Friday. 17 October 2014 - FCCJ Luncheon Meeting
Senior Advisor to the Chairman (Former Executive Vice President)
Toray Industries, Inc.
Advanced Materials can change the World - Providing Solutions to Global Agenda -
Images from the event
Networking before start of the luncheon: is Tuomo Kuuppo (Stora Enso) disclosing his assetts to Yoshinori Sano (Mos Tax Corporation) and Yoshimichi Sano (Sano CPA Office)?
Hiroaki Sugawara of Finn Tour making some travel reseravtions for Jan Gronblad of Vaisala....?
Hiroaki Sugawara sharing some good stories with Yuki Komine and Hiroaki Nagahara of Finnair.
Hidehiko Yamachika of SunFlare discusing with the guest speaker.
Mrs. & Mr. Iwase of Coil Center Fujita with Petteri Niska of Outokumpu K.K.
FCCJ President Marko Saarelainen makes welcome remarks.
FCCJ President Marko Saarelainen
Pekka Saila explains about his assignment at Nokia in Japan.
FCCJ President Marko Saarelainen introduces the guest speaker, Shinichi Koizumi.
Shinichi Koizumi bows to the audience.
Shinichi Koizumi starts his presentation.
The luncheon, held at Grand Hyatt Tokyo, was attended by 23 members.
Marko Saarelainen starts the Q&A session.
Tatsunosuke Tominaga of UPM-Kymmene asks about alternative sources for carbon fiber, apart from fossil fuel.
Shinichi Koizumi responds that there are a number of alternative resources which they are extensively studying. One main challenge is scale of operation.
Dr. Harry Linnarinne askas about carbon fiber use in high-speed and high-rise elevator cables (Kone).
Shinichi Koizumi responds.
Petteri Noska of Outokumpu asks a question about carbon fiber composites cost issues and fabrication.
Shinichi Koizumi responds, also explaining about the recycling challenge.
Pekka Saila makes the last question in the Q&A session.
As a small token of appreciation Marko Saarelainen presents Shinichi Koizumi with some Finnish glassware.
The official photo: Shinichi Koizumi and Marko Saarelainen.
Dr. Harry Linnarinne reports on the Competitiveness of Finnish Export Industry.
A bit concerned faces...