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Southeastern USA 2023
Feb 28, 2023

Shifting to high gear

As the world returns to normality following the protracted COVID-19 pandemic, the southeastern United States has seen sharp growth in the number of new businesses coming to the region. For Florida, Georgia and North Carolina, the transition was smooth, if not because of a collective will to succeed, then due to the deeply ingrained hospitality the South is famous for.

Southeastern USA 2023 / Georgia
Feb 28, 2023

Professional litigators win cases for Japanese companies

Licensed to practice in Georgia and other states, KITAGAWA & EBERT is one of the few American law firms that wins difficult disputes for Japanese business clients in federal and state court trials and arbitrations throughout the USA.

Southeastern USA 2023 / Florida
Feb 28, 2023

Morinaga tastes sweet success in the U.S.

There is much to celebrate for 124-year-old Morinaga. Since setting up shop in the United States 15 years ago, the top Japanese confectionery maker has seen its best-selling soft candy Hi-Chew become a huge hit among millions of Americans.

Southeastern USA 2023 / Florida
Feb 28, 2023

Fort Lauderdale: A growing community for everyone

Over the last few years, residents of Fort Lauderdale welcomed the improvements happening in their communities. The call for continuity, according to the mayor, beckoned.

Southeastern USA 2023 / Florida
Feb 28, 2023

Forging the future of green energy in the U.S.

As countries around the world reduce their hydrocarbon consumption, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has opened its Center of Excellence for Energy Transition Solutions at Mitsubishi Power Americas, headquartered in the United States. Market analysis indicates that the U...

Southeastern USA 2023 / Florida
Feb 28, 2023

Life sciences corridor booming in North Tampa Bay as Moffitt builds giant medical city in Pasco County

Florida's health care and life sciences industries are growing at a record pace and companies focused on medical research, health product development and manufacturing are locating to Pasco County, just north of Tampa.

Southeastern USA 2023 / North Carolina
Feb 28, 2023

Midrex Technologies: People and the planet come first

Midrex Technologies Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Japan's Kobe Steel, attributes its 50-year longevity and success to a well-established culture of prioritizing people - from its employees and partners to its suppliers and customers.

Southeastern USA 2023 / Georgia
Feb 28, 2023

GDEcD: Georgia's hotline for Japanese investors

If anyone appreciates the importance of being easy to reach, it must be Georgia's Department of Economic Development. It was the main reason for the agency's success with Japanese investors.

Southeastern USA 2023 / Georgia
Feb 28, 2023

Kuraoka Clinic: Providing complete care for everyone

After many years practicing internal medicine in the United States, Maki Kuraoka Rheaume fulfilled a long-held ambition to start her own clinic in 2010, starting in Atlanta, Georgia, before expanding to Dublin, Ohio, and Dallas, Texas.

Southeastern USA 2023 / Georgia
Feb 28, 2023

Griffin-Spalding Development Authority: Watch their space

In the 16 years since it was launched, The Lakes at Green Valley, a 230-hectare mixed-use development in metropolitan Atlanta, is now fully occupied, having attracted many Japanese companies looking for highly developed infrastructure, easy access to transportation links,...

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