Understanding importance of standardization

Business | IEC GENERAL MEETING IN TOKYO Nov 4, 2014

Understanding importance of standardization

by Chiho Iuchi

The increasing globalization of the world economy and the development of frontier technologies are adding further weight to international standardization. Founded in 1906, the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has published consensus-based international standards and has managed conformity assessment systems, on which millions of devices, which ...

Raising Asian involvement

Business | IEC GENERAL MEETING IN TOKYO Nov 4, 2014

Raising Asian involvement

by Minoru Matsutani

Asia has been lagging behind Europe and the U.S. in the standardization of electrical technology, and the trend has been that Western countries have set the standards and Asian ones have followed. But the appointment of Panasonic Corp. Corporate Advisor Junji Nomura as the International ...

Understanding importance of standardization

Business | IEC GENERAL MEETING IN TOKYO Nov 4, 2014

Understanding importance of standardization

by Chiho Iuchi

The increasing globalization of the world economy and the development of frontier technologies are adding further weight to international standardization. Founded in 1906, the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has published consensus-based international standards and has managed conformity assessment systems, on which millions of devices, which ...

Smart grid systems key area of focus

Business | IEC GENERAL MEETING IN TOKYO Nov 4, 2014

Smart grid systems key area of focus

Among the broad spectrum of electric and electronic businesses that Mitsubishi Electric Corp. is engaged in, the Energy & Industrial Systems Group is positioned as one of the more competitive departments, generating "nearly 10 percent of the company's total sales of ¥4 trillion," said ...

Seamless factory automation

Business | IEC GENERAL MEETING IN TOKYO Nov 4, 2014

Seamless factory automation

Having its strengths in motor design and production as well as machine control, the products of the Mitsubishi Electric Corp., Factory Automation Systems Group, are not only used at production sites, but also in intelligent buildings, as well as a myriad of other areas. Its ...

Business | IEC GENERAL MEETING IN TOKYO Nov 4, 2014

Capturing overseas sales

Fuji Electric Co. is an electrical manufacturer specializing in five technology fields: power generation/social infrastructure, industrial infrastructure, power electronics, electronic devices and food and beverage distribution. Fuji Electric Co., Ltd aims for compatibility between high-tech innovation and global standardization. Therefore, the company set up the ...