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Daifuku and Jervis B. Webb Company

revolution where companies provide
products through e-commerce that
meet the needs of consumers. It also
calls for a change from a "business to
consumer" (B2C) to "consumer to
business" (C2B) model.
Adapting to new technology is a
vital part of the plan. It requires a focus on adapting to "the digital revolution," especially internet of things
(IoT) technologies.
The plan's theme centers on business domains, efficiency, profitability
and increasing brand power. Daifuku
plans to establish a new core business,
strengthen its existing business and
identify new business.
Profits are to increase by enhancing
product value, increasing productivity and reinforcing the company's production framework.
To increase operational efficiency,
Daifuku plans to accelerate localization, promote integrated management and increase the effectiveness
of its human resources department.
In addition, the company hopes to
provide more innovative value to its
customers, change employee perception and enhance its corporate value.
Overall, the plan calls for Daifuku to provide the best solutions to
customers, continuing sustainable
healthy growth.

precise solutions to the challenges
faced by customers across a variety
of industries. It has established a consistent support system made up of
services that include consulting, planning and engineering, design, manufacturing, installation and operation
and after-sales service. Its system
support center offers 24-hour telephone support, remote monitoring of
equipment operations and preventive
maintenance service.
Daifuku's core business involves
factory automation, e-factory automation, automotive factory automation, airport technologies, auto washing technologies and electronics.

Core Business
In factory and distribution, the company provides automated warehousing, various storage and transport
systems and sorting and picking systems that are optimized for each individual customer.
For e-factory automation, it provides cleanroom transport and storage systems essential in manufactur-

Midwest

ing semiconductor, flat panel display
for smartphones and tablet computers. Daifuku has delivered numerous
systems to the world's leading electric
device companies in North America,
Korea, China and Taiwan.
In addition, Daifuki provides systems for automobile production
processes worldwide, mainly for
Japanese, Chinese and Korean automakers as well as Detroit's Big Three
automakers. The system conveys car
bodies between each assembly process including press/weld/paint/assembly shops.
For its airport clients, the company
offers a broad range of solutions that
include baggage handling systems,
automated baggage check-in systems,
baggage screening systems and software and controls. The business is
deployed worldwide in collaboration
with Daifuku's affiliate companies in
the United States, United Kingdom
and New Zealand.
The company also offers car wash
machines to filling stations and automobile dealers. The machines

Promise to Customers
Since 1937, Daifuku has focused on
material handling systems. The company claims world-class systems
that lead the industry by combining
conveying, storage, sorting, picking
and controls. Its products serve customers in a range of industries that
include manufacturing, distribution,
cleanroom, automotive and airport.
The company boasts expertise not
only as a manufacturer but as a system integrator. It promises to provide
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