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U.S. Farmers Fear Lucrative Japanese Exports Will Wither - WSJ
Two new trade pacts will soon cut Japanese tariffs and ease quotas on products sold by some of American agriculture’s biggest competitors.
Around-the-web  Matt  agribusiness  agriculture  food-processing  food-industry  rural-economic-development  rural-economy  trade  trade-agreements  exports  imports  business-globalization  Japan 
11 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Largest Foreign Direct Investors in the U.S. - OFFI
The United Kingdom was the single largest international investor, constituting 15 percent of total cumulative FDI holdings. Canada made up 13 percent followed by Japan, which made up another 12 percent in 2017. Recent large investments from Canada pushed the Great White North up to second place.
fdi-USA  canada  united-kingdom  business-globalization  Japan 
october 2018 by areadevelopment
Challenging Trump, E.U. and Japan Push Joint Trade Deal - NYTimes.com
The European Union and Japan have signaled that they plan to announce a broad agreement on trade on Thursday, a pointed challenge to President Trump, who is scheduled to attend a meeting of world leaders in Germany the next day.
this-week-391  Around-the-web  Matt  europe  Japan  trade  trade-agreements  trump 
july 2017 by areadevelopment
Japan-Based Teijin Ltd. Plans Manufacturing Facility In Greenwood, South Carolina - Area Development
Teijin Ltd., a Japan-based chemical, pharmaceutical and information technology company, will be constructing a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility on Highway 246 in Greenwood, South Carolina.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  south-carolina  south-atlantic  Japan  FDI  location-USA  chemicals-industry  pharmaceuticals  information-technology  manufacturing 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Japan-Based OKI Data Americas Opens Technology-Operations Center In Irving, Texas - Area Development
OKI Data Americas, a subsidiary of the Japan-based OKI Data Corporation, will establish a new operations hub in Irving, Texas. The facility will support the company’s North American operations.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  location-USA  FDI  Japan  texas  southwest  high-tech  tech  technology  data  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Japan-Based Yokohama Industries Americas Expands Versailles, Kentucky, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
Responding to new contracts for its vehicle hose assemblies, Yokohama Industries Americas Inc. plans to invest $5.2 million in new equipment at its plant in Versailles, Kentucky. The company plans to hire 134 full-time employees.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  kentucky  south  automotive-industry  jobs  location-USA  FDI  Japan 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Japan-Based Kobelco-Kobe Steel Plans Manufacturing Complex In Bowling Green, Kentucky - Area Development
Japan-based Kobelco Aluminum Products & Extrusions Inc. started construction its production facility in Bowling Green, Kentucky. A subsidiary of Kobe Steel, KPEX will manufacture and sell aluminum bumper beam material and car frame material for the automotive industry in the United States.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  bowling-green  kentucky  south  location-USA  FDI  Japan  aluminum-industry  automotive-industry 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Toray Plastics (America) Locates Front Royal facility in Warren County, Virginia - Area Development
Toray Plastics (America), Inc., a subsidiary of Japan-based Toray Industries, Inc., will invest $45 million to expand its Front Royal facility in Warren County, Virginia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  plastics  location-USA  FDI  Japan  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Japan-Based Morio USA Open Manufacturing Plant in Lincoln, Nebraska - Area Development
Morio USA Corporation, a manufacturer of electronic sign displays and moving message board panels, opened its new $3 million, 11,436 sq. ft., facility in Lincoln, Nebraska. The project unites Morio USA’s manufacturing and warehousing of products in one centralized location.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  nebraska  plains  location-USA  FDI  Japan  digital-media  electronics-industry 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Eurotranciatura USA Plans $12.6 Million Expansion In Paris, Tennessee - Area Development
Eurotranciatura USA, a joint venture between Italy-based Euro Group S.p.A and Japan-based Kuroda Precision Industries Ltd. that manufacturers steel lamination products for electrical motors and generators, is investing $12.6 million over the next five years to expand its operations in Paris, Tennessee.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Tennessee  south  location-USA  FDI  italy  Japan  steel-industry  manufacturing  advanced-manufacturing 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Japan-Based Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems Plans Manufacturing Center In Franklin, Kentucky - Area Development
Japan-based Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems Inc. (SEWS), an automotive supplier, is investing nearly $10.5 million to establish a new production facility in Franklin, Kentucky. SEWS plans to create up to 145 new jobs over the next 10 years at its new Franklin location.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  kentucky  south  location-USA  FDI  Japan  jobs  automotive-industry  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Japan-Based Idemitsu Lubricants America Opens R&D Center In Wixom, Michigan - Area Development
Japan-based Idemitsu Lubricants America opened a Research & Development Center in Wixom, Michigan. The facility will focus on providing custom lubricant solutions to a variety of customers throughout North, Central and South America.
economic-development  site-facility-planning-this-week  area-development-news  Matt  Michigan  midwest  Japan  location-USA  FDI  automotive-industry  OEMs 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Nihon Kohden Locates Technical Support Call Center In Allentown, Pennsylvania - Area Development
A leading Japan-based manufacturer, developer and distributor of medical electronic equipment, Nihon Kohden is enhancing its support of customers across the U.S. by opening a technical support call center in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  Japan  location-USA  FDI  medical  call-centers 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Shiseido Americas Corporation Opens Makeup Center Of Excellence In New York City - Area Development
Shiseido Americas Corporation, a subsidiary of Japan-based global cosmetics company Shiseido Co., Ltd., opened a new Makeup Center of Excellence in New York City, New York. The facility will be used to accelerate innovation of color cosmetics
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  new-york  mid-atlantic  new-york-city  location-USA  FDI  Japan 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
FANUC America Corporation Plans Manufacturing-Distribution Center In Pontiac, Michigan - Area Development
Japan-based FANUC America Corporation, the leading supplier of robotics, CNCs and factory automation, will open four new facilities around the United States, including adding a manufacturing plant and distribution center in Pontiac, Michigan.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  distribution-facility  distribution-centers  location-USA  FDI  Japan  Michigan  midwest 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Japan-Based Rinnai Launches Customer Experience Center In Peachtree City, Georgia - Area Development
Japan-based Rinnai, the number-one selling brand of tankless water heaters in the United States and Canada, launched a state-of-the-art customer experience facility at its U.S./Canada headquarters in Peachtree City, Georgia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  location-USA  FDI  Japan  HVAC  headquarters 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
TMM USA Inc. To Locate Manufacturing Plant In Simpson County, Kentucky - Area Development
In a move that will create 42 jobs with an investment of $5.6 million, TMM USA Inc., a subsidiary of Japan-based Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd., will locate its manufacturing campus in Simpson County, Kentucky. The plant will supply its parent company with stamped and welded components.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  kentucky  south  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  jobs  location-USA  FDI  Japan  tire-manufacturing  automotive-industry  manufacturing 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Olympus Will Construct Service-Distribution Center In Shelby, Tennessee - Area Development
Olympus, a global company with its headquarters, Olympus Corporation, based in Japan, will construct a new $12 million East Coast national service and distribution center at Bartlett Corporate Park in Shelby County, Tennessee. The facility is expected to create 280 jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Tennessee  south  distribution-centers  distribution-facility  jobs  FDI  location-USA  Japan  healthcare  medical-device  TVA  medical 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Looking up: Japan plans its tallest tower - RealViews
As Japan basks in new found confidence, boosted by ‘Abenomics’ and the buzz around Tokyo’s preparations for the 2020 Olympics, plans to build the country’s tallest tower are in full flow.
this-week-320  Around-the-web  Matt  office  office-market  Japan  asia  construction 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Mexico on its Way to Beating Japan - The Offshore Group
Mexico is on its way to outpacing Japan as the No. 2 importer of cars to the U.S., according to Auto News.
mexico  Japan  automotive-industry  this-week-248  around-the-web  matt 
february 2014 by areadevelopment
Toyota car production plummets after tsunami - USATODAY.com
Toyota Motor says its car production in Japan plummeted 62.7% in March due to a parts supply crunch following the earthquake and tsunami.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-126  JapanQuake  Japan  automotive-industry  toyota  supply-chain  manufacturing 
april 2011 by areadevelopment
How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for the Unthinkable - Harvard Business Review
Companies are always shocked when low-probability events such as an earthquake or a tsunami disrupt their supply chains — as has happened after the tragic events in Japan two weeks ago — because of two fallacies.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-122  JapanQuake  Japan  supply-chain  disaster-planning  disaster-prevention  asset-management 
march 2011 by areadevelopment
Japan disaster having ripple effect on U.S. consumers - CBS News Video
Chris Wragge talks to CBS News business and economics correspondent Rebecca Jarvis on how the Japanese disaster will impact the American consumer.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-122  JapanQuake  Japan  business-globalization 
march 2011 by areadevelopment
Toyota warns U.S. workers to expect production stops - USATODAY.com
Toyota told workers today to brace for plant shutdowns around the U.S. as inventories run out of Japanese made parts due to the earthquake and tsunami.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-121  JapanQuake  Japan  automotive-industry  business-globalization  labor  manufacturing  toyota 
march 2011 by areadevelopment
GM production halt, layoffs in N.Y. due to Japan disaster - USATODAY.com
General Motors today stopped production at the Tonawanda plant in Buffalo, N.Y., that makes engines for the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon pickups.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-121  Japan  JapanQuake  automotive-industry  business-globalization  supply-chain  manufacturing  GM 
march 2011 by areadevelopment
Toyota and Honda extend plant shutdowns - FT.com
Carmakers say production will remain suspended at plants in Japan, as the industry attempts to recover from the effects of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-121  automotive-industry  Japan  JapanQuake  business-globalization  manufacturing  supply-chain 
march 2011 by areadevelopment
Quake in Japan Broke a Link in Global Supply Chain - NYTimes.com
Tony Prophet, a senior vice president for operations at Hewlett-Packard, was awakened at 3:30 a.m. in California and was told that an earthquake and tsunami had struck Japan. Soon after, Mr. Prophet had set up a virtual “situation room,” so managers in Japan, Taiwan and America could instantly share information.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-121  JapanQuake  Japan  supply-chain  logistics  business-globalization 
march 2011 by areadevelopment
Nissan to Resume Production in Japan - WSJ.com
Nissan Motor Co. said Sunday that it will start parts production and vehicle assembly operations this week in Japan, becoming the first car maker to restart its entire auto production process after a devastating quake brought the country's auto industry to a standstill.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-121  Japan  JapanQuake  automotive-industry  business-globalization 
march 2011 by areadevelopment
Japan: Prices of cars from Japan likely to climb - LATimes.com
Earthquake-related production shutdowns in Japan are reducing the supply of popular hybrid and fuel-efficient cars amid rising demand for the imports.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-120  Japan  JapanQuake  automotive-industry  business-globalization  supply-chain  manufacturing 
march 2011 by areadevelopment
Asia manufacturers yet to see quake impact - FT.com
Companies say their supply chain has not been severely affected by the Japanese crisis, though many warn of difficulties if deliveries are disrupted for more than a few weeks.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-120  manufacturing  asia  Japan  JapanQuake  supply-chain  business-globalization 
march 2011 by areadevelopment
Subaru And Toyota Curb Output In North America - Associated Press
Two Japanese automakers are scaling back production at North American plants as they assess their ability to get parts from Japan after that country's devastating earthquake and tsunami.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-120  Japan  JapanQuake  toyota  automotive-industry  economy  manufacturing 
march 2011 by areadevelopment
Aftermath of the Earthquake/Tsunami in Japan - Roubini Global Economics
Remarkably, in spite of a spate of catastrophic disasters in the last decade (the East Asian tsunami of 2004, the Kashmir earthquake of 2005, and the Sichuan earthquake in 2008 to name a few), we have a fairly limited knowledge of the likely macroeconomic impacts of these events.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-120  JapanQuake  Japan  economy  economics 
march 2011 by areadevelopment
Can Japan's Economy Recover? - CNBC.com
Stephen Roach, Morgan Stanley Asia non-executive chairman, discusses whether the world's third-largest economy can survive its recent natural disasters. Will it encounter another recession?
twitterfeed  around-the-web  JapanQuake  Japan  economic-recovery  economy  business-globalization 
march 2011 by areadevelopment
Worries over component shortages after Japan earthquake - BBC News
The Japan earthquake and tsunami could result in significant shortages of important components needed to make electronic goods and vehicles.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-120  JapanQuake  Japan  manufacturing  electronics-industry  automotive-industry  globalization  business-globalization 
march 2011 by areadevelopment
Toyota cancels overtime in U.S. to conserve parts - USATODAY.com
Toyota has halted overtime at its U.S. factories to conserve Japan-supplied components delayed by the devastating Mar. 11 earthquake and tsunami that wiped out entire portions of the country's northeast coast.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-120  automotive-industry  globalization  Japan 
march 2011 by areadevelopment
Japan’s Gross Domestic Product Fell 0.3% at Year’s End - NYTimes.com
Japan’s economy contracted in the fourth quarter when compared with the previous three months, though analysts are optimistic about the country’s prospects for the rest of the year.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-116  china  Japan  economy 
february 2011 by areadevelopment
Nissan to Make SUV in the U.S. - WSJ.com
Nissan Motor Co. plans to shift production of the Rogue sport-utility vehicle to the U.S. from Japan in 2013, in an effort to localize as much as 85% of its manufacturing in the regions where it sells vehicles by 2015.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-111  automotive-industry  globalization  Japan  reshoring  onshoring 
january 2011 by areadevelopment
Japan's Smaller Car Makers Look to Undercut Hybrids - WSJ.com
As Japan's big auto makers ramp up production of environmentally friendly hybrids and electric cars, some smaller competitors are betting that a new wave of ultra-efficient gasoline-engine cars will appeal to customers unwilling to pay a premium for green motoring.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-108  Japan  automotive-industry  hybrid 
december 2010 by areadevelopment

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