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The Japanese Industrial Standard: Ensuring Quality and Safety, Facilitating Global Trade

The Japanese Industrial Standard (JIS) is a set of standards for manufacturing, engineering, and other industrial processes in Japan. These standards are used to ensure consistency and quality in products, and they are also used to facilitate international trade. The JIS was first established in 1949, just after the end of World War II. At that time, Japan was rebuilding […]

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METI Publishes March Update on New and Revised Japanese Industry Standards

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) has published revised and newly established JIS standards in response to societal and technological changes. The Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) are a collection of national standards stipulating the criteria for mineral or industrial products, data, and services in Japan, including their quality, performance and test methods. In March 2023, METI established 10 […]

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Japan Eyes Wind Farms to Power Energy Needs, Sets Ambitious Goals

By Ramesh Nadarajah, Vice President Industrial Services Asia-Pacific at TÜV Rheinland Asia-Pacific   Renewable energy is one of the most important factors in the transformation of Japan’s energy mix by 2030. This article provides a closer look into what has happened in the area of wind energy, one of the most promising renewable energy sources, and tries to identify some of […]

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