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    • Latest News

      • June 19, 2018 Full-scale Japan launch of Swiss brand Odlo

        Tokyo (SCCIJ) - Odlo International AG, developer of the high-performance Swiss apparel brand Odlo and based in Hünenberg, Switzerland, and the Japan Biathlon Federation, headquartered in Sapporo, have established a partnership. Through this partnership, Odlo will provide the Japanese biathlon team with high-performance sportswear that can handle the switch from dynamic, fluid cross-country skiing to the steady and focused pace of shooting, all under harsh conditions. With these new ties to the Japan Biathlon Federation, Odlo renews its push into the Japanese market. [more]

      • June 15, 2018 Oerlikon Group opens plant in Japan

        Tokyo (SCCIJ) - The Oerlikon Group, a leading global technology provider of market-leading technologies and services from Switzerland and Liechtenstein, has inaugurated its new production plant in Nagoya. The company will leverage synergies to further strengthen the excellent market position of Oerlikon Balzers and Oerlikon Metco Friction Systems in Japan’s top car manufacturing industry area. The new site in Nagoya allows the company to be closer to customers in and around the Nagoya area and to better serve new and existing customers from all five Japanese locations. The number of employees is expected to triple as a result.[more]

      • June 13, 2018 Globalization benefits Switzerland and Japan most

        Tokyo (SCCIJ) – Switzerland and Japan are the long-term winners of globalization. From 1990 to 2016, thanks to their open economies and due to growing global trade, Switzerland's economic output has increased by 1,900 Euro and Japan’s by 1,502 Euro per person per year. This is the result of a research study by the consulting firm Prognosis on behalf of the German Bertelsmann Foundation. Germany ranked sixth as globalization winner with an annual per capita gain of 1,151 Euro. The report compares 42 industrial and emerging economies and measures the consequences of their international networking for people's prosperity.[more]

      • June 08, 2018 Swiss printer for Japan outdoor photo exhibition

        Tokyo (SCCIJ) – SwissQprint Japan, the Japanese subsidiary of the Swiss high-end digital printing systems manufacturer swissQprint, has won amana, one of the leading companies in the field of visual communications in Japan, as a customer for its largest and newest printing device. This is one of several big orders after swissQprint Japan was founded and opened a showroom, warehouse and office in Yokohama in January. swissQprint recently celebrated the delivery of its 1000th ultraviolet inkjet printer. Such devices do not need a printing plate and thus are less costly. More than 90 percent of the parts come from Switzerland, mostly sourced from local suppliers.[more]

      • June 01, 2018 Swiss technology for Japanese solar modules

        Tokyo (SCCIJ) – Panasonic, producer of one of the most efficient commercial solar cells on the global market, will integrate the “smartwire” connection technology of Meyer Burger in the manufacture of its solar modules. According to the leading photovoltaics manufacturing equipment supplier from Gwatt, Switzerland, this integration is supposed to boost the performance of the Panasonic cells and modules. The unique technology of Meyer Burger can also help to reduce the production cost of Panasonic’s solar modules which is very efficient, but also relatively expensive. [more]

      • May 29, 2018 Swiss fiber set to revolutionize smart clothes

        Tokyo (SCCIJ) - Scientists of the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have found a fast and simple way to make super-elastic, multi-material, high-performance fibers. Their fibers have already been used as sensors on robotic fingers and in clothing. This breakthrough method opens the door to new kinds of smart textiles and medical implants. This will be welcome news in Japan where scientists in academia and private companies are developing wearable electronics especially for health purposes.[more]

      • May 25, 2018 Swiss foundation creates global environment label

        Tokyo (SCCIJ) – Following the success of the first solar flight around the world, the Solar Impulse Foundation, led by the Swiss adventurer Bertrand Piccard and headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, has set itself a new challenge: select #1000solutions that can protect the environment in a profitable way. Its latest step in achieving this ambitious goal is the launch of the Solar Impulse Efficient Solution Label. Piccard will undertake a promotion tour around the world to convince as many government and enterprise leaders as possible to apply for and utilize this first global environmental label.[more]

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