Economy of Japan

Konica Minolta Healthcare Advances X-ray Imaging with Commercial Launch of Dynamic Digital Radiography on the KDR Advanced U-Arm

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 1:00pm

WAYNE, N.J., June 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Representing a new era in digital radiography, Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc., announces the commercial availability of the KDR Advanced U-Arm, incorporating the award winning Dynamic Digital Radiography (DDR) capability.

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  • WAYNE, N.J., June 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Representing a new era in digital radiography, Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc., announces the commercial availability of the KDR Advanced U-Arm, incorporating the award winning Dynamic Digital Radiography (DDR) capability.
  • The introduction of DDR on the KDR Advanced U-arm enables a whole new level of diagnostic intelligence using digital radiography.
  • About Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc.
    Konica Minolta Healthcare is a world-class provider and market leader in medical diagnostic imaging and healthcare information technology.
  • Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc., headquartered in Wayne, NJ, is a unit of Konica Minolta, Inc. (TSE:4902).

Mitsubishi Corporation and NTT complete investment in HERE Technologies

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 6:54am

TOKYO, June 2, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) announced today that they have completed the acquisition of a 30% stake in HERE Technologies (HERE) as of May 29, 2020, through a holding company which MC and NTT newly established in the Netherlands in December 2019.

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  • TOKYO, June 2, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) announced today that they have completed the acquisition of a 30% stake in HERE Technologies (HERE) as of May 29, 2020, through a holding company which MC and NTT newly established in the Netherlands in December 2019.
  • "We welcome Mitsubishi Corporation and NTT as new strategic investors, supporting our long-term growth ambitions.
  • Mitsubishi Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, is a global integrated business enterprise that develops and operates business across virtually every industry including industrial finance, energy, metals, machinery, chemicals, foods, and environmental business.
  • For more information on Mitsubishi Corporation, please visit the company's website at https://www.mitsubishicorp.com/jp/en/.

Mitsubishi Corporation and NTT complete acquisition of 30% stake in HERE Technologies

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 6:00am

Amsterdam and Tokyo HERE Technologies today announced that Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) of Japan have completed their joint acquisition of a 30% ownership stake in the company, after receiving regulatory approvals.

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  • Amsterdam and Tokyo HERE Technologies today announced that Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) of Japan have completed their joint acquisition of a 30% ownership stake in the company, after receiving regulatory approvals.
  • The two companies have co-invested in HERE via their recently established, jointly owned holding company COCO Tech Holding B.V. in the Netherlands.
  • As a result, HERE now has nine direct and indirect shareholders: Audi, Bosch, BMW Group, Continental, Intel Capital, MC, Mercedes-Benz, NTT and Pioneer.
  • We welcome Mitsubishi Corporation and NTT as new strategic investors, supporting our long-term growth ambitions and boosting our enterprise value significantly.

Toshiba Adds Automotive Display Interface Bridge ICs for In-Vehicle Infotainment Systems

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 6:00am

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  • *Other company names, product names, and service names may be trademarks of their respective companies.
  • Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation combines the vigor of a new company with the wisdom of experience.
  • Its 24,000 employees around the world share a determination to maximize the value of its products, and emphasize close collaboration with customers to promote co-creation of value and new markets.
  • The company looks forward to building on annual sales now surpassing 750-billion yen (US$6.8 billion) and to contributing to a better future for people everywhere.

Fujitsu Launches 7 New Enterprise Notebooks Optimized for Remote Work

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 3:30am

By expanding its lineup of superior mobile products, Fujitsu will continue to support initiatives on remote work, as part of the customers workstyle transformation.

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  • By expanding its lineup of superior mobile products, Fujitsu will continue to support initiatives on remote work, as part of the customers workstyle transformation.
  • For ultra-mobile 13.3 notebooks, Fujitsu will offer LIFEBOOK U9310 in extraordinarily lightweight design and the convertible LIFEBOOK U9310X featuring a 360 degree display and pen input.
  • Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services.
  • Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 3.9 trillion yen (US$35 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020.

Mitsubishi Electric to Invest in EKE-Electronics Ltd. in Finland

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 3:10am

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503) announced today that it has acquired a 34% share in EKE-Electronics Ltd., a Finnish manufacturer of train information systems.

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  • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503) announced today that it has acquired a 34% share in EKE-Electronics Ltd., a Finnish manufacturer of train information systems.
  • The company aims to strengthen product competitiveness of train control and management system (TCMS) and to establish technology of support system for condition-based maintenance (CBM).
  • This capital alliance will allow Mitsubishi Electric to drive business collaboration with EKE-Electronics in order to enhance its train information systems business in overseas market.
  • Furthermore, by leveraging the two companies sales channels as well as know-how, Mitsubishi Electric aims to grow its train information systems business in overseas market.

Sompo International Global Risk Solutions Creates Unit to Focus on the Technology Industry

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 7:00pm

The Sompo GRS Technology team will be led by Mr. Michael Carroll who recently joined Sompo GRS as a Senior Vice President and who will also continue the development of the Sompo GRS Life Sciences Business.

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  • The Sompo GRS Technology team will be led by Mr. Michael Carroll who recently joined Sompo GRS as a Senior Vice President and who will also continue the development of the Sompo GRS Life Sciences Business.
  • Mr. Michael Chang, CEO of Sompo Global Risk Solutions commented, The launch of the GRS Technology unit builds on the joint experience of our U.S. Insurance and Sompo GRS teams in serving clients in this dynamic sector.
  • Mr. Christopher Sparro, CEO, U.S. Insurance for Sompo International commented, We are pleased to partner with our colleagues at Sompo GRS to bring our holistic approach to managing risk to the technology market.
  • Sompo International Holdings Ltd. (Sompo International) is a global specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, headquartered in Bermuda.

Arc Welding Robots Market 2020-2024 | Increasing Adoption of Robots in Aerospace Industry to Boost Growth | Technavio

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 4:00pm

Our arc welding robots market report covers the following areas:

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  • Our arc welding robots market report covers the following areas:
    This study identifies the inclusion of sensing technology to design adaptive arc welding robots as one of the prime reasons driving the arc welding robots market growth during the next few years.
  • Arc Welding Robots Market 2020-2024: Vendor Analysis
    We provide a detailed analysis of vendors operating in the arc welding robots market, including some of the vendors such as ABB Ltd., Carl Cloos Schweisstechnik GmbH, FANUC Corporation, Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd., Midea Group, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, NACHI-FUJIKOSHI Corp., Panasonic Corporation, Teradyne, Inc., and Yaskawa Electric Corporation.
  • Backed with competitive intelligence and benchmarking, our research reports on the arc welding robots market are designed to provide entry support, customer profile and M&As as well as go-to-market strategy support.
  • Arc Welding Robots Market 2020-2024: Key Highlights

Konica Minolta Awarded OMNIA Partners Public Sector Contract

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 4:00pm

Ramsey, NJ, June 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leader in smart office solutions, is proud to announce that it has been awarded a contract for Copiers and Printers by "Region 4 ESC, powered by OMNIA Partners - Public Sector."

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  • Ramsey, NJ, June 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leader in smart office solutions, is proud to announce that it has been awarded a contract for Copiers and Printers by "Region 4 ESC, powered by OMNIA Partners - Public Sector."
  • Region 4 ESC, as the Principal Procurement Agency, has partnered with OMNIA Partners to offer this contract to other public agencies nationally, including state and local governmental entities, public and private primary, secondary and higher education entities, non-profit entities and agencies for the public benefit (Public Agencies), through OMNIA Partners cooperative purchasing program.
  • OMNIA Partners, Public Sector is pleased to partner with Konica Minolta, offering our participating agencies a comprehensive contract for printers and copiers, said Ken Heckman, Senior Vice President, Partner Development.
  • OMNIA Partners is the largest and most experienced purchasing organization for public and private sector procurement.

Asahi Breweries Europe Group Selects GEP SMART™ Procurement Software And Goes Live With Source-To-Contract

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 2:30pm

Asahi Breweries Europe Group chose GEP SMART to manage its complex source-to-order processes, including contracting, ordering and supplier management functions.

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  • Asahi Breweries Europe Group chose GEP SMART to manage its complex source-to-order processes, including contracting, ordering and supplier management functions.
  • It provides us with quick insights into our spend, and supports end-to-end process transparency and compliance," said Tomas Veit, Head of Procurement, Asahi Breweries Europe Group.
  • GEP SMART is a unified, cloud-native source-to-pay platform, built on a data-centric foundation with AI at its core and user-first design.
  • Asahi Breweries Europe Group operates 15 brewery sites in seven countries (Poland, Czech Republic, Italy, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, and the Netherlands), producing 44 million hectoliters of beer annually.