Appearance on TV Tokyo Series WBS—The Power of Japanese Materials
TBM/LIMEX is to be featured in the “Power of Japanese Materials” section of the World Business Satellite program, scheduled for broadcast as a series on TV Tokyo from April 1st at 23:00.
Please feel free to read the article!
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Featured on Nikkei Veritas Watching Out for the Leaders of 2030—Stocks Aiming to Break New Frontiers
LIMEX was featured in the New Materials Section of the opening article of Nikkei Veritas, “Watching Out for the Leaders of 2030—Stocks Aiming to Break New Frontiers,” released for sale on January 1st, 2017.
Please feel free to take a look at the article!
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Appearance of TBM’s President Yamasaki on BS Asahi “Fresh Faces”
TBM’s President Yamasaki made an appearance on BS Asahi “Fresh Faces,” broadcast on the morning of December 10th (Sat).
“Fresh Faces” is a TV program that introduces fresh new people who are at the forefront of a variety of fields.
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Featured on Bloomberg
Paper Made from Stone Tempts Japan’s Top Printer to Invest
An article titled “Paper Made from Stone Tempts Japan’s Top Printer to Invest” has been featured today on Bloomberg, announcing TBM and Toppan Publishing’s new joint development agreement.
Bloomberg is a media platform that provides the latest worldwide financial news, market information, market analysis, and financial information. Please feel free to read the article!
Featured in Forbes Japan, February 2017 Issue
Ones to Watch Out For! Top 50 Most Promising Startups in Japan
TBM was featured in the special article of the February issue of Forbes Japan 2017, released for sale on November 25th, titled “Ones to Watch Out For! Top 50 Most Promising Startups in Japan.” Please feel free to read the article!
Featured on Nikkei Business Daily
Searching for New Applications for a New Material—Printed Materials and Containers Made from Limestone
An article titled “Searching for New Applications for a New Material—Printed Materials and Containers Made from Limestone,” was featured today on Nikkei Business Daily (morning edition), announcing TBM and Toppan Publishing’s new joint development agreement.
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Featured on Venture Times
Joint Development by TBM and Toppan Printing Using New Material LIMEX
An article was featured today on Venture Times, announcing the start of a new joint development by TBM and Toppan Printing.
Venture Times is an online media site that provides news about new ventures, as well as useful information for managers of startup companies. Please feel free to read the article!
Featured on ITmedia Business Online
So Many Reasons Why Limestone May Change the World
An interview with our Corporate Planning Manager Hiroshi Kono was featured today, under Wednesday Interview Theater, on ITmedia Business Online.
The interview discusses the story behind the five-year development of LIMEX, the social role of our company as a startup in the development of a new material, as well as the company’s future. Please feel free to read the article!
Featured on Nikkei Newspaper
“New Discovery! Japanese Unicorn TBM Creates a New Material from Limestone— No Need for Paper, Plastic Substitute, or Water”
An article about our company has been featured on Japan’s Nikkei newspaper (morning edition) under the title of “New discovery! Japanese Unicorn TBM Creates a New Material from Limestone—No Need for Paper, Plastic Substitute, or Water”
The article covers the development of our new material LIMEX, including our future plans for factory development and overseas expansion. Please feel free to read the article!
Featured in Technologist Magazine
An article about our company’s Development Department was featured in the Technologist magazine.
An interview was featured in this magazine with employees from our Development Department, which specializes in research aimed at lowering production costs and implementing the mass-production of LIMEX. Please feel free to read the article!
Featured in Forbes
Aiming to Solve the Resources Problem through a Materials Business Based on Limestone
On October 31st, the global business magazine Forbes published an article titled “Aiming to Solve the Resources Problem through a Materials Business Based on Limestone.”
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Appearance in BS-TBS Documentary “Yume no Kagi”
TBM was featured on the BS-TBS documentary program “Yume no Kagi (The Key to Dreams),” broadcast on October 29th (Sat).
“Yume no Kagi” explores the meaning of monozukuri (the manufacturing of things) in the 21st century, focusing on the people who forge new paths by following their great motivation and enthusiasm. This program shows its encouragement and support for the people who will be passing the monozukuri culture —known as the specialty
Appearance in the TV Tokyo Series “Tokoro-san No Gakko Dewa Oshietekurenai Sokontokoro”
TBM was featured in an episode of the TV Tokyo Series “Tokoro-san No Gakko Dewa Oshietekurenai Sokontokoro (What They Don’t Teach You at School, by Mr. Tokoro),” broadcast on October 28th (Fri).
This was our company’s first appearance in a variety entertainment show. This entertainment and educational show is chaired by George Tokoro, featuring a great variety of interesting knowledge and information. The video footage was primarily recorded in Shiroishi, Miyagi
Prefecture, where our company factories are located, placing particular focus on the water-resistant properties of our LIMEX paper.
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LIMEX Featured on NHK News’ Ohayo Nippon
LIMEX was featured on Machikado Johoshitsu of the Ohayo Nippon program on NHK News, on October 21st (Fri).
Based on the title of “Is this paper?” the program showcased our company’s business cards made of limestone, rather than paper, presenting applications for this new material and broadcasting footage of our factories in Shiroishi.
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Featured on Visual Shift
An interview with our Corporate Officer, Takayuki Sasaki, has been featured on media site Visual Shift, managed by Amana Inc.
The interview is based on the topic of “Visual Strategies for Conveying the Company’s Vision,” including discussions on the key aspects of website management, and the concepts behind our new offices. Please feel free to read the article!
LIMEX Featured at the Invest Japan Forum 2016, organized by Nikkei Inc.
LIMEX was featured at the Invest Japan Forum 2016, organized by Nikkei Inc., on October 7th (Fri). Invest Japan Forum 2016 is an important initiative created by the Japanese government, positioned as being part of Japan’s Revitalization Strategy, and aimed at the promotion of direct investments in Japan. The forum invites managers from overseas companies, foreign companies that already do business in Japan, and Japanese companies with an interest in working in collaboration with foreign
Featured on Nikkei Trendy, November 2016 Issue
Award of Excellence Granted in the Lifestyle Category for the Top Life-changing Startup Products
LIMEX was featured in the opening article “Startups! 120 Products to Make your Dreams Come True” of Nikkei Trendy’s November issue, sold on October 4th, announcing the product as the winner of the Award of Excellence in the Lifestyle Category for the Top Life-changing Startup Products.
LIMEX is introduced as “a new type of material that is highly durable, resistant to water, and which contributes positively to our global environment.” Please feel free to read the article!
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Featured in Yomiuri Kodomo Shimbun
LIMEX has been featured in a special article on Yomiuri Kodomo Shimbun, published on the issue of September 29th, 2016. Yomiuri Kodomo Shimbun is a newspaper aimed at primary school children, issued every Thursday by Yomiuri Shimbun, boasting over 200,000 printed copies.
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Featured in JETI Magazine
An article has been featured in the September, 2016 issue of the monthly magazine JETI, announcing the sales representation agreement signed between Dentsu Inc. and TBM.
In addition to strengthening the corporate promotion of LIMEX business cards, going forward, we shall be focusing on the sale of business cards, as well as posters, leaflets, POP advertising, and product packaging.
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Corporate Officer of TBM, Taichi Yamaguchi, Featured on Nikkei Career
An article about our Corporate Officer, Taichi Yamaguchi, has been featured on the Nikkei Career editorial column “Perspective of Next-generation Leaders Who Foster Innovation.”Yamaguchi worked at Fuji Xerox for three years doing new business development, then joined PwC and focused on business recovery, M&A and PMI. This interview explores his views on careers, and the thoughts behind his desire to join a startup company. Please feel free to read the article!