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Casino slot manufacturer attributes success to ...

   Jun 07, 2016

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 a...

Cheap Oil Won't Kill Exploration

By Kassia Yanosek,David G. Victor
- via Foreign Affairs    Feb 04, 2015

A fuel pump is seen at a filling station in Bamako, January 9, 2015.  (Joe Penney / Courtesy Reuters)

How Companies and Countries Can Make the Most of Low Prices February 4, 2015 Kassia Yanosek and David G. Victor Summary:  Low oil prices could force some oil and gas producers to stop drillin...

Uyemura International: a Japanese success story in California

By Jan Onghanseng
-    Apr 11, 2017

This Japanese company found got a shot in the arm when it adapted quickly to a slump in the computer disc industry and focused on technical development to retain its competitive edge.

NSD strengthens global grip on sensors market

By Jan Onghanseng
-    Apr 05, 2017

Although it has little competition in making movement sensors, NSD Corporation in Nagoya is not taking things easy, particularly with its plans to expand its presence outside Japan.

Ubukata Industries: a vital link in the supply chain

By Jan Onghanseng
-    Apr 03, 2017

Not an easily recognizable Japanese brand, Ubukata Industries is an indispensable link in the supply chain of global brands, such as Toyota Motors, Denso and Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation.

City Builders: Saitama mayor brings in more investment and tourism

By Jan Onghanseng
-    Feb 21, 2017

Because of its proximity to Tokyo and its links to the country's high-speed rail system, the city of Saitama is being promoted as an alternative investment location and tourist destination.

SANYO DENKI ensures quality and performance

By Jan Onghanseng
-    Dec 12, 2016

A Japanese manufacturer with a long history, SANYO DENKI has stayed ahead of the competition thanks to its unflagging commitment to developing high-quality products for the entire world.

Oknoplast bent on building a global brand

By Karl Cryer
-    Oct 04, 2016

Since it began exporting to Europe in 2004, Oknoplast has experienced continuous growth across the region. The Polish company’s success came as it focused on building a brand of sturdy and affordab...

CEO Profile: New Paradyz chairman paves way for global expansion

By Jan Onghanseng
-    Sep 05, 2016

With the takeover of the Tepinski family, Paradyz Group is confident that a leaner ownership structure would give the company greater agility to implement its vision to expand its business around t...

CEO Profile: Krzysztof Pruszynski’s steely determination to succeed

By Jan Onghanseng
-    Sep 03, 2016

The head of Poland’s largest maker of steel sheets has overseen his company’s expansion across the country and Eastern Europe. With unabated ambition, Pruszynski wants to build the company brand an...

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

For the past 20 years, the highly regulated casino industry has made a dramatic shift from a limited number of select destinations — Las Vegas representing the most famous — to a global industry powerhouse that provides casino entertainment to more customers than at any time in its history. Gaming entertainment and technology, once restricted to a few select places, have over time arrived in countless international markets, U.S. tribal areas, racetracks, riverboat operations, lar...

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