TSUNEISHI SHIPBUILDING to exhibit at the G7 Hiroshima Information Center to promote Hiroshima’s esteemed shipbuilding industry

April 10, 2016

In correspondence with the Group of 7 (G7) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting to be held on April 10 and 11, the Hiroshima Information Center*1 will be opened in the International Conference Center Hiroshima in Hiroshima city. At the request of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Hiroshima prefecture, and Hiroshima city, TSUNEISHI SHIPBUILDING will exhibit at a corner in the Hiroshima Information Center that introduces the charms and local unique industries of Hiroshima prefecture to promote its esteemed shipping industry to the world.
The Center will be open for four days from April 9 through 12, and is expected to welcome not only government officials participating in the G7 meeting, but also many visitors from Japan and abroad including international press. Held in advance of the G7 (Ise-Shima) Summit, the Foreign Ministers’ Meeting will be attended by G7 (Japan, the US, the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Canada) foreign ministers along with representatives of the EU.

Other exhibiting companies
Mazda Motor Corporation, FP Corporation, Otafuku Sauce Co., Ltd., Maruni Wood Industry, Kaihara Corporation, MIKASA CORPORATION, Satake Corporation, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Molten Corporation, HIROBO LIMITED

*1 Hiroshima Information Center
Government officials from different countries as well as people from Japan and abroad including international press will visit Hiroshima during the G7 Hiroshima Foreign Ministers’ Meeting. This provides an excellent opportunity to promote Hiroshima’s charms and local unique industries. Accordingly, the Hiroshima Information Center will be opened with the cooperation of the city, prefecture, local business community, and various companies/groups to promote industries, technology, and products that are the pride of Hiroshima to the world.

The TSUNEISHI GROUP was established in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan around 113 years ago, with shipbuilding and shipping transport as its core business operations. As a group company and a top-reputed shipbuilder in Japan, TSUNEISHI SHIPBUILDING Co., Ltd. constructs a total of about 60 vessels per year from all 3 of its shipyards — the Tsuneishi Factory at Head Office in Japan, and two other foreign production yards, each located in the Philippines and in China. Its products are mostly bulk carriers ranging from the 30,000-ton to 180,000-ton class vessels.

President:Kenji Kawano
Field of Business:Shipbuilding, Ship repair
Established :July 1917
Capital:100 million yen
Employees:756 (as of December 2015)
Business Locations:Tsuneishi Factory (Numakuma-cho, Fukuyama-city, Hiroshima,Japan)
TSUNEISHI IRON WORKS Co., Ltd. (Fukuyama-city, Hiroshima)
TSUNEISHI TRADINGS Co., Ltd. (Fukuyama-city, Hiroshima)  
TSUNEISHI ENGINEERING Co., Ltd. (Fukuyama-city, Hiroshima)

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CSV Division, Marketing Communication Group
Head Office (Fukuyama) TEL: +81-84-987-4915
Tokyo Office TEL: +81-3-3264-7733