Thursday, Jul 19, 2018

Invest in Bahrain

Y.K. Almoayyed & Sons Group: Your perfect partner in the Gulf

Established in 1940, Y.K. Almoayyed & Sons Group is one of Bahrain’s largest, most diversified and forward-thinking companies, and has the... May 09, 2018

Industry & Trade | Middle East | Bahrain

Japan’s investment in Thailand

Japan supports Thailand 4.0

Credit: Denis Todorut

As the Thai economy continues to evolve, so too is investment coming from Japan, which sees Thailand as the ideal gateway to the growing ASEAN region

Mar 20, 2018

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Thailand

iREX, Nov 29 - Dec 2, 2017

‘Come and explore how we can shape the future together’

Mr. Yasuhiko Hashimoto, Chairman of iREX 2017 and Managing Executive Officer of Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ Robotics Division

Mr. Yasuhiko Hashimoto, Chairman of iREX 2017 and Managing Executive Officer of Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ Robotics Division, speaks with The... Nov 29, 2017

Industry & Trade | Science & Technology | Asia-Pacific | Japan

Start-up Kuwait

Building an ecosystem for SMEs to thrive

Mr. Al-Jouan, Executive Chairman, Mr. Al Wazzan, Vice Chairman, and board members Mr. Boushahri, Mr. Jaffar and Mr. Al Mutairi, of The National Fund for SMEs Development

Mr. Al-Jouan, Executive Chairman, Mr. Al Wazzan, Vice Chairman, and board members Mr. Boushahri, Mr. Jaffar and Mr. Al Mutairi, of The National Fund... Nov 10, 2017

Industry & Trade | Middle East | Kuwait


A new consciousness amid the uncertainty

The consumer economy is transforming business paradigms by creating new requirements for companies to meet. What strategies can they employ in order... Oct 10, 2017

Industry & Trade

Industrialization in Rwanda

Rwanda shifts its focus to manufacturing

The C&H Garment factory in the Kigali Special Economic Zone (Photo: UNIDO)

While Rwanda has long focused on agriculture and services, it is now looking to develop manufacturing, in a bid to lower its dependence on imports,... Sep 19, 2017

Industry & Trade | Africa | Rwanda

Japan Goes Global

The rebirth of Japan Inc.

Prime Minister Abe is pushing forward policies in an effort to open up the country’s economy to the global market. Japan Inc. is following suit... Aug 21, 2017

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Japan

Japanese Manufacturing

At the forefront of green manufacturing

Takashi Matsuoka, President, Doshisha University

International agreements to reduce CO2 emissions due to climate change, stringent environmental regulation, and growing demand from consumers for energy... Aug 17, 2017

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Japan


The future of productivity and growth in the semiconductor industry passes by automation

Yoshiyuki Fujishiro, President and CEO, RORZE Corp.

By implementing the right automatic systems, manufacturers can improve their factories’ productivity by more than 20 percent

Aug 14, 2017

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Japan

Japanese Robotics

Rise of the robots

Smart machines save employment, increase productivity and enhance reliability. Welcome to the future.

Aug 10, 2017

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Japan

Japanese Technology

Innovation behind the scenes

Real innovation might be where you least expect it

Aug 08, 2017

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Japan

Japan Autoindustry

Riken drives performance with its cutting-edge and cultivated technology

Noritada Okano, Chairman and CEO, Riken Corp.

The autoparts maker, whose advanced piston rings can be found in cars around the world, has developed a diverse portfolio of groundbreaking technologies... Aug 04, 2017

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Japan

Shipping in the age of Industry 4.0

Mr. Chua Chye Poh
Group Chief Executive Officer of ShipsFocus

We speak to Chua Chye Poh, Group CEO of ShipsFocus, about rapid technological advancement... Jun 20, 2018

Procurri: Pioneering in Asia

Mr. Sean Murphy
Chairman & Global Chief Executive Officer of Procurri

We speak to Sean Murphy about the enormous investment opportunities in Asia, as well as... Jun 13, 2018

Quality: the proof is in the paper

Yuji Matsuda
Yuji Matsuda, President of Tokushu Tokai Paper Co

Yuji Matsuda, President of Tokushu Tokai Paper Co, gives us his insight into the changing... Jun 08, 2018

Helping to keep plants running safely and smoothly

Fumito Shinkawa
President of Shinkawa Electric Co.

The Worldfolio speaks to Fumito Shinkawa, President of Shinkawa Electric Co., a Japanese... Jun 08, 2018

Japanese craftsmanship in manufacturing

Mr. Shigeyuki Nishimi

The Worldfolio speaks to Shigeyuki Nishimi, President of Saginomiya Seisakusho, which makes... Jun 05, 2018


President of TECNISCO

We speak to Keizo Sekiya, President of TECNISCO, who discusses Japanese monozukuri, the... Jun 05, 2018

‘The incredible growth potential of our company represents an interesting opportunity for investors’

President of YMC Co. Ltd

Ryuji Yamamura says developments in medical care will lead to enormous growth for his company,... Jun 05, 2018

Gearing up for FOOMA Japan 2018

Mr. Fumiharu Masuda
Chairperson of FOOMA JAPAN 2018

We speak to Fumiharu Masuda, Chairperson of FOOMA JAPAN 2018, ahead of this year’s... May 29, 2018

‘Made in USA’ jeans, made by Japan

Masaji Kaihata
President of Caitac Corp.

The Worldfolio speaks with Masaji Kaihata, President of Caitac Corp., about his company’s... May 28, 2018

‘We are looking for some solid partners in order to further expand our medical business’

Nobukazu Suzuki
President of the ASTI Corporation

Nobukazu Suzuki, President of the ASTI Corporation, discusses his firms work in micro needle... May 17, 2018

A century of shipbuilding

Takao Kawamoto

An interview with Takao Kawamoto of shipbuilding firm, Tsuneishi Group.


May 16, 2018

Transforming Kuwait into a trade hub for the region

H.E. Khalid Naser Al-Roudan
Minister of Commerce & Industry of Kuwait

Minister Khalid Naser Al-Roudan discusses initiatives to enhance trade and to promote SMEs... May 16, 2018

Systems on Silicon Manufacturing Company

Chief Executive Officer

The Worldfolio speaks to Mr. Jagadish CV, Chief Executive Officer of Systems on Silicon... May 16, 2018

120 years of friendship between Bahrain and the US

Mr. Qays H Zu´bi
President of the American Chamber of Commerce

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Mr. Qays H Zu’bi, President of AMCHAM Bahrain,... May 09, 2018

Encouraging private sector led growth

Dr. Khalid Mohamed Al Rowaihi
CEO of Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry

In this inteview with The Worldfolio, Dr. Khalid Mohamed Al-Ruwaihi, CEO of the Bahrain... May 09, 2018

Quality and innovation: the proof is in the paper

Yasuhiro Miki
President of Awa Paper & Technological Company

The Worldfolio sits down with Yasuhiro Miki to discuss his company’s century-long... Apr 05, 2018

Forging success

Koichi Sakaguchi
President of Ohmi Press Works and Forging

An interview with Koichi Sakaguchi, President of forging company Ohmi Press Works and Forging.


Mar 23, 2018

‘Japanese investment is an investment of quality’

H.E. Sontirat Sontijirawong
Minister of Commerce of Thailand

The Worldfolio sits down with Thailand’s Minister of Commerce Sontirat Sontijirawong... Mar 20, 2018

A pioneer of next generation materials

Mr. Shinji Goto
President of Nippon Tungsten Co., Ltd.

Since its foundation in 1931, Nippon Tungsten Co., Ltd. has been supporting the advanced... Mar 13, 2018

‘Our products have great performance unmatched by our competitors’

Mr. Norio Okubo
President of Ohishi Sangyo

Mr. Norio Okubo, president of packaging company Ohishi Sangyo discusses his company’s... Mar 13, 2018

Okabe sets the wheels in motion in China

Makoto Hirowatari
President of Okabe

A manufacturer of high-quality, high-performance and environmentally friendly metal fasteners... Mar 09, 2018


Kuwait Finance House

Organization Description Kuwait Finance House -...

Ultimate Developers Limited

Vision/Mission UDL’s mission is to deliver...

Qatar Petroleum (QP)

Our mission is to ensure the State gets maximum benefit...

Turkish Airlines

History 1933-1945: Establishment 1933: The...



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