Betagro

Betagro

Company-wide KAIZEN Mindset Nurtured with the Strategy Deployment Project – The KAIZEN mindset behind the tangible results – The BETAGRO Group had already been working to improve their own productivity when they launched KAIZEN activities with the support...
Olympus Corporation

Olympus Corporation

Olympus Corporation was founded on October12, 1919 as Takachiho Manufacturing Co., Ltd. with the microscope business as the main pillar. The company name of “Olympus” comes from Mt. Olympus. It has been used as the trademark since the days of Takachiho Manufacturing...
TPM 50 Anniversary Message Stephen Fletcher

TPM 50 Anniversary Message Stephen Fletcher

TPM 50 Anniversary Message Stephen Fletcher (former Unilever Mfg. Excellence Director) Mr. Stephen Fletcher, former Global Manufacturing Excellence Director at Unilever, talks about Unilever’s successful TPM history.
Sumitomo Corporation

Sumitomo Corporation

From the agrochemical trade business to the distribution, in 2011, Sumitomo Corporation acquired Alcedo, an agricultural materials sales company in Romania, as it expanded its agrochemical business to the downstream of the supply chain according to the changes of the...
Total Productivity Management

Total Productivity Management

La sfida per un Management creativo – Edito da Franco Angeli In 1980’-90’, many Japanese leading manufacturers cancelled Hoshin Kanri because it could not make the positive impact on the financial statement any more. Hoshin Kanri in English is Policy Management. They...
Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

In 2009, Mitsubishi Chemical Toyohashi Plant began the full-scale TPM activities. Since then, the number of equipment failures has sharply decreased to 1/14 in the past decade. Behind this, there were unique initiatives, such as “a tripod between the operators...
TOYOTA INDUSTRIES CORPORATION

TOYOTA INDUSTRIES CORPORATION

Toyota Industries Co., Ltd. (hereafter Toyota Industries Corporation) set out its “2020 Vision” in 2011 and started to move toward new goals. However, the goal was high, and the same activities and ideas as before could not be used to draw the ideal image for 2020. At...
DENSO CORPORATION

DENSO CORPORATION

We often see the QR code. Did you know that it was actually developed by Denso? The company is a major automobile parts supplier that boasts the largest share of parts in the industry. However, in recent years, they have also focused on new business initiatives that...
FOODEX Japan

FOODEX Japan

FOODEX at JMA’s table dainties from all over the world At a new start the 44th edition of FOODEX Japan, operning from 5 to 8 March 2019 in Japan (Tokyo Makuhari Messe) as  the most popular Asian food & beverage fair. 90 the countries represented, and many...