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Southwest USA 2016
Jun 07, 2016

How to beat the odds

Epitomized by the cowboy, the Southwest evokes the enduring spirit of risk-taking and grit. The qualities that have defined a nation are the same as those that have determined success in business and in life. The Southwest’s success shows how a landlocked economy can defy the odds and be a major force in the growth of the country and the world

Southwest USA 2016 / Nevada
Jun 07, 2016

Las Vegas airport gets facelift for the luxury traveler

Las Vegas's McCarran International Airport unveiled a multimillion dollar refurbishment aimed at welcoming visitors wanting to experience a revival of its famous entertainment scene.

Southwest USA 2016 / Nevada
Jun 07, 2016

Casino slot manufacturer attributes success to hard work, vision, and dedication to core values

Japanese gaming giant Konami has invested heavily in Las Vegas, setting up a huge head office in the city from where it develops and markets industry-changing products for millions of enthusiasts around the world.

Southwest USA 2016 / New Mexico
Jun 07, 2016

City of Albuquerque: More competitive than ever

Known by most as a tourist destination, the city of Albuquerque in New Mexico is stepping up efforts to market itself also as an ideal location for business and investment.

Southwest USA 2016 / Utah
Jun 07, 2016

Ortho Development gets more people moving

Based in Salt Lake City in Utah, Ortho Development has introduced pioneering orthopedic care products by combining American innovation and Japanese demand.

Southwest USA 2016 / Utah
Jun 07, 2016

LANDESK helps IT keep up with ease

Software systems specialists LANDESK, based in Salt Lake City, Utah, is dedicating much effort to expand its business in Japan, as it set up a team of engineers dedicated to customers in the Asian country.

Southwest USA 2016 / Utah
Jun 07, 2016

How to safeguard a revered Japanese brand

Komatsu Equipment in the United States has launched a line of equipment that boasts patented iMC, or intelligent machine control, technology and cuts the time needed master maneuvring the Japanese-design machinery.

Southwest USA 2016 / Arizona
Jun 07, 2016

Gilbert, Arizona lures world tech leaders

Located in the southeast valley of the Phoenix metropolitan area, the town of Gilbert in Arizona has attracted several world-class companies, encouraged by its pro-business environment and incentives.

Southwest USA 2016 / Arizona
Jun 07, 2016

Walbro designs for the future

Walbro has combined the engineering and manufacturing expertise of American and Japanese industry to produce small engines that meet all the needs of its customers.

Southwest USA 2016 / Arizona
Jun 07, 2016

Teikoku Taping System thrives in Arizona’s emerging high tech hub

Marking its fourth year in Arizona, Teikoku Taping System manufactures tools that allow innovation in production methods for various applications such as semiconductors, automobile sensors and medical devices.

Southwest USA 2016 was prepared for and originally printed in The Japan Times Newspaper.

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