Eisai Receives Corporate Philanthropy Award for Its Efforts to Realize Human Health Care (hhc) Philosophy

TOKYO, Feb 22, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it has received the 18th Corporate Philanthropy Award (FY 2020) of the Japan Philanthropic Association. The presentation ceremony was held on February 19, 2021 (Friday) at the GakushiKaikan (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo). Award ceremony (left: Ms. Yoko Takahashi, director, the Japan Philanthropic Association, […]

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. Announces New President & CEO

TOKYO, Feb 19, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced that at a meeting of the company’s Board of Directors held today, Toshihiro Mibe, currently the company’s Senior Managing Director, was named the next President and Representative Director, effective April 1, 2021. Mibe will succeed Takahiro Hachigo, the current President and Representative […]

MITSUBISHI MOTORS Started Operation of a Rooftop Solar Power System at Its Laemchabang Factory in Thailand

TOKYO, Feb 19, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION (MMC) started operation of a 5-megawatt (MW(1)) capacity rooftop solar power system at the Laemchabang Factory of Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (MMTh), a production and sales company in Thailand. Combined this solar power system with the 2-MW capacity system, which is scheduled to […]

Fujitsu Develops AI Technology to Automatically Differentiate Between Work Tasks in Video Data for Employee Training and Quality Control Purposes

TOKYO, Feb 18, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. has announced the development of a technology that automatically detects different work elements–for instance, “removing a part,” “tightening a screw,” or “installing a cover” – from video data consisting of a series of tasks from manufacturing lines and other places of manual work. Fig.1: […]

SDK Announces 2020 Consolidated Financial Results

TOKYO, Feb 17, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) today announced its 2020 Consolidated Financial Results. – 2020 Consolidated Financial Statements and summaryhttps://www.sdk.co.jp/assets/files/english/ir/library/fss2020-4q.pdf About Showa Denko K.K. Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE: 4004, ADR: SHWDY) is a major manufacturer of chemical products serving heavy industry to computers and electronics. Our Petrochemicals segment […]

MITSUBISHI MOTORS: World Premiere of the All-New OUTLANDER

TOKYO, Feb 17, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION (MMC) today revealed the all-new OUTLANDER, featuring a new design direction, premium quality, rugged performance and innovative technology. The flagship SUV is reimagined and reinvented in every way and gears up for sale in North America (the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico) in […]

MITSUBISHI MOTORS Launches the Refreshed PAJERO SPORT in Indonesia

TOKYO, Feb 17, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION (MMC) continues to expand its product portfolio by launching the refreshed PAJERO SPORT1 mid-size SUV in Indonesia. Inheriting the PAJERO series’ off-road capability, reliability and durability, the PAJERO SPORT fuses elegance and comfort. The latest model is designed with a more refined, powerful exterior […]

Turboden of Italy Receives First Order for Binary Cycle Power Generation Equipment for Natural Gas Pipeline GCS in Egypt

TOKYO, Feb 16, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – Turboden S.p.A., a Group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) based in Lombardy, Italy, has received an order for two sets of 14-megawatt (MW) binary cycle power generation equipment to be installed in a gas compression system (GCS) that drives the gas turbines supporting compression of […]

LENVIMA (lenvatinib) Plus KEYTRUDA (pembrolizumab) Demonstrated Superior Progression-Free Survival (PFS) and Overall Survival (OS) Versus Sunitinib as First-Line Treatment for Patients With Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma

TOKYO, Feb 15, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – Eisai Co., Ltd. and Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. (known as MSD outside the United States and Canada) today announced the first presentation of new investigational data from the pivotal Phase 3 CLEAR study (Study 307/KEYNOTE-581) in an oral presentation session (Abstract #269) at the […]

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Outlines 2021 Motorsports Activities

Toyota City, Japan, Feb 12, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – TOYOTA GAZOO Racing (TGR) focuses on motorsports and engages in activities to offer ever-better cars to our customers, including the development, production and establishment of sales projects for products created from the racing environment. The year 2020 was difficult for TGR as numerous motorsports events […]

Czech Hydrometeorological Institute puts NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA supercomputer into operation

TOKYO, Feb 12, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced that the Czech Hydrometeorological Institute (CHMI) put an NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA supercomputer into service. The newly deployed HPC solution is used for high-resolution regional climate modelling. The SX-Aurora TSUBASA supercomputer was delivered by NEC Deutschland GmbH in September 2020 and operational […]

MHI Invests in C-Zero, a U.S. Hard Tech Startup, to Accelerate Efforts to Produce Clean Hydrogen from Natural Gas

TOKYO, Feb 10, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) today announced that it has invested in C-Zero, a hard tech startup located in Santa Barbara, Calif., to accelerate the first commercial-scale deployment of C-Zero’s drop-in decarbonization technology, which will allow industrial natural gas consumers to avoid producing CO2 in applications like […]

MHI Thermal Systems Demonstrates the Potential to Remove and Inactivate the Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) through Proprietary Air Purification Technology

TOKYO, Feb 10, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Systems Ltd. (MHI Thermal Systems) a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) Group, has confirmed its latest technology has the ability to remove and inactivate the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) by enzyme-urea formulation processing technology or irradiation by UV-C LED (ultraviolet-C light-emitting diode). […]

NEC, Netcracker and DigitalRoute Partner to Accelerate 5G Monetization

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, Feb 8, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701), Netcracker and DigitalRoute announced today a strategic partnership in which NEC will offer DigitalRoute’s Usage Data Platform alongside its 5G mobile core network (5GC). NEC and Netcracker have previously collaborated with DigitalRoute to deliver the Netcracker Digital BSS solution to operators around […]

DENSO to Transfer Higashi Hiroshima Plant to DENSO Kyushu

KARIYA, JAPAN, Feb 5, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – DENSO Corporation today announced it will transfer ownership of its Higashi Hiroshima Plant to subsidiary DENSO Kyushu on April 1, 2021. The plant will be renamed DENSO Kyushu Higashi Hiroshima Plant. The DENSO Group has long manufactured compact motors for automotive wiper systems and washer systems […]

NEC to Design Clearing House Systems in Support of Transport Fare Collection System Integration in Dhaka, Bangladesh

TOKYO, Feb 5, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced it received an order to design clearing house systems in support of integrating transport fare collection systems under the “Project for Establishment of Clearing House for Integrating Transport Ticketing System in Dhaka City Area (Phase II),” a technical cooperation project conducted […]

Fujitsu and Hokkaido University Develop “Explainable AI” Technology Providing Users with Concrete Steps to Achieve Desired Outcomes

KAWASAKI, Japan, Feb 4, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. and Hokkaido University today announced the development of a new technology based on the principle of “explainable AI” that automatically presents users with steps needed to achieve a desired outcome based on AI results about data, for example, from medical checkups. “Explainable AI” […]

Order Received for Philippines/29MW Binary Power Generation Project at EDC’s Palayan Geothermal Power Plant

TOKYO, Feb 3, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – Turboden S.p.A., a Group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) based in Lombardy, Italy, and Mitsubishi Power, Ltd. have jointly received an order for 29-megawatt (MW) binary cycle power generation equipment to be installed at the geothermal power plant operated in Palayan, in the southeastern sector […]

DENSO Announces Third-Quarter Financial

KARIYA, JAPAN, Feb 2, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – DENSO, a leading mobility supplier, today announced its global financial results for the third quarter, beginning Oct. 1 and ending Dec. 31, 2020, for its 2021 fiscal year, which ends March 31, 2021: – Consolidated revenue totaled 3,508.6 billion yen (US$33.9 billion), a 9.9 percent decrease […]

NTT DOCOMO’s Ambitious New Eco Targets Validated by Science-Based Targets Initiative

TOKYO, Feb 2, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – NTT DOCOMO announced that its ambitious greenhouse gas reduction targets by 2030 have been validated by the Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi), an international undertaking to certify that greenhouse gas reduction targets of enterprises are consistent with scientific evidence. DOCOMO is the first Japanese mobile carrier to receive […]

Operations Get Underway at MHI Vestas Japan Co., Ltd.

TOKYO, Feb 2, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – Operations got underway has at MHI Vestas Japan Co., Ltd., a joint venture between Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Vestas Wind Systems A/S (Vestas) of Denmark newly established to strengthen the two partners’ collaboration in the field of renewable energies, mainly wind turbines. The new JV […]