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GREATER NAGOYA INITIATIVE e-Newsletter
GREATER NAGOYA INITIATIVE e-Newsletter
Issue No.72 (June 2012)

Greater Nagoya Means Greater Business Opportunities
http://www.greaternagoya.org/


1. GNI Event: SYMPOSIUM Greater Nagoya @ Farnborough International Airshow (FIA)
2. Investment: Infosys Expands Operations in Greater Nagoya
3. Investment: Mag-Isover K. K. Builds New Glass Wool Plant
4. Event: Japan International Aerospace Exhibition 2012
5. Program: GNI Business Start-up Support Program 2012FY

1. GNI Event: SYMPOSIUM Greater Nagoya @ Farnborough International Airshow (FIA)

The Farnborough International Airshow (FIA), an iconic global aerospace industry event will be held at Farnborough Airfield in Hampshire, England, July 9 – 15.
Greater Nagoya Initiative (GNI) will hold the “Symposium Greater Nagoya” – JAPAN AEROSPACE 2012 -" in UKTI Booth (Hall 1 B13) in July 9th 13:00-13:55 at the Air Show. The symposium will provide updated information about the Greater Nagoya region and offer current situation of the region’s aerospace industry.
[Symposium Greater Nagoya - JAPAN AEROSPACE 2012 -]
   Date: July 9, 2012 13:00 – 13:55
   Place: UKTI Booth @ the Farnborough Air Show (Hall 1 B13)
   Organizers: Greater Nagoya Initiative (GNI) & Japan Aerospace Industry Forum (JAIF)
   Program and Application Form:
      http://greaternagoya.org/en/news_event/japan-aerospace-2012.html
   Farnborough International Airshow:
      http://www.farnborough.com/airshow-2012

2. Investment: Infosys Expands Operations in Greater Nagoya

June 25, 2012: Infosys, a global leader in consulting and technology, announced that it has opened a second office in the city of Nagoya in Japan. The office is located in the manufacturing hub of Greater Nagoya, and is expected to play a strategic role for Infosys’ business in Japan as the company aggressively pursues clients in the manufacturing domain. Infosys has been present in Japan for the past 15 years and has over 1,000 employees working on different client projects in the country.

[About Infosys Ltd Nagoya]
   Representative: Nitin Datar
   Address: Hirokoji Garden Avenue 4F,
      4-24-16 Meieki, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi 450-0002
   Tel: +81-52-856-9535
   E-mail: Infy_nagoya@infosys.com

[About Infosys]
Many of the world’s most successful organizations rely on the 150,000 people of Infosys to deliver measurable business value. Infosys provides business consulting, technology, engineering and outsourcing services to help clients in over 30 countries build tomorrow’s enterprise. For more information about Infosys (NASDAQ: INFY), visit www.infosys.com

Reference:
   http://www.infosys.com/
Press Release:
   Infosys Expands Operations in Japan

3. Investment: Mag-Isover K. K. Builds New Glass Wool Plant

Mag-Isover, K.K. the Japanese arm of leading French giant Saint-Gobain, headquartered in Tokyo, has formally announced plans to build a new glass wool plant in Tsu city, located in Greater Nagoya. This will be its fourth production site in Japan. The company plans to start its operation mid-2014. It will be the largest glass wool residential insulation manufacturing facility in central and Western part of Japan. ISOVER brand offers features such as high-performance insulation, sound absorption, energy efficiency and air-tightness.

Mr. Francois-Xavier Lienhart, President of Mag-Isover K.K. introduced this new glass wool plant at SYMPOSIUM GREATER NAGOYA 2012 held in May 30th.

Reference:
   JETRO Article:  JETRO Aricle: Success Stories – Manufacturing
  JETRO Website: Investing in Japan – Investment News ->
    MAG-ISOVER K.K. Decides to Build a New Glass Wool Plant in Greater Nagoya
Report: SYMPOSIUM Greater Nagoya 2012
    http://greaternagoya.org/en/news_event/report/france-gn-3.html

4. Event: Japan International Aerospace Exhibition 2012

The Japan International Aerospace Exhibition 2012 (JA2012) will be held in Greater Nagoya from October 9th – 14th, 2012.Greater Nagoya is Asia’s largest aerospace industrial manufacturing region. It is anticipated that JA2012 exhibition will bring together a wide range of people from the aerospace industry, including engineers, researchers, production managers, representatives of procurement divisions, and managers in charge of planning and strategy.

Greater Nagoya Initiative will set a booth to promote the region’s aerospace companies, especially focusing on medium and small sized enterprises.

[Outline]
    Exhibition: Japan International Aerospace Exhibition 2012
    Date: Trade days: October 9th – 12th
    Public days: October 12th – 14th
    Venue 1: Nagoya International Exhibition Hall (Port Messe Nagoya)
    Venue 2: Central Japan International Airport (Centrair)
    Organizer: The Society of Japanese Aerospace Companies (SJAC)
[Exhibition size]
    Over 529 enterprises and organizations (from over 22 countries)
    Reference and more details:
    http://www.japanaerospace.jp/english/p-1-1.html

5. Program: GNI Business Start-up Support Program 2012FY

Greater Nagoya Initiative will offer business start-up support for foreign -affiliated companies when firms plan to advance their business in the Greater Nagoya region.

1. Applicant:
An applicant will be a foreign-affiliated company who plans to advance its business in the Greater Nagoya region.

2. Targeted Expenses:
[1] Costs of procedural requirements for establishing the company in the Greater Nagoya area.
[2] Expenses necessary for personnel recruitment, brokerage costs for leasing office, market relevance etc. research expenses, consultant fee for the market research etc.
*In the case of establishing an R&D center, even if the company doesn’t register, GNI will offer incentives in the expenses described in [2] when the Greater Nagoya Initiative (GNI) members decide that the company is beneficial to the region.

3. Total Amount of Incentives:
2. – [1] Costs for procedural requirements for establishing the company:
Up to 500,000 yen / company
2. – [2] Expenses for personnel recruitment, brokerage costs of an office, or market research etc.
Up to 500,000 yen / company

Further details for GNI Start-up Program 2012FY:
http://greaternagoya.org/en/inc.html

******<What’s new on GNI Website> *****************************************************
[Latest News]:
Report: SYMPOSIUM GREATER NAGOYA 2012
Report: Greater Nagoya Initiative Industrial Tour for the ACCJ members

[Incentive Program]:
GNI Business Start-up Program 2012FY:http://greaternagoya.org/en/inc.html

[GNI Business Advancement]:
International companies that have expanded their business with GNI support:
http://greaternagoya.org/en/adv/

[GNI Municipalities]:
http://greaternagoya.org/en/muni.html

<Editor’s Note>
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[Issued by] Greater Nagoya Initiative Center (GNIC)
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