West Midlands Engineering Firms Probe Japan Market

19 November 2014

UKTI Shropshire organised a trade mission to Japan for seven advanced engineering companies based in the West Midlands. Read on for their insights into the Japanese market and the benefits of attending a trade mission.

Seven advanced engineering companies based in the West Midlands spent a week holding discussions with potential Japanese partners and customers in early November, part of a programme organised by the UKTI team based at the Shropshire Chamber of Commerce.

The first two days of the visit coincided with The 27th Japan International Machine Tool Fair, the largest event of its kind in the country, with members of the British delegation able to experience for themselves the technology that is available in Japan.


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Article by Julian Ryall, November 2014