"YTC Year-end Party 2007"Yamatake Thailand held the Year-end Party on 21 December at Grand Sukhumvit Hotel. We had costume contest based on the unique concept from each department. This year we included company's target for Y2008 in the backdrop, and each department manager encouraged their staff to pursue their target for the next year.
"Fieldbus Solution Demonstration"Fieldbus instruments (Hamonas-DEO, S900, ATT and AVP) and Valstaff (AVP303/304) seminar and demonstration were held at Rayong Branch of Yamatake Thailand during 12-14 December 2007, inviting 4 collaborators from AAC in Solution Marketing Department. During these 3 days, around 20 engineers had joined from Ube Group Thailand, Siam Mitsui PTA, Aditya Birla and IRPC, and had lively exchanges of opinions.
"Maintenance Innovation 2007 Exhibition"Siam Cement Group (SCG) exhibition with the tile of "Maintenance Innovation 2007" was held on 29th November at headquarter of Siam Cement. We provided the presentation for our product "Valstaff" under the `Fieldbus Foundation` communication technology, and exhibited our products (Control Valve, Smart Valve Positioner, CFN, and Valstaff).
"Waste Water Flow Measurements Seminar"IA division of Yamatake Thailand had "Waste Water Flow Measurements Seminar" at Siam Cement Industrial Land (SIL) in Saraburi province on 27th November. Yamatake introduced our Control Products (SDC, Micro Flow & FSG) and DCS (PC & Flex Controller). Around 40 customers joined this seminar. Mr. Banjerd from CPAC gave the speech about case study of Yamatake's open channel flow.
"5S & KAIZEN activity"Yamatake's Maintenance center in Rayong has been expanded its area to a large extent, and 5S & KAIZEN activity has been conducted at the same time. We assigned the area for each operation process, and this partition allows us to conduct much more safety and smooth operation. We also composed "5S&KAIZEN" committee to pursue efficient and effective way.
"Bangkok RHVAC 2007"There was an exhibition called "Bangkok Refrigeration, Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (RHVAC) 2007" at Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Center (BITEC) on 12-16 September. BA Division of Yamatake Thailand ran a booth to introduce our products; Savic-netFX, actival, etc. This exhibition is widely recognized as one of the world's top five air-conditioning and refrigeration exhibitions, and there were about 520 show booths from 160 companies such as ASEAN, China, Japan, Korea, Europe, and U.S.A.
"Control Valve & Maintenance Training for TLB"IA-Rayong department provided 2 sessions of Control Valve and its maintenance training courses for Thai Lube Base (Public) Co., Ltd. The first training period was 12-14 September (for 4 persons) and the second was 26-28 September (for 3 persons), both of trainings were held in Yamatake's Rayong Branch.
"In-house Seminar for PCL"
IA division of Yamatake Thailand had "In-house Seminar" for Phandang Industry Co., Ltd. (PCL) in Tak Province on 06 September. About 40 people attended from PCL and we introduced our products, MagneW and Smart Valve Positioner.
"DDC Engineering Course"
BFS Division had a training course of DDC (Direct Digital Controller) system from 25th to 29th June in Bangkok office in Yamatake Thailand. This course is instructed by Mr. Fujihara, Technical Education Supervisor of Building System Company Division, and 5 engineers from BFS division attended to learn about Infilex GC and its engineering work, and also learned how to make AHU control system.
"5S & KAIZEN Seminar"
We had `KAIZEN` Seminar for Thai supervisors on 26 June in Novotel Lotus Hotel conducted by Thai Productivity Institute. 18 managers of Yamatake Thailand were attended to learn how to encourage all employees to adopt Japanese `5S` and `KAIZEN` in their work.
"Automation Zone Builder's Seminar 1"
IA division planned to offer "Automation Zone Builder's Seminar" for four times in June and July 2007 to introduce Measurement Technology and Final Control Technology of Yamatake products. The first seminar was provided on 22 June in Novotel Bangna Hotel. About 90 persons attended this seminar.
"Rayong Branch Opening Ceremony"
Rayong Branch has been relocated to `Map Ta Put` city and opening ceremony for the new Rayong Branch was held on 29th May. We invited nine monks to the new office to pray for prosperity of business and employees' moral improvement.
"IA Product Training for Thai Plastic Co., ltd."
Since Yamatake (Advanced Automation Company) has provided many Control Valves to Thai Plastic Co., Ltd. for the project (called "PVC line 9 Project"), Yamatake Thailand (Rayong Branch) had a training course for Engineering & Maintenance Department of Thai Plastic, introduced our Control Valve and Field Instruments.
"MagneW QA Training in Malaysia"
For the purpose of improving the service skill for one of our product, Smart Magnetic Flow Meter, Yamatake Corporation provided a training course in Malaysia (Penang) on 23rd and 24th April. Yamatake Thailand and Yamatake Malaysia joined the training course instructed by Quality Assurance Department Manager, Mr. Kato, and Quality Assurance Department Director, Mr. Fujiwara.
"IA Product Training for ACE (Vietnam)"
7 Vietnamese from ACE Co., Ltd. came from Hoh Chi Minh and Hanoi City to take Yamatake's IA product training from 23rd to 25th April. This time training was held in Yamatake Rayong Service Center and we also provided Work Shop tour, besides presentation of products.
"Control Valve Training for KAO"
Yamatake Thailand provided "Control Valve Training" for Kao Industrial (Thailand) Co., Ltd. on 30th March in Amata Industrial ParK, the new factory of Kao. 14 engineers joined and Yamatake Thailand instructed detail usage of Control Valve for new Kao plant in Thailand.
The "Foundation Fieldbus Training Course" was provided by Yamatake Japan (Advance Automation Company) in Yamatake Thailand Bangkok office on 12nd and 13rd March. The aim of this training was to promote new technology (Fieldbus) to Thailand and instructed by Mr.Sasajima, vice president in Asia Pacific of Fieldbus Foundation, and Mr.Hidaka from AAC development department of Yamatake Japan.
Yamatake Thailand held "azbil Party" to welcome Yamatake Group's new logo "azbil" at Imperial Queen's Park Hotel, Bangkok. Yamatake's new logo "azbil" and its philosophy were introduced in order to penetrate the logo to local staffs.
"Industrial Automation Product Training"
"Industrial Automation Product Training" was held on 9th February for one of our major customer, "Ajinomoto", in Yamatake Thailand Bangkok office. About 15 persons from Ajinomoto attended and we introduced Industrial Automation and Factory Automation products. We demonstrated new products such as Control Valve with Valstaff, Magnew 2 wires, Micro Flow Product, and Harmonas system to instruct the usage.