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Tokyo, July 14, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Tanaka Holdings Co., Ltd. (a company of Tanaka Precious Metals) announced today that Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K. (a company of Tanaka Precious Metals) has established an ultrathin membrane processing technology for rolled palladium based foils used for hydrogen separation (permeation) membranes, and will begin provision of samples to Europe, the US and Asia. The technology makes it possible to manufacture ultrathin palladium based membranes as thin as 5 micro-m and as wide as 200mm, which will enable to reduce the size of hydrogen separation membranes used in production devices and refinement devices for hydrogen, which is expected to be a source of clean energy in the future, and reducing costs due to the use of less precious metal. Samples of this technology began to be provided in Japan in March 2010, and due to increasing ... (more)

Sumitomo Corp and J-Power Win Contract for Installation of Submarine Power Cable between the Indonesian Islands of Java and Bali

Tokyo, June 1, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Sumitomo Corporation and J-Power Systems Corporation ("JPS"), concurrently with the Indonesian branch of the Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. ("Boskalis"), one of the world largest companies in the offshore engineering industry, have won a contract to install submarine power cables between the Indonesian islands of Java and Bali from the Indonesia State Electricity Corporation PT. PLN (Persero) ("PLN"). This is a full turnkey project worth approximately 4 billion yen for the installation of two 150 kV submarine power cables of about 5 km in l... (more)

JCB International Appoints Takao Kawanishi as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Succeeding Tamio Takakura

Tokyo, June 29, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI) a wholly owned subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd. today announced the appointment of Takao Kawanishi as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at its shareholders' meeting in Tokyo with immediate effect. Mr. Kawanishi, who served as Vice Chairman of JCBI since June 2010, succeeds Tamio Takakura. Mr. Takakura, who held the position of JCB's Chairman and JCBI's Chairman and CEO is retiring after 9 years of dedication to the growth of JCB's presence worldwide and having made substantial contributions to expand i... (more)

Robert Walters Continues Asian Growth with New Vietnam Office

- Vietnam's first office opens in Ho Chi Minh's central business district - Ho Chi Minh office to focus on permanent recruitment in the areas of accounting & finance, banking & financial services, human resources and sales & marketing Tokyo, July 20, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Robert Walters PLC (LSE: RWA), one of the world's leading specialist professional recruitment consultancies, announced the expansion of its Asian network with a new office in Ho Chi Minh City, in response to an increasing demand for specialist and international recruitment services in Vietnam. "As an internation... (more)

Fujitsu Releases Android Tablet for Enterprise Market

Features 7-inch Display for Convenient Mobility, Available in Wide Array of Applications Tokyo, Feb 3, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced the immediate release in Japan of the STYLISTIC M350/CA2, an Android OS-based tablet for the enterprise market. The STYLISTIC M350/CA2 features a compact form factor, equipped with a 7-inch display and a body weighing approximately 420g for easy mobility. The tablet achieves both superior portability and usability, with features such as rapid booting and the ability to select between different character input modes - a numeric keyp... (more)