Keita Horiba was born in 1972 in Nagoya, Japan. He moved to Detroit, Michigan USA in 1988 where he finished his high school, bachelor and masters degrees. He has strong background in both Japanese and American cultures.
He Joined Sanyo Machine America Corporation in 1998 as the Manager of Information Technologies, and has been working globally since. He has discovered the beauty and the art of factory automation, and chose to dedicate his career to the pursuit of perfection in the field of automated assembly.
1995 Michigan State Univerity
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
1997 Michigan State University
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
1998 Joined Sanyo Machine America Corp. as the Manager of Info. Tech.
Joined Sanyo Machine Works, Ltd. of Japan.
1999 Director of Sanyo Machine America Corp.
Director of Sanyo Machine Works, Ltd.
2003 Managing Director of Sanyo Machine Works, Ltd.
2011 President of Sanyo Machine Works, Ltd.
2014 President of Sanyo Machine America Corp.
Areas of Expertise
Keita Horiba tries to keep himself up-to-date with the latest technological trends of the manufacturing industry, and wishes to lead his company into the next generation of factory automation provider. He firmly believes that innovations come not only from the leap of technology, but also from accumulating small solid improvements.
Sanyo Machine Works is the leading designer and manufacturer of factory automation systems in areas such as automotive, electronics, housing and aerospace. It has a significant market share of automotive powertrain assembly systems in Asia and North America. Utilizing its wide customer base and large market share, Sanyo machine is always learning latest trends and technologies in assembly automation, and using that expertise to keep innovating the new ways of automated assembly processes every day.
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