes within 2 hours of contact.
  • This re-use can mean reducing Covid environmental fallout resulting from single use surgical masks being so widely used and disposed by the general public.\nTo make this a great product, Voka wanted the Areca to be the most comfortable mask for the most people.
  • For this developed a multi-modal strap system which allows people to choose between 4 different ways of wearing their mask depending on their individual comfort:\n"