Technical Tour & Excursion
- Date: May 24, 2013
- Time & Place of Meeting:
9:00, AM in front of Ritsumeikan Suzaku Campus (Conference venue building)8:50 AM, Around No.1 exit of Nijojo-mae station in subway to-zai line
OMRON is one of leading company in factory automation. They have wide variety of product fields such as factory automation sensors (including vision sensors) and controllers, automatic ticket vending machine, automatic ticket gate, health-care products, and general electronic parts, etc. Their business areas have been spread into worldwide nowadays. But almost all of these products are designed in Japan. For the technical tour, OMRON will show some of their sophisticated manufacturing lines.
Daifuku is one of leading company in material handling. Their business fields are ranging from factory, warehouses, stores and airport, etc. Accordingly their business domains are now factory automation, logistics and retailing, etc. Probably these wide varieties of applications can give you an insight and inspiration for the next research theme.
The history of castle Hikone goes back to 1603, A.D. and it is keeping its original shape. In the castle, you can enjoy highly developed defense lines that are typical style in Japanese castle and good landscape from the top of tower of the castle.
|08:50||Meeting place (No.1 exit of Nijojo-mae station in subway to-zai line)|
|09:40-11:10||OMRON Corp. Kusatsu Factory|
|12:00-12:40||Lunch at Daifuku Corp.|
|12:40-14:10||Daifuku Corp. Factory|
|18:30||Farewell at Nijo Station (in front of west exit)|
- During the tour, a profeesional interpreter will be accompanied. And all presentations in these factories will be done in English.
- Note that due to confidential policy it sometimes happens that those who belong to other competing companies cannot join the tour. In that case, it will be announced to the applicant before the conference.