Sponsors

  • Mitsubishi Corporation
  • Nippon Rent-A-Car
  • SHIMIZU CORPORATION
  • TOKYO SKYTREE
  • Toray Industries, Inc.
  • “ANA”
  • Nagoya Railroad Co.,Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
  • ORIX
  • TOYOTA

Next Episode

#43

UP DATE
Tue 15 Jan, 2019

IHI Eyes Asia. / Cultivating the Cured Fish Market

AIRTIMES

CNBC Asia: Sun 20 Jan, 2019
METRO TV: Sun 20 Jan, 2019
USTREAM: Tue 22 Jan, 2019
NIKKEI CNBC: Sun 20 Jan, 2019

IHI, a Japanese multinational company, is eyeing an expansion of its business in fast-growing ASEAN member countries. We discover its strategy to tap into this region.
An entrepreneurial venture is seeking to overturn convention in an industry where “freshness is king”.

 

 

 

Program A

IHI Asia Pacific Thailand

We interview the managing director of IHI Asia Pacific (Thailand), Hiroshi Horiguchi, about the ever-evolving Asia strategies of Japanese companies. He outlines how business models are shifting from “export” to “local production” and “the creation of a value chain network”.

Program A

Cultivating the Cured Fish Market

“Freshness is king” in the fisheries industry. But, one entrepreneurial venture called “Foodism” is seeking to overturn that convention. It’s using a special film called an “aging sheet” to cure fish without it becoming spoiled. We find out how the company is turning aged fish into a viable product rivaling fresh fish.

Program A

Niigata Seimitsu Chuzo, Part 2

A small company has developed an enameled cast stainless steel pot that can be used to cook ingredients without any water and that it says is the first of its kind in the world. Banding together to help market and promote this innovative product is a group of homemakers. So, what’s their strategy?

 * Available only on CNBC Asia.

 

  Producer
  Gentaro Kobayashi(NIKKEI VISUAL IMAGES)

 

Latest Episode

#42

UP DATE
Tue 08 Jan, 2019

Opening New Doors with Robots. / Homemakers Make a World First

AIRTIMES

CNBC Asia: Sun 13 Jan, 2019
METRO TV: Sun 13 Jan, 2019
USTREAM: Tue 15 Jan, 2019
NIKKEI CNBC: Sun 13 Jan, 2019

We introduce a robot that can become an avatar for people with physical disabilities and help them communicate with others.
A group of women have come up with an enameled cast stainless steel pot that allows for waterless cooking.

 

 

 

Program A

An Avatar Robot to Connect People

A robot called, “Orihime”, allows people to communicate with others by just moving their eyes. For those with physical disabilities or who are bedridden, it can become an avatar to freely move about and explore the world outside. It also offers new possibilities for busy parents who want to work from home while taking care of their children.

Program A

An Enameled Cast Stainless Steel Pot

A small factory making components for industrial machinery on consignment took on a new challenge following the 2008 financial crisis – to develop a rust-resistant, cast stainless steel pot. With a group of homemakers providing valuable input, they came up with a hugely popular enameled pot that allows for waterless cooking.

 * Available only on CNBC Asia.

 

  Producer
  Gentaro Kobayashi(NIKKEI VISUAL IMAGES)

 

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Sponsors

  • Mitsubishi Corporation
  • Nippon Rent-A-Car
  • SHIMIZU CORPORATION
  • TOKYO SKYTREE
  • Toray Industries, Inc.
  • “ANA”
  • Nagoya Railroad Co.,Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
  • ORIX
  • TOYOTA