Japanese contractor Taisei builds bridge using 3D printer

Business / Corporate Feb 18, 2020

Japanese contractor Taisei builds bridge using 3D printer

Major general contractor Taisei Corp. on Tuesday showed the media a bridge built using a 3D printer. The prestressed concrete bridge, which has undergone an intensity test, marks a first in Japan, according to the company. Taisei plans to accelerate research and development with the aim ...

U.S. startups look to Japan's graying population

Business Aug 28, 2019

U.S. startups look to Japan's graying population

U.S. startups focusing on care products and services for the elderly are tapping into the graying Japanese market, where more than 35 million people are over the age of 65. Seismic, a California-based apparel company, hopes to expand in Japan with its Powered Clothing, a ...