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86 Top Japanese Transportation Companies and Startups of 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best Japanese based Transportation companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Transportation industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Japanese Transportation Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Toyota Motor

Toyota Motor

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Toyota is an automotive company that manufactures and markets vehicles to over 170 countries and regions.

ANA Holdings

ANA Holdings

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ANA Holdings is an air transportation business enterprise that offers unscheduled air passenger offerings and air courier services.

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Pixie Dust Technologies

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Pixie Dust Technologies develops phased array technology and digital fabrication technology.

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Mobility Technologies

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Mobility Technologies provides vehicle allocation systems for taxi operators.

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JapanTaxi

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JapanTaxi is a Provider of taxi booking services designed to cater the needs of people in Japan.

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Hacobu

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Hacobu offers an integrated solution “MOVO (MOVO)” centering on the operation management system utilizing in-vehicle terminals.

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Shippio

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Shippio is a service that enables a wide range of collective international logistics arrangements and management solutions via web.

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Cocoa Motors

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WalkCar is a manufacturer of an electric car that can be mobile and put it in a bag.

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SB Drive

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SB Drive is an entity created last year to develop autonomous vehicle technology for public transport

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redfox

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redfox develops technology solutions that focus on giving a speed service for their customers to save their time.

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Yper

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Yper is developing a new delivery system using compact home delivery bag and a smartphone application.

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AirX

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AirX is a management service company specializing in air transportation agency business and travel arrangement business.

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XMart

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Xmart is a Costs can be reduced by simply sending invoices for one month.

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Zip Infrastructure

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Zip Infrastructure engages in the manufacture and sale of transportation equipment and civil engineering business.

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DiDi Mobility Japan

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DiDi Mobility is collaboration with taxi operators and related ministries and agencies.

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Glafit

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Glafit manufactures a hybrid bike made under the concept of “making people’s move more convenient, comfortable, and fun.”

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Blue Innovation Co.

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Development of a safe flight management system for unmanned aerial vehicles Solutions for R & D and unmanned aerial vehicles.

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CrossHelmet | Borderless

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A tech company, designs smart helmet with 360° visibility and sound control system

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Nissan Motor Corporation

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Nissan Motor Corporation is a Japanese automobile maufacturer.

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teTra aviation

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teTra provide consulting, research and solutions as well as design and manufacture of hardware and software.

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Best1Cruise

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Best1Cruise offers overseas cruises, domestic cruises, cruises only, and tours with air tickets or passengers.

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Azoop

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Azoop operates trucking platform for transportation industry.

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XPAND

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The XPAND code is a super contactless tool that blends in with the urban landscape and can be read from a distance of 200 meters.

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Somewhere

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Somewhere is engaged in the travel and transportation business.

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Aero Development Japan

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Aero Development Japan develops drone engine for the transportation industry.

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Subaru

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Subaru manufactures multifaceted transport equipment.

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GRAVII

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GRAVII is a delivery company that specializes in the fields of fashion and transportation.

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Tiger

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Tiger develops and sells systems for the transportation industry.

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Isuzu

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Isuzu is a trading as Isuzu, is a Japanese commercial vehicle and diesel engine manufacturing company.

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Japan Airlines (JAL)

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Japan Airlines provides airline services in Japan and internationally.

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Suzuki Motor Corporation

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Suzuki Motor Corporation is an automotive company that manufacturers motorcycles, four-wheeled vehicles, and special equipment products.

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Subaru Corporation

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Subaru Corporation is a transportation equipment manufacturing company.

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JTB Corp.

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One the most biggest company in Japan dealing with tourism.

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Yamato Holdings

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Yamato Holdings provides door-to-door parcel delivery services.

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Central Japan Railway Company

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Central Japan Railway Company is a railway operator and freight mover operating in the central area of Japan.

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East Japan Railway

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East Japan Railway is a travel information and campaign information railway that delivers a variety of information.

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Monoful

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Monoful creates an ecosystem where everyone can achieve optimal logistics.

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JATCO Ltd

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JATCO Ltd is an automotive company that provides transmissions and manufacturing services.

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Pyrenee

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Pyrenee is a hardware startup that creates devices that protect people’s lives.

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Hino Motors

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Hino Motors is a Japanese manufacturer of commercial vehicles and diesel engines

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Trabox

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ToraBox is the largest cargo request service in Japan.

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Hitachi Transport System

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Hitachi Transport System provides logistics and transportation services.

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Denso Wave

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Denso Wave is a leading company which provides best solutions in the business of Automatic Data Captures

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Car From Japan

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Car From Japan is an inconvenience in car export – import industry.

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Nippon Kaiji Kyokai

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Nippon Kaiji Kyokai is recognized as a general incorporated foundation (Ippan Zaidan Houjin) in accordance with applicable Japanese law.

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Suzuyo

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Suzuyo provides domestic and international logistics and transportation solutions.

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Willbox

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Willbox is an international logistics company providing an international logistics digital platform for shippers and logistics companies.

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Yamato Transport

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Yamato Transport specializes in various transportation services.

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Sagawa Express

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Sagawa Express is a transportation company provides logistics services.

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Kashiwabara

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Kashiwabara protect and support people’s lives one by one and contributes to the development of a happy society and industry.

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DENZAI Holdings

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DENZAI Holdings provides heavy lifting, transportation and engineering companies in Japan.

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TAKUMI

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TAKUMI develop and operate autonomous transport robots.

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ACTIVE GAMING MEDIA

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ACTIVE GAMING MEDIA is a localization agency that specializes in video game translation and international marketing services.

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Mitsubishi Logisnext

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Mitsubishi Logisnext is a materials handling products manufacturer company.

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Showa

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Showa is a manufacture of a precise functional part of a transportation and sale.

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Circle-in

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Circlein is a provider of cloud-based global transportation management software.

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Technova

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Technova is the established technology-based think tank which proceed transportation, research and study of advanced technology field.

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Mitsui E&S

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Mitsui E&S specializes in shipbuilding services.

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Uproad

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Uproad offers transportation business-related software, safety management, and environmental construction work services.

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JR KYUSHU RAILWAY

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JR KYUSHU RAILWAY provides railway, advertising, and financial services.

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Peach Aviation

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Peach is an airline services with a completely new concept.

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Showa Aircraft Industry

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Showa Aircraft Industry is a manufacturer of military aircraft.

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Akebono Brake Industry

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Akebono is a specialized brake manufacturer and brake expert, manufacturing brakes in a wide range of fields, including automobiles.

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Tokyo Metro

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Tokyo Metro is an operator of subway train lines and also handles distribution, real estate, and information and communication business.

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Star Flyer Inc

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Star Flyer Inc. operates as an airline carrier in the aviation industry.

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BJS

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BJS is a provider of logistics, warehousing and transportation services.

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e-Corporation.JP

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e-Corporation.JP offers IT consultancy services for education, medical care, construction and transportation industries.

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Jamco

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Jamco engages in the manufacture and sale of cabin aircraft equipment.

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Toyota Mobility Foundation

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Toyota​ ​Mobility​ ​Foundation is a charity set up by Toyota to help bring about a truly mobile society.

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ArkCore Co., Ltd.

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ArkCore Co., Ltd. is a company that deals with Motorcycle sales business,Sports facility management and Food service business.

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ASK international

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ASK international specializes in travel agency services.

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Japan Luggage Express Ltd.

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Japan Lugagge Express is an international shipping and moving company in Tokyo, Japan offering services of moving from Japan.

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F-Tech

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F-Tech specializes in developing, designing, manufacturing and sales for automotive parts.

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Hankyu Hanshin

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Hankyu Hanshin operates in urban transportation, real estate, entertainment, and communications.

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X Mile

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X Mile is an HR platform that connects logistics companies and drivers.

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TODOKER

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TODOKER is a baggage delivery convenient service providing company.

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MOL (America) Inc.

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MOL is a maritime company that offers bulk carrier services.

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TOBU Railway

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TOBU Railway is a wide range of services on the largest private rail system in the Kanto region.

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The Japan Association of Marine Safety

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The Japan Association of Marine Safety provides marine accident prevention and marine pollution prevention services.

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Humanage

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HUMANAGE is an embody new human resource management in the human era according to needs and support the bright future of the company

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Hosoya Pyro-Engineering

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Hosoya Pyro-Engineering Co is a manufacturing firm for aerospace & defense producing cartridges, smoke candles, bombs & related products.

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CREST TECHNOLOGIES

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CREST TECHNOLOGIES produces equipment such as semiconductors and transportation equipment.

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JRC Marinfonet

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JRC Marinfonet provides maintenance service for marine equipment.

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AirShop

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AirShop is an airline goods and pilot supply service company.

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The All Japan Airport Terminal Association, inc.

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The All Japan Airport Terminal Association, inc. specializes in facilities and management of airport terminal buildings and guidance.

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Mitsuwa Electronic

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Mitsuwa Electronic is an aerospace company that specializes in the space industry and industrial machinery fields.

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