Japan Perspective: Insight on Japanese investment in Thailand from its corporate leaders
"We have been able to succeed in Thailand thanks to our local dealers."
—— MASANORI IDO
General Manager, Mazak Thailand
"Our vision is to become a leading logistics service provider in Thailand and a global logistics partner. We will provide reliable services and customer satisfaction to KWE’s local and global clients."
—— YASUYUKI TANI
President, KWE Thailand
"Times have changed and decisions need to be made quickly when venturing overseas for Japanese companies."
—— MASATAKE YONE
Partner, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto
"We are committed to Thailand and looking to grow with the country."
—— KOHEI KOBAYASHI
President, Bangkok Coil Center
"Today, Thai companies are modernizing in order to go beyond the country’s borders. Some have already started by investing in neighboring countries. We are ready to help them do this through our Asian and global perspective."
—— ICHIRO HARA
Managing Director, ABeam Consulting Thailand
"We have to follow the movement of our customers and what they want. That is very important so we can service them directly where they are."
—— TAKASHI SAKAI
President, NYK Line (Thailand)
"We would like to be one of the top 20 pharmaceutical companies in Thailand in the future — a companion to doctors and patients."
—— NATTAPAN NIMMANPATCHARIN
General Manager, Eisai (Thailand) Marketing
"Performance is important to us, but also safety and maintenance. A lot of our actions are focused on those areas."
—— MUNEHISA OKAMOTO
Managing Director, Mitsubishi Elevator (Thailand)
"We contribute to Thai society by offering excellent logistics services to Thai industries. Our goal is to become the best company in the logistics field in Thailand and beyond its borders."
—— NOBUO ISHIDA
Managing Director, K LINE Thailand)
"Our main task is providing the same quality and trying to diminish our costs to be more competitive."
—— FUMIO IWATSUKI
President, Automotive Mold Technology
"We want to enhance the customer experience by using digital disruption. It will bring more efficiency and develop our sector."
—— TAKANORI ONO
Chairman, Sompo Insurance (Thailand) PCL
"We grant a lot of importance to our customers. We support them during and after the construction phase."
—— YUSAKU KUROITA
Managing Director, TSK Engineering
"We are committing ourselves to contributing to Thailand. We have been providing high-quality services to our customers and we continue to improve our service quality."
—— HAJIME MIYABE
President, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (Thailand)
"In the future, customers will request more high-speed connections. We are ready to seize those opportunities."
—— AKIO AIHARA
Director, Iriso Electronics (Thailand)
"We provide highly skilled engineering services. We can recommend what is best for a client before they invest in a product."
—— KIYOSHI KURATA
Managing Director, Azbil (Thailand)
"We should not forget that we exist to contribute to society. We have to support the people with our products."
President, Ishida Taiseisha (Thailand)
"Customer satisfaction is at the core of our approach."
—— YOSHIHISA MIYAMOTO
President, Metal One Thailand
"We are shifting to become a business solution provider and having a more customer-oriented approach."
—— MAKOTO YOSHIDA
President & CEO, Material Automation (Thailand)
"We keep an open discussion with our staff on the quality of our products to be sure that our customers receive the best products."
—— KATSUHIRO MARUYAMA
President, Thai GCI Resitop
"My job is to train our local staff, make them improve and find positions within our organization for them. We build the people and give them a sense of ownership."
—— MASAO HARADA
President & CEO, AutoAlliance (Thailand)
"The customer will always come first and we will remain committed to strengthening our organization."
—— KAZUYUKI MAMBA
President, Bando Manufacturing (Thailand)
"We are able to provide a full approach to music which makes us more unique. For the less fortunate ones, we give them the means to make a living by teaching them music."
—— PRANAPDA PHORNPRAPHA
President, Siam Music Yamaha
"JBIC has been flexible over the years. When there is a need to finance the Japanese private sector, we will do whatever we can. We are supporting the Japanese private sector and hope that by doing that it will also help the Mekong region."
—— SHINYA MIYAZAKI
Chief Representative Thailand, Cambodia, Lao PDR & Myanmar – JBIC