SOURCE: Frost & Sullivan

July 12, 2011 01:00 ET

Japan's Best Recognized at 2011 Frost & Sullivan Japan Excellence Awards

Toshiba, Fujitsu, Panasonic, Mitsubishi, Honda and Nissan Among Companies Honoured

TOKYO--(Marketwire - Jul 12, 2011) - Frost & Sullivan today honoured and recognized Japan's best at the 2011 Frost & Sullivan Japan Excellence Awards banquet.

Held at the Tokyo American Club, the Awards aim to recognize companies that have demonstrated outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service and strategic product development.

Mr. Robin Joffe, Managing Director, Frost & Sullivan Japan said that the Awards seek to recognize best practices and outstanding performance by Japan-based companies in local and regional sectors of Environment, Energy, Healthcare, Electronics, Aerospace & Defense, Automotive and Information & Communication Technology.

He added that award recipients for the 2011 Frost & Sullivan Japan Excellence Awards were identified based on an in-depth research conducted by Frost & Sullivan's analysts. The award categories offered each year are carefully reviewed and evaluated to reflect the current market landscape and include new emerging trends.

"The recipients of the Frost & Sullivan Japan Excellence Awards clearly demonstrated outstanding leadership in their own market segments," Mr. Joffe said.

Frost & Sullivan also celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year. Frost & Sullivan is proud to be among the top 25 companies with a history of over 50 years that participates in the Information and Consulting Industry worth US$366 billion globally.

Saluting Japan's Best

Frost & Sullivan congratulates all the recipients of the 2011 Frost & Sullivan Japan Excellence Awards.

2011 Frost & Sullivan Japan Excellence Awards Recipients
Category Award Recipient
ENVIRONMENT
Japan Air Purification Company of the Year Daikin Industries, Ltd.
ENERGY
Japan Standby Power Vendor of the Year Yanmar Co., Ltd.
HEALTHCARE
Japan Pharmaceutical Company of the Year for Branded Generics Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical Co.,Ltd.
Japan Ultrasound Company of the Year Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
Japan Hospital Information System Provider of the Year Fujitsu Limited
ELECTRONICS
Japan Video Surveillance Company of the Year Panasonic System Networks Co., Ltd.
DEFENSE
Japan Defense Manufacturing Company of the Year Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
AEROSPACE
Japan Aerospace Manufacturing Company of the Year Panasonic Avionics Corporation
Asia Pacific Space Research Organization of the Year Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
AUTOMOTIVE
Asia Pacific Product Innovation Award for Hybrid Electric Vehicles Honda Motor Co., Ltd. for Honda Insight
Asia Pacific Technology Innovation Award for Electric Motors for Electric Vehicles Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Asia Pacific Product Innovation Award for Electric Vehicles Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. for Nissan Leaf
ICT
Japan Market Leadership Award in the Workforce Management Market P&W Solutions Co., Ltd.
Japan Unified Communications Vendor of the Year Microsoft
Asia Pacific Fixed Broadband Service Provider of the Year Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
Asia Pacific Wireless Data Service Provider of the Year SoftBank
Asia Pacific Most Promising Service Provider of the Year eAccess Ltd.

For more details on the 2011 Japan Excellence Awards log-in to http://www.frost-apac.com/japanawards

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