Japanese companies invited to explore opportunities in PHL medical device industry 

THE Board of Investments (BoI) said it is inviting Japanese companies invest in medical device manufacturing in the Philippines. BoI-Manufacturing Industries Service Director Evariste M. Cagatan said Philippine companies are currently producing and exporting syringes, ventilators, infrared thermometers, and personal protective equipment.   “With a world-class electronics industry, abundance in intellectual talent, ready access to […]

Senate body tells DepEd to clarify procurement of digital devices with proposed budget to double in 2022 

THE SENATE Finance committee asked the Education department to explain its purchases of digital devices for teachers and students this year as the allocation for this budget item is proposed to be doubled in 2022. Senator María Imelda “Imee” R. Marcos, during Thursday’s hearing, said this year’s procurements did not meet the target and questioned […]

Showa Denko Concludes Long-Term Contract to Supply SiC Epitaxial Wafers for Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation

TOKYO, Sep 28, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004) concluded a long-term supply contract with Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation (Toshiba), a Japanese electronic device manufacturer providing highly efficient SiC-power-semiconductor based power devices for the global market, to supply SiC epitaxial wafers for power semiconductors (SiC epi-wafers) for […]

Olympus Strengthens Surgical Portfolio with the Launch of POWERSEAL Advanced Bipolar Surgical Energy Devices

TOKYO, Sep 21, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Olympus Corporation (Representative Executive Officer, President and CEO: Yasuo Takeuchi) announced the launch of the first devices in the new POWERSEAL(TM) family of advanced bipolar surgical energy products. The POWERSEAL 5mm Curved Jaw Tissue Sealer and Divider, Double-Action devices meet the highest standards of clinical […]

Olympus Strengthens Surgical Portfolio with the Launch of POWERSEAL Advanced Bipolar Surgical Energy Devices

TOKYO, Sept 21, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Olympus Corporation (Representative Executive Officer, President and CEO: Yasuo Takeuchi) announced the launch of the first devices in the new POWERSEAL™ family of advanced bipolar surgical energy products. The POWERSEAL 5mm Curved Jaw Tissue Sealer and Divider, Double-Action devices meet the highest standards of clinical […]

Shopee takes ‘zero-tolerance’ for banned items 

By Angelica Y. Yang, Reporter  SHOPEE Philippines said that it does not tolerate the sale of prohibited items and products flagged by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), adding that it complies with local regulations in markets, amid reports of mercury-containing medical devices on the e-commerce platform.  “Shopee takes a strict zero-tolerance approach to the sale of […]

Suzuki, Subaru, Daihatsu, Toyota and Mazda Reach Agreement on Joint Development of Technical Specifications for Next-generation Vehicle Communications Devices

Toyota City, Japan, Apr 27, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Suzuki Motor Corporation, Subaru Corporation, Daihatsu Motor Co. Ltd., Toyota Motor Corporation, and Mazda Motor Corporation reached an agreement to jointly develop technical specifications for next-generation vehicle communications devices and to promote the common use of communications systems, by using connected services to […]

Fujitsu Fuels Big Data Innovation in Mobility Space with Launch of “Digital Twin Collector” Platform

TOKYO, Apr 15, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Fujitsu today announced the launch of a new integrated virtual platform for the mobility space, which allows users to seamlessly integrate and manage information on devices including connected cars, smartphones, and tablets. Fujitsu will offer the new platform, the “Fujitsu Future Mobility Accelerator Digital Twin […]