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Unlike other manufacturers, Kawasaki Heavy Industries' E217 series uses stainless steel plate SUS304 for railroad vehicles, and has a structure (two-sheet construction method) in which an integrally press-formed inner plate and flat outer plate are spot-welded for strength. Finished with a mechanism to keep.
 

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Kawasaki Heavy Industries

Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd.(Kawasaki XNUMXBritish: Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.) Isオ ー ト バ イ-aircraft-Railway car-ShipSuch asTransport equipment, Manufacture other machineryJapan OfCompany.Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) ・IHITogether with it, it is one of the three major heavy industry companies.

Overview

The history of the company is 19th centuryMeiji EraIt started from the beginning and originated from Kawasaki Tsukiji Shipyard in Tsukiji, Tokyo[2].Taisho era OfWorld War IShipbuilding activity byGreat Depression,Showa period OfSecond World War, PostwarHigh growth periodIs a comprehensive heavy machinery company that has survived with Japan's modern and industrial history.

SDF Ofsubmarine,aircraft,missileJapan's leading manufacturer ofDefense industryHowever, the defense equipment order amount is the defense central procurement amount in 2015.Mitsubishi Heavy IndustriesIt was ranked 1st in Japan and 28th in the world. It is also a leading Kansai company based in Kobe. Long time agoKawasaki Zaibatsu (Matsukata Konzern)From the background of being a major company ofKawasaki Steel (currently JFE Steel)-Kawasaki KisenIt is also related to Head officeKobe CityChuo-ku OfKobe Crystal TowerAndTokyoMinato-kuThere is also a Tokyo head office on the coast.

Company mottoThe mission statement equivalent totechnology"To the top of", and develop a corporate culture that recommends the training of ultra-high technology. It is the first time in Japan to trace the past historysteam locomotive,High speed trainWhile manufacturingWright brothersThe aircraft factory was established just 15 years after the first flight of theオ ー ト バ イWe have succeeded in expanding into consumer products represented by. In recent years, it has gained popularity as an aerospace industry that develops and manufactures both aircraft fuselage and engines and space equipment.Three principles of arms exportCabinet decision was made in place ofThree principles of defense equipment transferIn accordance with this, we are actively considering overseas exports of defense equipment such as marketing submarines and aircraft.

Meanwhile, in 1969, the world's firstIndustrial robotEstablished the companyJoseph EngelbergerIn cooperation withMech robotSince succeeding in domestic production[3]Unusual in heavy industry, in JapanFANUCIt is the second largest robot industry in the world and the fourth largest robot industry in the world. In this rapidly growing robot industry field, the production value of Japanese robots exceeded 2 trillion yen in FY4, but it is composed of these Japanese robot manufacturers.Japan Robot AssociationChairmanship in May 2018FANUCIt has taken over from. Also, and production ,AILeading toFourth Industrial RevolutionFocus on the business that plays a part inDigital transformationWe are strongly promoting the advanced knowledge-intensive industry as our own manufacturing industry. further,hydrogen社会In anticipation ofhydrogenOf the chainInfrastructureIt is worth mentioning that we are working on the establishment of technology quickly. These history is not satisfied only by the extension of conventional products,technologyIt is said to be the result of a corporate culture aiming for "the top of".

Hitachi, Ltd.Is established within日立Return party (日立DoctorMeeting)日立technicianAs with the meeting,technician, The highest national title/degreePhDActively promote acquisition in-house,technicianThe Kawashige Technical Association (about 140 people), which consists of qualified persons,PhDWe have established the Kawashige Doctoral Association (about 120 people), which consists of the acquired persons. In addition, in the company newslettertechnician-PhDThe acquirer is disclosed regularly.technologyIt strongly supports the mood of "to the top of".

The company's chairman and president has experience in Kobe.Chamber of commerceAt the same time as theJapan Chamber of CommerceOften serves as a Vice President of. Furthermore, since the company's business contributes to the development of land, sea, and air infrastructure in general and socio-economics,Japan Aerospace Industry Association,Japan Shipbuilding Industry AssociationIn many cases, he serves as chairman and director of railway system export associations. In addition, when a remarkable result is recognized in the management index,Kansai Economic FederationServes as Vice Chairman of

Name/Logo mark

Currently, Kawasaki has been designed"Flying K Kawasaki"Is used in the Kawashige group.

The river of Kawasaki was once designed"River mark"EstablishedKawasaki ShipyardIt has been used for many years since the times in products such as company emblems, company flags, and motorcycles (Kawasaki SteelAlso used the river mark until the establishment of its own mark). The motorcycle division has been using Flying K Kawasaki since the 1960s (before that, it was a River Mark.Tunause).

Due to the increased recognition of Kawashige motorcycles overseas, Flying K Kawasaki has become popular in Japan as well as products and services other than motorcycles such as railway cars, and in 2007 Flying K Kawasaki became a new corporate mark of the Kawashige Group. Enacted. However, it does not mean that the river mark is not used at all, and in some products such as Ninja H2015R released in 2, the river mark is used as an emblem.[4].

On January 2016, 1, we announced the "7th anniversary logo mark" based on the river mark to commemorate the 120th anniversary of our foundation.[5].. The river mark has been revived for one year only. Used in public relations activities.

Main businesses/products

There are a wide variety of products manufactured. The company hasCompany systemIs taking2011(23) Currently, the company was composed of the following companies. The sales composition in the group consolidation isShipMarine business 9.6%,vehicleManufacturing business 10.9%, Aerospace business 16.0%,Gas turbine/machine business16.5%,プ ラ ン ト-EnvironmentBusiness 7.2%, Motorcycle & Engine Business 19.1%,Precision machineryBusiness was 11.4% and other business was 9.2% (FY2011/3).

Reorganized internal company from 2018 to 4 on April 1, 7[6].

Ship/Ocean

Railway vehicle

Aerospace Systems Division, Kawasaki Aircraft-era products

Energy/Environment Plant Equipment Division

Motorcycles, general-purpose engines, water motorcycles

Precision Machinery/Robot Company

It consists of a precision machinery business center and a robot business center. At Kawasaki Heavy Industries Robot Business CenterInformation Systems Engineering Laboratory, University of TokyoDeveloping a humanoid robot (described later) in collaboration with (JSK)[7].
RHP (Robust Humanoid Platform)
Humanoid at "2017 International Robot Exhibition (iREX 2017)" (International Robot Exhibition held at Tokyo Big Sight from November 2017, 11 to December 29, 2017)Biped robotExhibit Version 4 "RHP (Robust Humanoid Platform)"[8].. Height 174 cm, weight 83 kg, adult male size of 32 degrees of freedomHumanoid robot[9].
Kaleido
翌年の『World Robot Summit 2018(WRS 2018)』(東京ビッグサイトにて2018年10月17日から2018年10月21日まで開催されたロボット展)にてバージョン5「Kaleido(カレイド)」を公開。軸構成を見直して軽量化・スリム化、バージョン4と同サイズで10kgほどの軽量化に成功、全30自由度(2軸削減)[10].
“Kaleido” is derived from the kaleidoscope, meaning that it will change its shape according to its purpose and has infinite possibilities. The name was solicited from the open call for participants (Application period: 2017 (From November 11, 29 to December 2017, 12)[11].
Kaleido (Kanji notation: brilliant)
The new version 2019 "Ver.2019 (Height 2019 cm, weight 2019 kg)" is released. All 12 degrees of freedom (18 axes increased from Ver.2019). In the latest model, "Kaleido Ver.12", "UPDATE21: Built-in battery, no power supply required ✔ UPDATE6: Force sensor allows bipedal walking ✔ UPDATE6: Vision sensor allows recognition of target object ✔" And significant performance improvement[12][13].

Construction machinery

With the spin-off in 2009,KCMBecame. It was a subsidiary of Kawasaki Heavy Industries, but after the stock transfer in 2015Hitachi Construction MachineryBecame a subsidiary of[14].

Products currently handled.
Products we used to handle

History

Successive manager

Business locations

Production base

Affiliated Company

The following list is for Kawasaki Heavy Industries 28Securities reportBased on the content described in. The affiliated companies listed in the securities report are consolidatedFinancial statementsIs an affiliated company that was consolidated in the creation of. The business contents of affiliated companies are described in the securities report.segmentMatched with the name of[16].

Registered countryCompany Name LocationJewelry businessVoting rights ownership (%)
Main consolidated subsidiary
Japanese flag JapanAruna Transport Equipment Co., Ltd.GifuYoro TownVehicle business100
NICHIJOSapporoTeine Ward75.02
Japan Airplane Co., Ltd.横 浜 市Kanazawa kuAerospace business100
Nitto Kosan Co., Ltd.Other businesses100 (indirect 100)
Kawaju Cold Energy Co., Ltd.ShigaKusatsu CityGas turbine/machine business83.53
Kawasaki Machine Systems Co., Ltd.OsakaKita100
Earth Technica Co., Ltd.TokyoChiyoda WardPlant/environment business100
Kawasaki Yuko Co., Ltd.HyogoAkashi CityPrecision machinery business100
Kawasaki Robot Service Co., Ltd.100
Kawaju CorporationKobe CityChuo-kuOther businesses70
Kawasaki Life Corporation100
United States flag アメリカ合衆国Kawasaki Rail Car, Inc.New York StateVehicle business100 (indirect 100)
Kawasaki Heavy Industries (USA) Inc.Other businesses100
Kawasaki Motors Corp., USADelawareMotorcycle & engine business100
Kawasaki Motors Finance Corporation100 (indirect 100)
Kawasaki Robotics (USA) Inc.Precision machinery business100 (indirect 100)
Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp., USANebraskaVehicle business, motorcycle & engine business100
Kawasaki Precision Machinery (USA) Inc.ミ シ ガ ン 州Precision machinery business100
Canadian flag カナダCanadian Kawasaki Motors Inc.OntarioMotorcycle & engine business100
Brazilian flag BrazilKawasaki Motores do Brasil Ltda.State of Sao Paulo100
Kawasaki do Brasil Industria e Comercio LtdaOther businesses100
British flag UKKawasaki Precision Machinery (UK) Ltd.PlymouthPrecision machinery business100
Kawasaki Robotics (UK) Ltd.Manchester100
Kawasaki Heavy
Industotries (UK) Ltd.
UKOther businesses100
Dutch flag NetherlandsKawasaki Motors Europe NVHoofddorpMotorcycle & engine business100
Flag of the People's Republic of China ChugokuWuhan Kawasaki Ship Machinery Co., Ltd.Hubei ProvinceWuhanGas turbine/machine business55
Kawasaki Maru (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.ShanghaiMotorcycle & engine business100
Kawasaki Heavy Industries Management (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.Motorcycle & Engine Business, Other Business100
Kawasaki Precision Machinery (Suzhou) Co., Ltd.JiangsuPrecision machinery business100
Kawasaki Precision Machinery Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.Shanghai100
Kawasaki Haruki Precision Machinery (Zhejiang) Co., Ltd.Zhejiang ProvinceShangyu Ward54
Kawasaki Equipment (Tianjin) Co., Ltd.Tianjin Economic and Technological Development Zone100
Kawasaki Equipment (Kunshan) Co., Ltd.JiangsuKunshan100
Kawasaki (Chongqing) Equipment Engineering Co., Ltd.Chongqing51
Republic of Korea flag  South KoreaFlutec, Ltd.Gyeongsangnam-do50.38
Kawasaki Robotics Korea, Ltd.Incheon100
Malaysia flag MalaysiaKawasaki Gas Turbine Asia Sdn. Bhd.SelangorGas turbine/machine business100
 インドネシアPT. Kawasaki Motor IndonesiaBeakashiMotorcycle & engine business83
Philippines flag フィリピンKawasaki Motors (Phils.) CorporationMetro Manila50
Kingdom of Thailand flag ThailandKawasaki Motors Enterprise (Thailand) Co., Ltd.Bangkok100
Australian flag AustraliaKawasaki Motors Pty. Ltd.New South Wales100
Indian flag IndiaIndia Kawasaki Motors Pvt. Ltd.Maharashtra100
Wipro Kawasaki Precision Machinery Pvt. Ltd.BangalorePrecision machinery business74
Kawasaki Heavy Industries (India) Pvt. Ltd.New DelhiPrecision machinery business and other businesses100 (indirect 0.14)
In addition to the above, there are 49 consolidated subsidiaries.
Main equity method affiliate
Japanese flag JapanSteel Plantech Co., Ltd.横 浜 市Kanagawa kuPlant/environment business24.81
Medicaroid Co., Ltd.Kobe CityChuo-kuPrecision machinery business50
Brazilian flag BrazilENSEADA INDUSTRIA NAVAL SAState of BahiaShip and ocean business31.09
Flag of the People's Republic of China ChugokuNantong Zhongyuan Kawasaki Ship Engineering Co., Ltd.JiangsuNantong city50
Dalian Zhongyuan Kawasaki Ship Engineering Co., Ltd.LiaoningDalian34
Anhui Seaward Kawasaki Engineering Co., Ltd.Anhui ProvinceWuhuPlant/environment business49
Anhui Seaward Kawasaki Power Saving Equipment Manufacturing Co., Ltd.49
Anhui Seaward Kawasaki Equipment Manufacturing Co., Ltd.50
Shanghai Kairai Kawasaki Seno Environmental Protection Co., Ltd.Shanghai49 (indirect 49)
Shanghai Zhongyuan Kawasaki Heavy Industries Steel Structure Co., Ltd.45
In addition to the above, there are eight equity method affiliates.

Overseas expansion and disputes and problems surrounding it

AmericaAdvance

Kawasaki Heavy Industries is the earliest Japanese company to enter the United States.NebraskaThe Lincoln Factory is a Japanese styleJust in timeIt was widely picked up as a model case for the model production system. Also1981Of the factory workersLayoffTo preventlifetime employmentWas also considered a symbol of labor management[17].

ChugokuTechnology transfer to

Opened in China on June 2011, 6Beijing - ShanghaiThe Chinese version of the Shinkansen that connectsWagoTo JapanドイツTechnology such as is used, Kawasaki Heavy Industries from Japan,Hitachi, Ltd.,Mitsubishi ElectricThe technology was provided by the business association. However, after that, the Chinese side insisted on "independent development" andPatent(Kawasaki Heavy Industries has not obtained a patent in China). An executive of Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. said on July 7th of the same year, "I can't handle it now because I don't know the contents of the "patent", but if it violates the contract, it is necessary to take legal measures." It was "I don't want to see the Chinese side move a little more," he said, "the technology he has provided is limited to being used in China. I want it to be an adult country that properly protects contracts." Was[18].

It was always cautious in providing technology to ChinaJR Tokai OfNoriyuki KasaiAt the press conference on June 2011, 6, the chairman said, "Shinkansen technologyNational railway``The long-standing sweat and tears of the technical staff of the company'', and said to Kawasaki Heavy Industries, which provided the technology, "I want you to be ashamed of being a technology-based country," and firmly address patent infringement. Asked to[19][20].

The business journal of WEB media said, "The origin of the problem is the chairman andTadaharu OhashiAt the time of the president, there was a time when I was looking for a business opportunity to sell Shinkansen to China. At this time, I drew a grand design for salesSatoshi Hasegawa(Later president) is said to have been. However, KawashigeJR East(Matsuda MasashiShinkansen vehicle technology (Chairman)Shinkansen E2 series) Was offered, it was pointed out that the contract on the side of Kawashige was bluntly saying, "Please steal the technology." Therefore, not only is the Chinese side stolen Shinkansen vehicle technology by the whole country and it is allowed to sell to the United States and Asian countries, but the contract is not expanded or interpreted.sophistryTo the United States, etc.International patentIt is said that he even allowed the application. I reported.[21][22][Reliability required verification](Tadaharu OhashiHe was already deceased when he took office as president, and the credibility of the content of the report is low.)

Other first overseasIndustrial robotKawasaki Heavy Industries also has a production base in China[23].

BrazilShipbuilding business

20153 billion yen in the third quarterlossAccounted for. 2012Discovered one after another in response to a request from the Brazilian government for cooperationoilfieldWith the participation of a 3% investment in a joint venture that was established by three major local construction companies for development,PetrobrasからDrill shipProduced two ships and a propeller device[24]. The following year, a large-scale business involving Petrobras and construction companiesbribe-corruptionScandal is discovered. Due to this aftermath, payments for the construction of the drill ship to Enceada and payments to Kawasaki Heavy Industries also stopped, but until November 2015 they did not agree to the construction suspension and did not process the loss. RapidcrudeBecause of the deterioration of the excavation business due to the low price, the investment and loan of EnceadaValuation loss28 billion yen and drillship relatedaccounts receivable,Work in progressValuation loss of 192 billion yen[25].

Scandal

Industrial accident

1971Joined the company (once retired, later1997Re-entered the company)2000TodepressionThe group head of the Kobe factory (then 55 years old) was diagnosed with2002,hangingsuicidedid. The company has been accusing the man of being a "moth eater" inside the company, saying that this man failed because he left a large business talk of 1 billion yen while he could not receive an order. Kobe EastLabor Standards Inspection OfficeDoes not recognize the relationship between suicide and work,Industrial accidentIn response to the disapproval, the wife of the survivor asked for cancellation of non-payment such as survivor compensation benefits.Kobe District CourtSued.20109/3The district court, the presiding judge, acknowledged the work-related accident as a man was under heavy pressure at work and canceled the Kobe East Labor Standards Inspection Office. The judgment is "overtimeFrom time, it is not immediately recognized that the work was overloaded." "The psychological burden of the work was strong. Suicide caused the danger inherent in the work to be realized."[26].

Gambling problem at a subsidiary

Since it is a subsidiary of the company, it has beenGolfcompetitionAt, it was revealed that the participants were betting. It is pointed out that the company's presidents and other executives were involved.[27].

Rigging over JGSDF helicopter development

Japan Ground Self-Defense ForceFor observationhelicopter (OH-1) Based on the next multipurpose helicopter development plan (UH-X)RiggingSuspicion2012Surfaced. When receiving an order, the company and its affiliated companies, andMinistry of DefenseTechnical Research Division Fuji Heavy IndustriesTrying to eliminateTokyo District Public Prosecutor's OfficeSpecial Investigation DepartmentReceived a house search[28](The person in charge of Kawashige at the time wasProsecution delayBecame).

Regarding this rigging issue, Kawasaki Heavy Industries shareholders20146In addition, the president of the company and the management team are asked to pay a total amount of 46 million yen so that the president at the time of the rigging, Mr. Murayama, who was a director at the time of the rigging, will compensate the company for the loss due to the rigging.Shareholder representative lawsuitTheKobe District CourtCaused to[29].20199/17, The district court (the presiding judge) dismissed the complaint as "a man has lost the qualification "plaintiff eligibility" to receive a judgment."[30].


Trolley trouble on the Shinkansen N700 series

Offer program

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footnote

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  1. ^ For motorcycles, Kawasaki does not name itself, but rather uses this.
  2. ^ "Kawasaki" is the founderKawasaki ShozoIs derived fromKanagawaKawasaki CityIt has nothing to do with the location of the factory.
  3. ^ "50 years of Kawasaki Robotics". 2018/12/28Browse.
  4. ^ [Japanese motorcycle manufacturer] Let's take a look at the history of Kawasaki emblems! -carcast · March 2016, 3
  5. ^ About the creation of the 120th anniversary logo mark
  6. ^ a b Changes in officer structure, company reorganization, organizational changes Changes in officers, revision of business execution system and personnel changesRead January 2018, 1, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, May 31, 2018
  7. ^ Life-Size Humanoid Robot Is Designed to Fall Over (and Over and Over)-IEEE SpectrumIEEE Spectrum, viewed September 2017, 9
  8. ^ Kawashige unveils tough humanoid for the first time to achieve ``it will not break even if it falls down''-iREX 2017 mynavi news Mynavi News, viewed November 2017, 11
  9. ^ Exploring the future of robot utilization from new humanoids XYZ Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. Kawasaki Heavy Industries, viewed on November 2017, 11
  10. ^ WRS 2018-Kawaido unveils new humanoid "Kaleido" and shows offensive dance My Navi News Mynavi News, viewed November 2018, 10
  11. ^ Humanoid robot name recruitment Kawasaki Heavy Industries Robot Business Center Kawasaki Heavy Industries, viewed on November 2017, 11
  12. ^ Aiming for a society where humans and robots coexist-Kawasaki's future for humanoid development XYZ Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd., viewed December 2019, 12
  13. ^ Two years after debut, how is Kawasaki's evolution of humanoid robots that will not break even when falling? XYZ Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd., viewed December 2019, 12
  14. ^ KCM Corporate Information History
  15. ^ "Railway vehicle business also spun off Kawasaki Heavy Industries announced October XNUMX". Kobe newspaper(July 2020, 11). https://www.kobe-np.co.jp/news/keizai/202011/0013833682.shtml 2020/11/2Browse. 
  16. ^ Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd., Annual Securities Report 28
  17. ^ http://prospect.org/article/citizen-kawasaki-race-unions-and-japanese-employer-america
  18. ^ "Chairman Kawashige suggests legal means to the Chinese version of the Shinkansen Wako" (msn Sankei News 2011.7.4 18:27)
  19. ^ "Costly Kawasaki Heavy Industries piggybacks on the "U.S. Shinkansen plan" June 2010 issue BUSINESS] ”(Japanese). FACTA (June 2010). 2020/8/8Browse.
  20. ^ SankeiBiz 2011.6.29 18:16 delivery
  21. ^ "Pro-Chinese business leaders & businessmen biography that made China stand up [3] JR East & Kawasaki Heavy Industries "China's Shinkansen is theft of JR technology"”(Japanese). Business journalEditorial departmentBusiness Journal (October 2012, 10). 2020/8/8Browse.
  22. ^ "International patent application for Chinese and Japanese Shinkansen technology...Why did Kawasaki Heavy Industries leak technology?”(Japanese). Business Journal Editor. Excite News (September 2013, 6). 2020/8/8Browse.
  23. ^ SankeiBiz 2012.12.25 8:15 delivery
  24. ^ https://www.khi.co.jp/news/detail/post_23.html
  25. ^ http://toyokeizai.net/articles/-/101571?utm_source=morning-mail&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2016-01-22
  26. ^ “Suicide under heavy pressure” and industrial accident recognition = cancellation of compensation for survivor compensation-Kobe District Court
  27. ^ 27 presidents, in-house betting golf ... Kawasaki Heavy Industries subsidiary Yomiuri Shimbun May 2013, 1
  28. ^ Information about bidding to Kawasaki Heavy Industries, etc. if a sergeant-level executive leaks Archived August 2012, 12, at the Wayback Machine(MSN Sankei, 2012/9/6 browsing)
  29. ^ Shareholder representative lawsuit: "Damage due to government-made rigging" sued Kawasaki Heavy Industries President and others Mainichi Newspaper March 2014, 6
  30. ^ Ground Self-Defense Force helicopter rigging Kawasaki shareholders dismissed proceedings Kobe District Court Kobe Shimbun September 2019, 9
  31. ^ However, it is not the company but a subsidiary of the companyKawasaki motorcycle sales (now Kawasaki Motors Japan)By name.

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