NEC and Analog Devices Collaborate to provide a 5G O-RAN Massive MIMO Radio for Rakuten Mobile

TOKYO, Oct 23, 2020 – (JCN Newswire) – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) and Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) announced today that they have teamed up to design a 5G Network Massive MIMO Antenna Radio Unit for Rakuten Mobile. The radio unit adopts ADI’s fourth-generation wideband RF transceiver solution to achieve high precision Massive MIMO and possesses […]

Mitsubishi Power Receives Follow-up Order from Serbia for Two Sets of World’s Largest Flue Gas Desulfurization Systems

YOKOHAMA, Japan, Oct 22, 2020 – (JCN Newswire) – Mitsubishi Power, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has received an order for two sets of one of the world’s largest flue gas desulfurization (FGD) systems for the Nikola Tesla B coal-fired power plant in Serbia. This is the second order from Serbia for […]

MHI Thermal Systems Opens New Development and Testing Facility for Commercial-Use Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Systems

TOKYO, Oct 22, 2020 – (JCN Newswire) – MHI Thermal Systems, Ltd., a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has completed construction of a new development and testing facility for commercial-use air conditioning & refrigeration systems at its Biwajima Works (Kiyosu City, Aichi Prefecture), the core research and development facility among centers throughout the […]

MHI Again Receives EcoVadis Silver Rating for Overall Sustainability

TOKYO, Oct 20, 2020 – (JCN Newswire) – For the second consecutive year, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has been awarded a Silver rating for overall sustainability from EcoVadis, the independent French platform that regularly assesses corporate supply chains. At a time when the pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has become a global […]

Supercomputer Fugaku Wins the “Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Award” at CEATEC 2020 ONLINE

TOKYO, Oct 19, 2020 – (JCN Newswire) – Riken and Fujitsu today announced that the Supercomputer Fugaku(1), jointly developed by RIKEN and Fujitsu, was awarded the highest prize: the “Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Award” at CEATEC AWARD 2020. Supercomputer Fugaku (in development and preparation) Both RIKEN and Fujitsu will attend the CEATEC 2020 […]

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Receives Approval in Principle for LNG Fuel Gas Supply System from Bureau Veritas

TOKYO, Oct 19, 2020 – (JCN Newswire) – Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, was granted Approval in Principle (AIP)(1) from the French Classification Society, Bureau Veritas (BV), for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel gas supply system (FGSS) for marine four-stroke dual fuel engines(2). The certificate of AIP […]

New ECLIPSE CROSS Reveals Radical New Styling and Expands Plug-In Hybrid Option

TOKYO, Oct 19, 2020 – (JCN Newswire) – MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION (MMC) today revealed the restyled ECLIPSE CROSS with a sleek sporty SUV appearance, driving confidence and improved comfort. Also, the model will add a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) powertrain in select markets to fulfil the diversifying needs of customers who are looking for a more […]

Fujitsu Commences Full-Scale Operation of HOKUSAI – SailingShip, RIKEN’s New Data Science Infrastructure

TOKYO, Oct 19, 2020 – (JCN Newswire) – Fujitsu today announced that, together with RIKEN, it has completed deployment of a new data science infrastructure, HOKUSAI – SailingShip. RIKEN procured and implemented this system with the goal of facilitating the processing and utilization of enormous and high-quality research data generated through research activities. After a […]

Honda Announces Completion of the Tender Offer for Shares in Keihin, Showa and Nissin

TOKYO, Oct 16, 2020 – (JCN Newswire) – As announced in the press release issued on October 30, 2019, Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”), Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (TSE: 7267, “Honda”), Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. (“Hitachi Automotive Systems”), Keihin Corporation (TSE: 7251, “Keihin”), Showa Corporation (TSE: 7274, “Showa”), and Nissin Kogyo Co., Ltd. (TSE: 7230, […]

Showa Denko Markets PNVA(TM) ‘GE191 Series’ for Use as Binder to Form Heat-resisting Ceramic Layer in Separators for LIBs

TOKYO, Oct 16, 2020 – (JCN Newswire) – Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) starts full-swing marketing of Poly-N-vinylacetamide (PNVA(TM)) optimized for use as a binder to form heat-resisting ceramic layer in separators to be used in lithium-ion batteries (LIBs), under the trade name of “GE191 Series.” PNVA is a water-soluble polymer synthesized through polymerization of N-vinylacetamide, […]

Eisai: Supplementary New Drug Applications for Anti-Epileptic Drug Fycompa as Monotherapy for Partial-Onset Seizures

TOKYO, Oct 16, 2020 – (JCN Newswire) – Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that the supplementary new drug applications for its in-house discovered and developed anti-epileptic drug (AED) Fycompa (generic name: perampanel) as monotherapy for partial-onset seizures and pediatric indication for partial onset seizures in patients with epilepsy 4 years or older have been accepted […]

Fujitsu Verifies Effectiveness of Private 5G in Manufacturing Sites in Collaboration with Microsoft Japan

TOKYO, Oct 16, 2020 – (JCN Newswire) – Fujitsu today announced that, in collaboration with Microsoft Japan Ltd., it has recently verified the effectiveness of a system that uses private 5G to visualize real-time data within the facility, with a view toward manufacturers’ digital transformation (DX). Figure 1. system image diagram Figure 2. Visualization image […]

Hitachi Acquired Additional Shares to Hold Majority of Shares of Yungtay, Elevator Company Based in Taiwan

TAIPEI, TAIWAN, Oct 15, 2020 – (JCN Newswire) – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) today announced that it acquired 9.99% (41,080,000 shares) of all the issued shares in Yungtay Engineering Co., Ltd. (TWSE: 1507), an elevator and escalator company in Taiwan, through paired trade via Hitachi Elevator Taiwan Co., Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, […]

Mitsubishi Power Signs MOU with Indonesia’s PLN Group and Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) on Joint Policy Proposal to Promote Biomass Co-firing at Thermal Power Plants in Indonesia

YOKOHAMA, Japan, Oct 15, 2020 – (JCN Newswire) – Mitsubishi Power, Ltd., a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has concluded a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Indonesia’s state-owned electricity provider PT. PLN (Persero) (PLN) and two of its subsidiaries (PT. Indonesia Power and PT. Pembangkitan Jawa-Bali), and Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) on […]

Hitachi ABB Power Grids Wins $6.6 Million Projects to Digitalize High-Speed Rail in the UK

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Oct 14, 2020 – (JCN Newswire) – Hitachi ABB Power Grids, as part of its ongoing work with UK Power Networks Services to help manage existing traction power assets on High Speed 1 (HS1), has been awarded a contract worth around $6.6 million to upgrade the Static Var Compensator (SVC) Control systems and […]

MHI Group Undertakes Investment in HydrogenPro of Norway, Leading Producer of Advanced Electrolyzers

TOKYO, Oct 14, 2020 – (JCN Newswire) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has made a financial investment in HydrogenPro AS of Norway, a company engaged in the development and manufacture of electrolyzers, devices that produce hydrogen by the process of water electrolysis. MHI subscribed to newly issued shares placed by HydrogenPro in an initial […]

Toyota: Launch of a Preparatory Committee for “Japan Hydrogen Association (JH2A)”

Toyota City, Japan, Oct 14, 2020 – (JCN Newswire) – The nine private companies (listed below) that are engaged in the construction and expansion of a hydrogen society announce that they are launching a new preparatory committee called “JAPAN Hydrogen association (JH2A)” to promote the formation of a hydrogen supply chain and global partnerships in […]

Fujitsu Accelerates Digital Transformation at Mizuho Bank Branches with Innovative Tablet Solution

TOKYO, Oct 14, 2020 – (JCN Newswire) – Fujitsu Limited and Banking Channel Solutions Limited(1) in collaboration with Mizuho Information & Research Institute, Inc. today announced that they have developed and delivered a tablet solution for Mizuho Bank, Ltd. that enables customers to make deposits and withdrawals, complete bank transfers, open accounts, and change addresses […]