Friday, Sep 21, 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

Makita: 100 years devoted better marine engine manufacturing

Yu Makita
Makita Corporation

Japan is the leading shipbuilder in Asia and Makita is one of its best ship engine manufacturers.... Sep 20, 2018

Linking the technologies of Industry 4.0 together

Mr. Iino
CEO of Office-FA

The Worldfolio sits down with Mr. Iino, CEO of Office FA, to learn more about his unique... Aug 30, 2018

The king of optical glass

Mr.Hirokazu Saito
President & CEO of Ohara Inc.

With demand for cameras having decreased significantly in recent years, Japan’s leading... Aug 29, 2018

“Singapore plays a pivotal role in ASEAN”

John Ng
Managing Director of Eastport Maritime

Managing Director of Eastport Maritime, John Ng, discusses how Singapore’s key geographical... Aug 29, 2018

Totally wired: Sumitomo Electric, the Japanese cable king

Osamu Inoue
President & COO of Sumitomo Electric

A global leader in the manufacture of electric wire and optical fiber cables, Sumitomo Electric... Aug 29, 2018

The power behind the Web

Mr. Yasuo Ishii
President & CEO of Sanwa Denki Kogyo Co., Ltd.

Sanwa has serviced the industry for over 70 years as an innovative electrical and optical... Aug 27, 2018

Shigiya Machinery Works: the art of ‘co-creation’

Mr. Norikazu Shigitani

Since the 1950s, Shigiya has specialized in the production of metal machine tools, primarily... Aug 24, 2018

High quality purified

Mr.Shin Ito
President of the ROKI TECHNO

The Worldfolio sat down to interview Shin Ito, president of the ROKI TECHNO, a company which... Aug 21, 2018

‘Knowledge and expertise is what makes Omori unique’

CEO & President of Omori Machinery

Omori Machinery is a world-renowned packaging machinery manufacturer, whose machines are... Aug 20, 2018

Katayama Kogyo: 70 years providing products to the world’s biggest car companies

Mr.Masayuki Katayama
President of Katayama Kogyo

Behind all of Japan’s world-leading carmakers are the ChukenKigyos – small and... Aug 20, 2018

Fujidenolo: the perfect marriage of design and technology

Mr. Tatsushi Watanabe
President of FUJIDENOLO

Fujidenolo is a fine example of the innovative and technological prowess of Japan’s... Aug 16, 2018

‘Yoshitake takes great pride in the reputation we have built: quality and reliability’

Mr. Tetsu Yamada
President of YOSHITAKE INC.

Yoshitake Inc. is a comprehensive manufacturer of the regulating valve that is essential... Aug 07, 2018

Toyoda Van Moppes: enhancing machine performance

Azuma Arai
President of Toyoda Van Moppes LTD.

Toyoda Van Moppes is a leading manufacturer specializing in diamond rotary dressers and... Aug 07, 2018

Driving the digitalization of the chemical industry

Mr. Terence Koh
Executive Director

The Singapore Chemical Industry Council (SCIC) is the unified voice of the chemical manufacturing... Aug 03, 2018

‘We have start-up DNA to be agile and nimble’

Paul William Coutts
Group CEO of Singapore Post Limited

SingPost is pioneering and leading in eCommerce logistics as well as providing innovative... Aug 01, 2018

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


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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