Regional Information Nagoya city

Nagoya City, the central city of Greater Nagoya—one of the world’s largest centers for monodzukuri (manufacturing)

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Nagoya city

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The information below is as of November 2017.

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(Related sectors: Automobile and Transport Equipment, ICT, Service)

Attractive features

The Nagoya area, centered on Nagoya City, has Japan's greatest concentration of automobile, fine ceramics, aerospace, and other high-tech industries. Many excellent companies that are also top-ranked globally are active in this region, which is therefore home to clusters of small and medium-sized companies with the superior technical capabilities to provide broad-based support for those companies. The main companies in the Nagoya area are automobile (Toyota Motor Corporation), fine ceramics (Noritake Co., Ltd.), aircraft and space related products (Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.), and machine tool (MORI SEIKI CO., LTD.) manufacturers.

Principal Japanese companies in the industry
  • JTEKT Corporation.
  • OKAYA & CO., LTD.
  • Brother Industries, Ltd.
  • Daido Steel Co., Ltd.
  • DMG Mori Co., Ltd.
  • Noritake Co., Limited.
  • Aichi Machine Industry Co., Ltd.
Principal foreign companies in the industry
  • LORD Asia Pacific Technology Center
  • Nagoya Kotei Info Corporation
  • InterCall Japan
Major education/research institutes of the industry

Nagoya University and Nagoya Institute of Technology are among the science and engineering universities clustered in the area. There also are institutions such as Nanzan University that accept international students. Nagoya International Schoolis located near the Nagoya Science Park site.

Science, engineering, pharmaceutical, and medical universitiesin the city

Nagoya University, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Nagoya City University, Aichi Gakuin University, Daido University, Toyota Technological Institute, Meijo University, Kinjo Gakuin University, Aichi Institute of Technology

Major industry cluster plans, special zones and industry-government-academia collaboration of the industry

This area is certified as Asia's Number-One Aerospace Industry Cluster, an international strategic comprehensive special zone. Aero space industries, which are expected to grow in the future, are being accumulated.
There are many research institutes and private companies in Nagoya Science Park. The city tries to establish a unique hub for research and development so as to promote advanced science technologies and new industries.