Japan

Resource pages for "Japan"-related posts for economic development professionals, corporate site selectors and site consultants.


Four Years Later

Radiation from the Fukushima nuclear disaster lands on the Japanese prime minister's roof.
New York vs. London.

D.C. Real Estate Continues Steady Decline Among Foreign Investors: NYC Takes Over From London...

China is expected to become the top U.S. investor in 2016 and beyond.
Reshoring US jobs from China. Uncle Sam.

Reassuring

The trend of manufacturing jobs returning to the U.S. from overseas continues to grow.

Gravy Train

A private-sector group—filled with former public officials—is lobbying to build a high-speed maglev train in the U.S.
Executives at Fukai Toyotetsu Indiana Corporation (FTIC) break ground in Boone County, Indiana.

Japanese Auto Parts Supplier Locates New Operations In Jamestown, IN

This is the first company with roots in Indiana’s sister state to invest in Indiana.

Fukushima: Year Three

The mega-disaster that won't go away isn't getting any better.
Gov. Pence

Feature Story: Indiana Governor’s Report – Homegrown Success In The Hoosier State

A skilled workforce and ultra-efficient government services make Indiana fertile ground for business growth and an attractive landing spot for foreign investment.

City Momentum Index Identifies The World’s 20 Most Dynamic Cities

San Francisco, London, Dubai, Shanghai and Wuhan lead Jones Lang LaSalle's list of dynamic cities.

Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony At New Plant Site

Servicing a network of more than 4,500 points of sale in the U.S., Yokohama Tire Corporation is setting out to be a leader in technology and innovation.

China Surges In Renewable Energy, Vehicles In BF’s Annual Rankings Of Global Leaders

China's triumph is clouded by a WTO ruling against the PRC's subsidies of its solar panel industry.

Meiwa Industry To Establish First North American Operations In Lewisburg, TN

Using a unique plastic extrusion molding and trim cut technology, Meiwa Industry specializes in the manufacturing and sales of high quality automotive interior parts including seat back panels, head liners, and trunk and floor components.

They’re Coming to Take Us Away

A new survey says 60 percent of Americans would welcome driverless cars on U.S. roads.

Subaru Canada Announces North American Expansion

Subaru models currently produced at SIA include the Outback, Legacy and Tribeca, while the Impreza is currently built only at Subaru's Yajima and Gunma plants in Japan.

Fukushima: The Disaster That Won’t Go Away

Two years after the meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power complex in Japan, the long-term impact of the catastrophe continues to grow.

Japanese Manufacturer To Open Biotech Facility In Georgia

Calpis America will invest $20 million, create 42 jobs to manufacture livestock fermentation product in Peachtree City, GA.

Sysmex America Consolidates In Lincolnshire, IL

Sysmex America relocates corporate headquarters; expansion prompted by continued growth. Sep 14, 2012 @ 11:17 AM

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Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

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