December 3, 2012
Robotic workcell integrator Genesis Systems Group, Davenport, Iowa, has established Genesis Systems Group Japan KK in Nagoya, Japan.
Leading the sales efforts in Japan are Tadaji Seko and Junko Fukutome. Seko retired from Toyota in 1999 after serving as a trainer of the Toyota Production System, manager of production engineering, and as a deputy chairman of information discussions between plant management and Toyota corporation management teams.
Fukutome started with the company in 2005 and most recently worked as its liaison in Japan. He has extensive knowledge of manufacturing in Japan and brings experience from Denso Corp.