Daifuku announces new U.S. holding company

The Daifuku Webb Holding Company will oversee all of its U.S. subsidiaries including Jervis B. Webb Company and Daifuku America Corporation.

By ·

Daifuku Co., Ltd. announced that it has formed Daifuku Webb Holding Company to oversee all of its U.S. subsidiaries including Jervis B. Webb Company and Daifuku America Corporation.  The new holding company began operating on January, 1, 2011. 

Daifuku’s Managing Director Takashi Hiramoto serves as Chairman and Co-CEO of Daifuku Webb Holding Company. Brian Stewart serves as President and Co-CEO of the holding company, in addition to serving as President and Co-CEO of Jervis B. Webb Company.  Nobo Morita continues to serve as President of Daifuku America Corporation, in addition to serving as a board member of Daifuku Webb Holding Company.

“We established Daifuku Webb Holding Company to improve coordination efforts among our North American businesses,” said Masaki Hojo, President and Co-CEO of Daifuku Co., Ltd.  “By increasing the exchange of ideas, products and resources, we will achieve greater success and better service to our customers.”

Daifuku Webb Holding Company is headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan. In addition to the holding company, a new Daifuku Webb logo was also introduced, which will be featured on Webb and Daifuku America’s marketing materials. The logo helps further unify the two companies and capitalizes on the strength of Daifuku and the prominence of Webb in the United States.  A website was also developed for the holding company at http://www.daifukuwebb.com.

Daifuku Webb restructures; highlights Harley Davidson project
Daifuku Co., Ltd., announced that it has formed Daifuku Webb Holding Company to oversee all of its U.S. subsidiaries, including Jervis B. Webb Company and Daifuku America Corporation.

 


Subscribe to Modern Materials Handling Magazine!

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Find out what the world’s most innovative companies are doing to improve productivity in their plants and distribution centers.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Article Topics

Automation · · All Topics
Latest Whitepaper
Top 20 industrial lift truck suppliers, 2017
The top lift truck suppliers list is changing with industry acquisitions causing a dramatic departure from the norm.
Download Today!
From the November 2017 Modern Materials Handling Issue
A new facility, iPhones and a new WMS allowed cookware manufacturer Lodge to double its business for the fourth time in 20 years and shorten order delivery time from 10 days to three.
10th Annual Salary Survey: The Price of Performance
Let’s put Automatic Data Capture (ADC) Technology to Work
View More From this Issue
Subscribe to Our Email Newsletter
Sign up today to receive our FREE, weekly email newsletter!
Latest Webcast
The State of the DC Voice Market
A lot has changed in the last 10 years, especially in voice technology. This webinar will cover the state of the voice market, review two leading voice solutions and help you gain a better understanding of the options and capabilities available today.
Register Today!
EDITORS' PICKS
Top 20 industrial lift truck suppliers, 2017
The top lift truck suppliers list is changing with industry acquisitions causing a dramatic...
Lodge Manufacturing: Distribution Cast in Iron
A new facility, iPhones and a new WMS allowed cookware manufacturer Lodge to double its business for...

Rochester Drug Cooperative: Robots ready for work
It’s still early stages, but Rochester Drug Cooperative is proving that mobile robotic piece...
System Report: Pouch sorter powers Stage’s fulfillment needs
How a hometown department store chain transformed its e-fulfillment processes with pouch sortation...