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Award Announcement

We are pleased to inform that we have received the Special Technical Achievement Award 2016 of Kyoto Small and Medium Enterprises.

This is an award for creating products and techniques with ingenuity deriving from traditional technology and unique technology.

• Our KES Series of 14 devices is awarded:

According to the basic designs and research of Dr. Sueo Kawabata of the Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University, and based on the research and development of Dr. Masako Niwa of Nara Women’s University, the KES System of Texture Measurement was introduced in 1970 as a system capable of replacing subjective judgment with objective data. “KES” is a standard abbreviation representing “KAWABATA EVALUATION SYSTEM” .

Today, texture measurement in the fields of fabrics, cosmetics, food products, paper, and automobiles is rapidly growing. And all over the world, the KES is being used to evaluate texture.

We are grateful to all the people who have supported us, and we can receive this award only because of you.

Taking this opportunity, we will make further efforts to enhance our technical capabilities and to meet our customers’ expectations.

Thank you very much for your continuous support.

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