Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017


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

Japan Inc. Goes Global

Shrinking domestic market pushes Japan Inc. abroad

Kunio Otani, President, Nichirei

Every challenge also brings opportunity: Japan’s aging population and shrinking domestic market urges Japanese firms to innovate and expand overseas... Aug 02, 2017

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Japan

The Japanese Way

Japan Inc. leverages monozukuri philosophy

Left: Koichi Ogata, President, Nitta Gelatin Inc.. Center: Yuji Kaneko, President, Sodick. Right: Fujio Tahara, President, CEC

The art of excellence still drives Japanese competitiveness

Jul 25, 2017

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Japan

Tranforming Cote D’Ivoire

Beyond basics: Côte d’Ivoire’s new drive for trade and industry

Bernard Asso Abouo, CEO, La Loyale Group

A major African industrial and trading hub for many centuries, Côte d’Ivoire now seeks to upgrade its trade routes and move up the value... Jul 13, 2017

Industry & Trade | Africa | Ivory Coast

4IR Japan

Fourth Industrial Revolution, challenge accepted

A guide to understanding why Japan is set to re-own international leadership in the ‘era of acceleration’

Jul 05, 2017

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Japan

Tapping the Philippine Market

Japan Inc. sees PH among most promising investment destinations

Japan’s diminishing domestic market, a result of its aging and shrinking population, has compelled Japanese companies to search overseas for new... Jun 21, 2017

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Philippines

Egypt’s Construction Boom

Construction industry ‘most prosperous’ in MENA region

Darwish Hassanein, CEO, Secon

U.K.-based bank HSBC  named Egypt’s construction industry, which is predicted to grow by more than 8% annually, in the Middle East and North... May 17, 2017

Industry & Trade | Africa | Egypt

Japanese Innvation

Revolutionary materials made in Japan

Japanese companies like Komatsu Seiren are developing innovative materials such as ‘GreenBiz’

Textiles and chemical companies develop next generation materials that aim to promote a more sustainable future

Apr 27, 2017

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Japan

Reform in Rwanda

Reforms boost nation’s standing as a top regional destination for doing business

“Over the last decade, Rwanda has managed to consolidate its position as one of the top destinations for business and investment in Africa on the back of one of the fastest growing economies in the region” Francis Gatare, CEO, Rwanda Development Board

Since 2006, Rwanda has jumped from 139th to 56th in the World Bank’s Doing Business Index, and has been the second top reformer over the last... Apr 03, 2017

Industry & Trade | Africa | Rwanda

Diversifying and expanding geographically

Mr Alwan Hitti
Chairman of Hitti Group

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Alwan Hitti, Chairman of Hitti Group, discusses the... Aug 09, 2017

Contributing to the people of the world with agro-technology and sincerity

Mr. Akihei Mori
President of OAT Agrio

OAT Agrio is a young agro-chemical company with a long history stretching back to the 1950s.... Aug 09, 2017

Made in America – Made by Nissei

Hozumi Yoda
President of Nissei Plastic Industrial Co., Ltd.

Hozumi Yoda, President of Nissei Plastic Industrial, sits down with United World to talk... Aug 08, 2017

‘We see crisis as solid roots to success’

Mr Ghassan Yared
CEO of Forewin Group

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Ghassan Yared, CEO of Forewin Group, discusses the... Aug 08, 2017

Healthy – Balanced – Better

Yoshisato Kikuchi
President of Tiger Corporation

Tiger Corporation is a Japanese manufacturer of rice cookers, stainless steel beverage bottles,... Aug 03, 2017

Beyond Sports Every Day

Yuji Saeki
President & CEO of Mikasa

Japanese firm Mikasa produces the official games balls for the Olympic Games, as well as... Aug 02, 2017

A global company that produces locally

Soichi Inoue
Chairman & CEO INOAC Corporation

INOAC Corporation has grown from a manufacturer of bicycle tires and tubes to an international... Aug 01, 2017

‘We must always be one step ahead’

Yoshiharu Katsuta
President and Representative Director of Hitachi Maxell

Yoshiharu Katsuta, President and Representative Director of Hitachi Maxell, speaks to The... Jul 18, 2017

When hardware meets software: The birth of smart manufacturing

Mr. Shoji Tada
President of Nippon Systemware (NSW)

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Mr. Shoji Tada, President of Nippon Systemware (NSW),... Jul 12, 2017

Japanese SMEs a symbol of excellence

Mr. Jun Yamaguchi
President of Tokuriki Honten

Between tradition and innovation, Tokuriki Honten Co., Ltd. has been thriving to deliver... Jul 11, 2017

Curing diseases through advanced technology

Mr. Hirokazu Ogino
President and COO of Nihon Kohden

Since 1951, Nihon Kohden has engaged in the medical electronic equipment business, delivering... Jul 10, 2017

A sense for sensory technology

Mr. Hirokazu Nakajima
Chairman of Kodenshi

Since 1972, Japanese firm Kodenshi has been involved in the manufacturing and sales of optical... Jul 07, 2017

‘Culture of integrity and honesty’ behind Japanese company’s success

Mr. Wataru Mitsutake
President of Toa Koki

Established in 1944, Toa Koki is a Japanese company whose business activities span the shipbuilding,... Jul 07, 2017

‘For a company, diversification is the engine for growth’

Mr.Yasunori Tsujita
President & CEO of Fuyo General Lease

With 12 major subsidiaries, Fuyo General Lease (FGL) is a diversified Japanese company involved... Jul 05, 2017

Innovation behind the scenes

Satoshi Sawamura
President of ROHM Co., Ltd.

ROHM is a leader in the semi-conductor and component history. Through years of expertise... Jun 24, 2017

Japan, driving the future of the Semiconductor industry through Automation

Mr. Yoshiyuki Fujishiro
President RORZE Co.

In this interview for The Worldfolio, Mr. Yoshiyuki Fujishiro -President of Rorze- delivers... Jun 13, 2017

Tailormade solutions and client-first approach

Mr. Koichi Ogata
President of Nitta Gelatin Inc.

Nitta Gelatin Inc., one of the world leaders in gelatin and collagen production, delivers... May 30, 2017

In the midst of major turning point

Mr. Kotaro Morita
President of SAKATA INX CORP.

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Mr. Kotaro Morita, President of Japan-based Sakata... May 29, 2017

Monozukuri at its finest

Mr. Yuji Kaneko
President and Representative Director SODICK Co. Ltd.

Since 1976, Sodick has manufactured over 55,000 EDM machines and over 30,000 linear motor... May 19, 2017

Yamato Scale: Delivering the Japanese “master’s mind and technique.”

Mr. Kawanishi
President & CEO of Yamato Scale Co.,Ltd.

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Mr. Kawanishi, president & CEO of Yamato Scacle... May 19, 2017

Driving innovation to become a global player

Arthur Tan
CEO of Integrated Micro-Electronics, Inc.

Integrated Micro-Electronics, Inc., also known as IMI, is one of the leading global providers... May 19, 2017


Kuwait Finance House

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Ultimate Developers Limited

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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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