Shinjudo Corporation – Part 1

Fostering "the leaders who understand the improvement activities" and accelerating the organizational reformation -...

Shinjudo Corporation

Fostering "the leaders who understand the improvement activities" and accelerating the organizational reformation -...

Casappa Shanghai

Overcoming Cultural Barriers and Increasing Organizational Strength through Managerial Reforms - Italy: Parlaying...

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Indian Ocean Tuna

Corporate Reform through Company-wide Strategy Deployment Project to Strengthen the Corporate Structure - Promoting Activities Through Ownership and Taking on Challenges to Achieve Higher Goals In July 2012, the Company-wide Strategy Deployment Project began at Indian...

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 of JMAC in...

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 and the...

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

Tokyo, February 2019 – JMAC belongs to the JMA Group, whose business activities include the arrangement of international trade fairs in primary business sectors in the global scenario of products and market relationships. FOODEX Japan is a special meeting point to key players on the food &beverage ground: 3,500 exhibitors and 85thousand visitors expected at this new 44th edition.

“Circular Economy” landing in Europe

“Circular Economy” landing in Europe

The concept of circula economy has been developed and put in place more than 15 years ago in Japan. Now it is booming in Europe and we are still far from a common and systematic run in Europe. The good news is that we have a good case history to refer to: not just good will of individuals, but nations-wide awareness and relevant experience of all types organizations.

Genba-empowerment by kaizen and IoT applications

Genba-empowerment by kaizen and IoT applications

Japan, February 2019 – The chance to celebrate the capacity for innovation and transformation being the spirit of the industrial tradition that continuues to legitimate human ambition for continuous improvement and growth, for the well-being and dignity of humanity. Not without digital technology, nowadays, and in the awareness of its reasonable usage.

Monozukuri & Genba Empowerment Business Case Parade

Monozukuri & Genba Empowerment Business Case Parade

Yokohama, February 2019 – A special event to celebrate the innovation and transformation capability. Tha’s the spirit of industrial life, energy and work, of the legitimate human ambition for continuous improvement and growth to step up to social wellbeing and dignity. Not without digital technology and the awareness of an intelligence served by technology.

JMAC Eyes

JMAC Eyes

December 2019 – Innovating is an exercise ever since difficult and challenging. We offer some food for thought on the conditions that favor the generation and management of innovation.