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Jun 30, 2022

A race to the top of the table

Like many regions and cities across the United States, Los Angeles has gone through challenging times over the past two years. Thankfully, because of its geographical size and diverse economy, the city has weathered the economic slowdown quite well.

Southern California 2022 / Expert Services
Jun 30, 2022

San Bernardino paves fresh paths toward growth

Thanks in large part to the opening of its international airport, San Bernardino has built a strong reputation as an ideal business location. The centrally located airport, which serves about 4 million residents of the Inland Empire, was instrumental in the city's efforts...

Southern California 2022 / Expert Services
Jun 30, 2022

Litigation firm wins trials and arbitrations for Japanese companies

Headquartered in California, Kitagawa & Ebert is one of the few American law firms that have won trials and arbitrations for Japanese business clients in federal courts and arbitrations in multiple states. It represents many prominent Japanese clients in the United Sta...

Southern California 2022 / Top-Rated Supplies
Jun 30, 2022

JFE Engineering: Building a cleaner earth and carbon neutral societies

Over the past 10 years, JFE Engineering America Inc. has kept up with developments in the domestic market and expanded its scope of work to include energy efficiency, energy utilization of new technologies and energy technologies that meet the demands of its American part...

Southern California 2022 / Expert Services
Jun 30, 2022

Business leader forges new role as mentor to the young

"I want to give the younger generation a chance to make a change," said Mari Miyoshi, the first woman to be named president and CEO of Sumitomo Realty & Development USA and chairwoman of the Japan America Society of Southern California. It wasn't an easy decision for M...

Southern California 2022 / Top-Rated Supplies
Jun 30, 2022

AKT Trading: It's been business as usual amid crisis

As an importer of products from Japan, AKT Trading Inc. was hit hard by a slowdown in logistics and transport caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the health crisis, the Torrance-based firm stayed true to its commitment to act as a one-stop shop for Japanese food and ...

Southern California 2022 / Top-Rated Supplies
Jun 30, 2022

Zojirushi: U.S. business is thriving

Founded in Osaka in 1918, Zojirushi Corp. looked to the American market when its bread-makers did not perform as expected by Japanese consumers. Recognizing that Asians preferred rice over bread for their daily meals, the kitchen appliance maker set up its U.S. headquarte...

Southern California 2022 / Expert Services
Jun 30, 2022

California City seeks new partners

As the state's third-largest city in terms of land area, California City needs a higher profile if its ambitions to become an important economic center are to become reality, according to Mayor Jeanie O'Laughlin.

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