Technical Visit

The abundant industrial water and stable power supply in Toyama Prefecture have helped the aluminum industry develop in Toyama since the 1930s.
The YKK Group is one of the major aluminum companies in Toyama Prefecture, and with their cooperation, we have planned the below visit.

*Please note that the Technical Visit is on a first-come, first-served basis, so there is a possibility that you may not be able to participate if the number of participants exceeds the capacity.

 

Date    |  Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022 
Cost |  1,000JPY/person *English guide and bus transportation provided.
Capacity |  9 (on a first come first served basis)


Note: Applicants must take a PCR test within 72 hours prior to this visit. The testing method and the location will be provided in advance.
Please note that the technical visit might get cancelled due to COVID-19.
The registration for the Technical Visit is by pre-registration only, and the fee must be paid in cash at the reception on the day of the visit.
Please click here to pre-registration.
 

Time Table

13:00

Depart from Toyama International Conference Center

14:00

Arrive at YKK Group

 

①Maruyane Exhibition Hall

They will introduce the YKK Group's manufacturing technology and history, as well as the management principle and life of its founder, Tadao Yoshida.

 

 

②Kurobe Plant

The birthplace of the  architectural products business and core base for manufacturing aluminum materials

 

 

③Passive Town

Sustainable urban development through local production for local consumption of energy, by looking ahead to the carbon-neutral society. “Passive design" which maximizes the use of Kurobe's abundant nature and environment, contributes to realizing a comfortable living environment.

16:30

Depart from YKK Group
17:30 Arrive at Toyama station

 

Important

  • Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis for up to 9 people.
  • Applicants must take a PCR test within 72 hours prior to this visit. The testing method and the location will be provided in advance.
  • Please note that the technical visit might get cancelled due to COVID-19.
  • Participants from other companies in the same industry (building materials manufacturers) will not be allowed.