Japan Biz Lab
One & Only Technology
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Aired: June 02, 2017
The theme of the first episode is “One & Only Technology.”
We’ll be featuring Kogakugiken Corp., an optical component manufacturer that processes optical crystals for cutting-edge semiconductor manufacturing apparatus and astronomical observation, Sharp Chemical Ind. Co., Ltd., a sealant manufacturer that is gaining attention for its extensive product development, and Sakura Seiki (In Japanese only), a company that manufactures over 1,200 items, including the world’s thinnest drill bit, and that is constantly acquiring new technologies and knowledge regarding diversified small-quantity production. The program will introduce the secrets of their technology that make them one and only.
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