A New Humanitarian Envoy to Support Refugees Worldwide

TBHF has provided over 647,000 beneficiaries in 10 nations with health, education and emergency aid SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 29, 2017 In a significant step to bolster their ongoing life-saving relief operations, The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), one of the world’s leading humanitarian organisations based out of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has appointed […]

Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation Launches New Surface-Mount Brushed Motor Driver IC

Supporting high-voltage and large-current drive for home-use robot vacuum cleaners and printers. TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 30, 2017 Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation has broadened its line-up of small surface-mount brushed motor drivers with the addition of “TB67H420FTG,” which supports high-voltage, large-current drive for home-use robot vacuum cleaners, printers and other office equipment. Mass production starts […]

NTT Com to Construct Optical Submarine Cable Connecting Japan U.S. and Philippines with Large Capacity and Low Latency

To be compatible with 400Gbps optical wavelength division multiplex transmission system as the fastest submarine cable between Japan and U.S. TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 30, 2017 NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group (TOKYO:9432), announced today that as part of a consortium comprising SoftBank, Facebook, Amazon, PLDT and […]

SAISON INFORMATION SYSTEMS: Integrating On-Premises and Cloud: A Success Story

Migrating inter-company information systems from an on-premises mainframe to the cloud and integrating with remaining legacy applications. TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 30, 2017 Saison Information Systems Co., Ltd. (JASDAQ:9640) (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President: Kazuhiro Uchida; herein, “Saison Information Systems”) sells the data integration middleware products, DataSpider Servista and Thunderbus, which are developed and supported by its wholly-owned […]

Oil and Gas Industry Leaders Invest in Solidia Technologies’ Sustainable Cement and Conc rete Innovations

Investment will aid in reducing greenhouse gas emissions by bringing technology to market PISCATAWAY, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 27, 2017 Solidia Technologies® announced today that OGCI Climate Investments has made in an investment in the company to support the adoption of Solidia’s patented cement and concrete technology using CO2. This press release features multimedia. View the full […]

Hoya Reports Second Quarter Results; Record Half Year Results

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 27, 2017 Hoya Corporation (TOKYO: 7741) today announced financial results for the second quarter ended September 30, 2017. During the quarter, revenue of the HOYA Group increased 18.2% year on year, reaching 135,772 million yen. Pre-tax profit amounted to 32,868 million yen with 26,767 million yen in profit, representing increases of 3.9% and […]

Shiseido Announces Agreement to Sell Zotos to Henkel

Shiseido to Concentrate and Strengthen its Professional Division in Asia Positions Zotos to Pursue Next Phase of its Long-Term Growth Strategy TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 26, 2017 Shiseido Company, Limited (Tokyo Stock Exchange, First Section: 4911), a leading global cosmetics company, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its wholly-owned subsidiary Zotos […]

Asahi Kasei’s Microza™ Hollow-Fiber Membrane Selected for Desalination Plant in Kuwait

– the company’s largest order for water filtration membranes – TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 18, 2017 Microza™ hollow-fiber membrane for water treatment from Asahi Kasei was selected as pretreatment membrane for the Doha Phase 1 reverse osmosis (RO)1 seawater desalination plant to be built near Kuwait City by Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction, a major Korean plant […]

Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation Adds Second-Generation 650V SiC Schottky Barrier Diodes in DPAK Surface-Mount Type Package

— Second-generation devices provide improved surge peak forward current and figure of merit, now in a surface-mount type package — TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 17, 2017 Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation (TDSC) has enhanced its diode portfolio with the addition of six Schottky barrier diodes (SBDs) fabricated with silicon carbide (SiC) and housed in surface-mount packages. […]

Sigma Systems Appoints Vladimir Mitrasinovic as Senior Vice-President of Sales and Managing Director for EMEA and APAC

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 16, 2017 Sigma Systems, the leader in catalog-driven software, has appointed Vladimir Mitrasinovic as Senior Vice-President of Sales and Managing Director for EMEA and APAC. Mr. Mitrasinovic was previously Head of the Cloud and Software as a Service business unit for Cerillion Technologies, and served as Executive Vice-President of Global Channels and Alliances […]

New Savi Ocean ETA Brings Unmatched Accuracy and Transparency to Shipments at Sea

Shippers gain real-time visibility to ocean shipments and seamless orchestration of transitions between sea, land and air. ALEXANDRIA, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 16, 2017 Savi™, an innovator in big data/machine learning analytic solutions, supply chain management software, and sensor technology, today announced the launch of its new Ocean ETA capability, bringing precise, live streaming tracking and ETA […]