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Jul 08, 2014

Two giants spur growth from opposite sides of the world

To mark 160 years of diplomatic relations with Japan, U.S. President Barack Obama met with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in April this year as part of a four-nation Asian tour, wherein regional security and increased trade cooperation dominated the agenda. The state visit — the first by an American president in nearly 20 years — started with Obama's unequivocal commitment on mutual defense cooperation between the two longtime allies.

East Coast 2014 / Real Estate
Jul 05, 2014

Expanding a rock-solid legacy

Nearly 25 years after Japan's Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd. made its initial investment in The Rockefeller Group, the U.S.-based real estate company has grown its flagship New York property holdings into a sprawling global development and investment management enterprise. ...

East Coast 2014 / From the Boardroom
Jul 04, 2014

From the Boardroom

East Coast 2014 / Consumer Goods
Jul 02, 2014

Brother is your keeper

At your side. Ever since it started as a small business repairing sewing machines in 1908, Brother Group has stuck firmly to that ethos. By looking out for its customers, employees, society and the environment, the Japanese company has steadily grown and is now a dominant...

East Coast 2014 / Finance
Jul 02, 2014

For Daiwa, building bridges between Japan and the U.S.

Marking its 50th year in the United States, Daiwa Capital Markets America Inc. has steadily built a standing as a reliable seller of Japanese securities to institutional investors, a reputation that eventually earned the attention and trust of the U.S. government.

East Coast 2014 / Professional Services
Jul 02, 2014

DISCO recruitment means success in any language

For nearly 30 years, DISCO International has matched tens of thousands of bilingual job seekers from around the world with more than 200 Japanese companies through its annual Boston Career Forum, which was first held in 1987. Since that inaugural job fair, the event is al...

East Coast 2014 / Professional Services
Jul 02, 2014

For EOS, the bottom line is service and expertise

Over the last 18 years, EOS Accountants has built an impressive roster of longstanding clients across the country. Aside from its U.S. head office in Hackensack, New Jersey, the firm opened seven other offices in Michigan, California, Hawaii, Illinois, Tennessee and Japan.

East Coast 2014 / Consumer Goods
Jul 02, 2014

With green tea, Ito En captures North America

“We saw that if we were able to use Japanese green tea and highlight its health benefits, then there was a chance of success. Natural, healthy, delicious, safe and well-designed are Ito En's five principles and they haven't changed in 44 years,” recalled Honjo, ...

East Coast 2014 / Professional Services
Jul 02, 2014

Law specialists attract elite in global business

As global markets grow increasingly interconnected, knowledge on distinctive national economies and their respective regulations has become indispensable for companies operating across several regions. For many Japanese companies in the United States, Saito Sorenson LL...

East Coast 2014 / Trading and Industrial Products
Jul 02, 2014

Sekisui shifts into high gear

With a history of more than 50 years in North America, Japanese chemical company, Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd has steadily increased its overall presence in this vast market by diversifying its products and services and strengthening brand awareness. The first Japanese c...

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