“Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) is a 122-year-old Japanese public multinational corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of products that service the motorcycle, heavy equipment, aerospace, defense, rolling stock and ship industries. It is also active in the production of industrial robots, gas turbines, boilers and other industrial products.
Kawasaki has selected EvoNexus as their technology incubator partner as they seek new technologies and products that are often developed by innovative, high-risk startups. KHI joins Murata, TDK and Marubun as important Japanese partner companies at EvoNexus. Representing KHI in the Board is Masanori Hamamatsu, Technical Director of Strategic Research, KHI (USA) We are thrilled to welcome Hamamatsu-san to the EvoNexus Board of Directors.”
– Rory Moore, CEO & Co-Founder, EvoNexus
Together with about 100 group companies in Japan and overseas, Kawasaki Heavy Industries oversees the formation of a “technology corporate group.” Our technological capabilities, polished over a history that exceeds a century, send diverse products forth into wide-ranging fields that go beyond land, sea, and air, extending from the ocean depths to space. Our aerospace division is active in products ranging from aircraft to satellites. The products that our rolling stock division delivers to the world include Shinkansen and New York subway cars, while our ship and offshore structure division’s products range from gas carriers and large tankers to submarines, and our energy solutions division covers the spectrum from development and manufacture of energy equipment to management systems.
We are also active in wide-ranging businesses driven by diverse and high-level engineering technologies, including environmental and recycling plants, industrial plants, precision machinery, industrial robots, and infrastructure equipment. Finally, we operate our leisure and power products business that features the motorcycles known as the Kawasaki brand. Through the development of unique and broad businesses unmatched elsewhere, we will continue to create new values that solve the issues facing our customers and society.