Sunday, Mar 18, 2018

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

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

A pioneer of next generation metals

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

In the business of heightening the senses

President & CEO of TAKASAGO International Corporation

The Worldfolio sits down with CEO, Satoshi MASUMURA, to discuss his company, Takasago International... Mar 08, 2018

Science, the nucleus of industry: a “twin-core” strategy for growth

Mr. Gon-emon KURIHARA
President of JEOL

With a global presence and almost 3,000 employees, JOEL is a manufacturer of scientific... Mar 08, 2018

Neuron branches out

Shinichi Iwamoto, President of Neuron Japan Co.
President of Neuron Japan Co

The Worldfolio sat down to discuss the operations of joint and pipe manufacturer Neuron,... Feb 05, 2018

Innovative materials to lead transformative trends in automotive, civil engineering and semiconductor industries

Kazushi Abe, President of Elastomix Co., Ltd.
President of Elastomix Co., Ltd.

Elastomix president Kazushi Abe talks to The Worldfolio about the unique know-how and technology... Feb 05, 2018

Zuken Inc., a pioneer in the EDA industry set to grow globally

Jinya Katsube
COO and Representative Director ZUKEN Inc.

Thanks to its historical expertise in Electronic Design Automation, Zuken Inc. has been... Jan 08, 2018

FUJI OOZX, a case study of excellence in the valve industry

Mr. Kengo Fukaya
President of FUJI OOZX

Mr. Kengo Fukaya, President of FUJI OOZX, explains how his company seizes new opportunities... Jan 08, 2018

Products to keep up with new global needs and developments

Yuichiro Naya
President and CEO of Meiko Electronics Co., Ltd.

Meiko provides various state-of-the-art products, such as high-density and high-performance... Dec 21, 2017

The Toyota Boshoku way

Mr. Shuhei Toyoda
Chairman of Toyota Boshoku

The Toyota Boshoku group undertakes its business through more than 100 companies in regions... Dec 18, 2017

Quality paints supporting global logistics

Mr. Masataka Uetake
President of Chugoku Marine Paints, Ltd.

An interview with Mr. Masataka Uetake, President of Chugoku Marine Paints, Ltd.

Dec 18, 2017

AI, IoT, EV, and M2M change game for auto-parts makers

Mr. Masahiro Otake
Vice Chairman of Japan Auto Parts Industries Association (JAPIA) and Chairman and CEO of Koito Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Mr. Masahiro Otake speaks to The Worldfolio about the radical changes in the automotive... Dec 12, 2017

“A sky-high vision and down-to-earth mindset”

Mr. Hirokazu Kondo
President of Toshiba Carrier

Mr. Hirokazu Kondo, President of Toshiba Carrier, sit down with the Worldfolio to discuss... Dec 11, 2017

Brunei a leader in Halal foods

Dr. Nur Rahman
Chief Executive Officer at Ghanim International Corporation (Brunei Halal Foods)

The Worldfolio speaks with Dr. Nur Rahman, Chief Executive Officer at Ghanim International... Dec 11, 2017

SWEE: shaping Brunei’s landscape for 50 years

Mr. Chua Min Chu
Vice Chairman of construction company Swee Sendirian Berhad

Mr. Chua Min Chu Vice Chairman of construction company Swee Sendirian Berhad, discusses... Dec 01, 2017

‘Honshu Chemical possesses superb technologies which are unique’

Mr. Yuji Fukuyama
President of Honshu Chemical

Mr. Yuji Fukuyama, President of Honshu Chemical, discusses his company’s specialized... Nov 29, 2017

A pioneering developer of Micro & Fine technology

Motoshi Shinkai
President of Nippon Seisen

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Motoshi Shinkai, President of Nippon Seisen, discusses... Nov 28, 2017

IMV Corporation, maker of the largest vibration testing system worldwide

Mr. Jumpei Kojima
President of IMV Corporation

Since its establishment in 1957, IMV has been deeply involved in research and development... Nov 24, 2017

Creating an ‘extensive high-potential corporate group of Japan’s best assets’

Eiitsu Masaki
President and CEO of ALCONIX

Since its establishment, Japanese firm ALCONIX has continuously been evolving by adapting... Nov 22, 2017

‘From a procurement service to a holistic solution service provider’

Col (Rtd) Muzri Mokhsin
Chief Executive Officer at Royal Brunei Technical Services

Royal Brunei Technical Services (RBTS) is uniquely placed to exceed customers’ requirements.... Nov 17, 2017


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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