Japan Success Stories:

 

Canon USA, Inc. Listed in: ICT, Japan - Canon is a Japanese owned technology company that relocated its Industrial Products Division from New York to San Jose in 1984 to be closer to…
Chomp Listed in: ICT, Japan - Chomp Inc. is a mobile app company that came to California to harness its startup culture and develop creative products that users can enjoy everywhere...
Choya Umeshu USA Inc. Listed in: Food and Agriculture, Japan - Choya is a Japanese beverage company that has grown steadily since expanding into California. The diverse markets, large customer base, and the many wineries throughout...
Ebara Technologies, Inc. Listed in: ICT, Japan, Manufacturing - Ebara Technology is a semiconductor company that launched in California in the 1990s to be at the center of innovation for semiconductor chip manufacturers...
Gekkeikan Sake USA Listed in: Food and Agriculture, Japan - Gekkeikan established its Folsom sake brewery as part of its strategy to reach new markets in 1989; it was the company's first overseas brewing facility...
Hitachi America, Ltd. Listed in: ICT, Japan, Manufacturing - Hitachi America first entered the U.S. market in the 1920s by exporting electric fans; since then, Hitachi America has become a center for innovation strategy…
HULFT, Inc. Listed in: ICT, Japan - HULFT provides a platform that helps IT find, secure, organize, transform, and move information. They develop custom integration solutions...
ITO EN, Inc. Listed in: Food and Agriculture, Japan - ITO EN is a global leader in green teas and healthy beverages, with national distribution to specialty shops, grocery stores, and clubs...
Kikkoman Sales, USA Listed in: Food and Agriculture, Japan - Kikkoman is a leading manufacturer of soy sauce worldwide. The company chose San Francisco for its first overseas sales office because of its diverse culture...
Kintone Listed in: ICT, Japan - Kintone provide services ranging from workflow, task, and data management to providing digital workplaces and application development with support from their exceptional...
Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas) Listed in: International Trade, Investment and Finance, Japan - Mitsubishi has been a longstanding member of California’s unmatched innovation ecosystem. The Silicon Valley Branch of Mitsubishi Corporation was established in 1974...
Morisawa USA Inc. Listed in: Japan, Media and Communication - Morisawa USA is a Japanese consulting firm in the typography space that started their business in San Francisco in 2014. They chose to locate in a…
Presidio Ventures, Inc. Listed in: Investment and Finance, Japan - Presidio Ventures, Inc. is the corporate venture capital arm of Sumitomo Corporation in Japan. They launched their operations in the Bay Area because of its…
SAPPORO U.S.A., Inc. Listed in: Food and Agriculture, Japan - A fusion of cultures is at the core of the Sapporo brand, a Japanese beer brewery that began with their original brewmaster honoring German beer-making…
Takara Sake USA, Inc. Listed in: Food and Agriculture, Japan - Takara Shuzo started exporting “Sho Chiku Bai” sake brands to California in 1951. By 1983, the company established Takara Sake USA Inc. in Berkeley, focusing…
Zenrin USA, Inc. Listed in: Japan, Marketing and Advertising - Zenrin is a Japanese map company that expanded to California in 1996 to better serve their customer base. They saw an opportunity in the diverse…