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Japan leaps towards Smart Factory Implementation with 1st Expo

[TOKYO] Japan leaps towards Smart Factory Implementation with 1st Expo Reed Japan Exhibitions is launching its first Expo for Industrie 4.0, or otherwise defined as the Industrial Internet Technologies for the "Smart Factory" Industry.

According to Japanese Market reports, the diversification of demands is growing in the digitization of products and services, leading to a modernized production process in domestic markets. To effectively address the new era of industrialization in Japan, innovation is needed and the distribution of Smart Technologies in Manufacturing is required.

Driven by the modern concepts of IoT, Smart Factory, e-factory, and industrie 4.0, Japanese companies are dedicating themselves to the creation of new technologies and tools that will enhance automation and ensure progress in the industrial sector. Numerous ventures within IoT are emerging and tech giants are developing new techniques and technologies that will help facilitate Smart Factory operations, support and production processes, all in an effort to create the most innovative and sought-after "smart things".

In addition to the country's tech companies, members of Japan's Robot Revolution Initiative are also developing new products and services to enable this trend. Mitsubishi Electric, Hitachi, Fujitsu, NEC, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, IHI, and Hitachi Zosen are already engaging in a wide range of manufacturing initiatives and gaining market share in doing so. 3D Additive Manufacturing also picking up in Japanese factories, making complex products from 3D models using simple and largely automatic procedures. Additive manufacturing is increasingly becoming the more cost-effective and efficient option.

Japan's first Smart Factory Expo is a business-focused exhibition showcasing the latest and most innovative technologies and solutions spanning the "smart factory"revolution.

All Global Companies in this domain are welcome to participate as exhibitors, or as visitors, if they wish to explore the business opportunities that the Japan market has to offer in this domain.