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Press reports

Metrol has been introduced in various media including professional journals and newspapers circulated nationwide.

Press reports

Precision positioning switches have been spotlighted in various major Japanese mass media such as The Nikkei (newspaper), Nikkei Business (magazine), NHK (national broadcasting), etc.

Spotlight articles

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  • Kakureta Sekai Kigyo (Hidden World-class Enterprises), Nikkei Business

    Kakureta Sekai Kigyo (Hidden World-class Enterprises), Nikkei Business
    2009/1/19

  • The secret of the strength of the top manufacturer in a niche industry, The Nikkei

    The secret of the strength of the top manufacturer in a niche industry, The Nikkei
    2010/9/1

  • Switch hitosuji 35 nen (Thirty-five years of specialization in switches), Weekly Diamond

    Switch hitosuji 35 nen (Thirty-five years of specialization in switches), Weekly Diamond
    2010/11/11

  • Sugoi Chu-sho Kigyo heno Tenshoku Guide (Guide to Getting Jobs at Terrific Small and Medium Enterprises), Weekly SPA!

    Sugoi Chu-sho Kigyo heno Tenshoku Guide (Guide to Getting Jobs at Terrific Small and Medium Enterprises), Weekly SPA!
    2011/9/15

  • Tama no Monozukuri Niju-ni Sha (Twenty-two Manufacturers in Tama), Diamond Inc.

    Tama no Monozukuri Niju-ni Sha (Twenty-two Manufacturers in Tama), Diamond Inc.
    2011/4/26

  • Nihon no Sugoi Machi-koba (Terrific Small Japanese Factory in Town), Nikkei Publishing Inc.

    Nihon no Sugoi Machi-koba (Terrific Small Japanese Factory in Town), Nikkei Publishing Inc.
    2011/7/1

  • Chu-sho Kigyo Michelin (Small and Medium Enterprise Guide), President Inc.

    Chu-sho Kigyo Michelin (Small and Medium Enterprise Guide), President Inc.
    2011/7/1

  • World Business Satellite, TV Tokyo

    World Business Satellite, TV Tokyo
    2011/10/25

Example reports by medium

Financial magazines
  • Sugoi Seido 100 (100 Great Systems), Nikkei Business

    Sugoi Seido 100 (100 Great Systems), Nikkei Business
    2011/8/22

  • Kabe wo nakushite teichakuritsu kojo (Achieving improved work force stability by removing barriers), Nikkei Business

    Kabe wo nakushite teichakuritsu kojo (Achieving improved work force stability by removing barriers), Nikkei Business
    2011/4/1

  • Kakureta Sekai Kigyo (Hidden World-class Enterprises), Nikkei Business

    Kakureta Sekai Kigyo (Hidden World-class Enterprises), Nikkei Business
    2009/1/19

  • Switch hitosuji 35 nen (Thirty-five years of specialization in switches), Weekly Diamond

    Switch hitosuji 35 nen (Thirty-five years of specialization in switches), Weekly Diamond
    2010/11/11

TV
  • World Business Satellite, TV Tokyo

    World Business Satellite, TV Tokyo
    2011/10/25

  • Japanese small and medium enterprises promoting expansion into global markets, Nikkei CNBC

    Japanese small and medium enterprises promoting expansion into global markets, Nikkei CNBC
    2011/6/9

  • Rapid Yen Rise! What will become of the Japanese economy?, NHK Biz Spo

    Rapid Yen Rise! What will become of the Japanese economy?, NHK Biz Spo
    2010/8/27

  • A challenge to the world with high-precision contact sensors, MXTV

    A challenge to the world with high-precision contact sensors, MXTV
    2009/2/5

Paperbacks and magazines
  • Tama no Monozukuri Niju-ni Sha (Twenty-two Manufacturers in Tama), Diamond Inc.

    Tama no Monozukuri Niju-ni Sha (Twenty-two Manufacturers in Tama), Diamond Inc.
    2011/4/26

  • Nihon no Sugoi Machi-koba (Terrific Small Japanese Factory in Town), Nikkei Publishing Inc.

    Nihon no Sugoi Machi-koba (Terrific Small Japanese Factory in Town), Nikkei Publishing Inc.
    2011/7/1

  • Chu-sho Kigyo Michelin (Small and Medium Enterprise Guide), President Inc.

    Chu-sho Kigyo Michelin (Small and Medium Enterprise Guide), President Inc.
    2011/7/1

  • Sugoi Chu-sho Kigyo heno Tenshoku Guide (Guide to Getting Jobs at Terrific Small and Medium Enterprises), Weekly SPA!

    Sugoi Chu-sho Kigyo heno Tenshoku Guide (Guide to Getting Jobs at Terrific Small and Medium Enterprises), Weekly SPA!
    2011/9/15

Bulletins
  • Monozukuri Kigyo no Miryoku Hakken Book (Guide to Discovering the Power of Manufacturers), Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

    Monozukuri Kigyo no Miryoku Hakken Book (Guide to Discovering the Power of Manufacturers), Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
    2012/1/16

  • Fole, Mizuho Research Institute Ltd.

    Fole, Mizuho Research Institute Ltd.
    2011/10/31

  • Japan Journal, Cabinet Office international bulletin

    Japan Journal, Cabinet Office international bulletin
    2011/3/1

  • Sekai ni yakushinsuru chu-sho kigyo (Small and medium enterprises advancing into the world), Kanto Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry

    Sekai ni yakushinsuru chu-sho kigyo (Small and medium enterprises advancing into the world), Kanto Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry
    2010/3/11

  • Kagayaku Gijutsu Hikaru Kigyo (Eminent Enterprises with Brilliant Technology), Bureau of Industrial and Labor Affairs, Tokyo

    Kagayaku Gijutsu Hikaru Kigyo (Eminent Enterprises with Brilliant Technology), Bureau of Industrial and Labor Affairs, Tokyo
    2010/4/1

  • Tama no Wazajiman 100 (Tama's 100 Enterprises with Craftsmanship), Institute of the Technology Advanced Metropolitan Area

    Tama no Wazajiman 100 (Tama's 100 Enterprises with Craftsmanship), Institute of the Technology Advanced Metropolitan Area
    2009/10/1

  • Only-one gijutsu de sekaishijo ni idomu (A challenge to the global market with unique technology), Tokyo Metropolitan Small and Medium Enterprise Support Center

    Only-one gijutsu de sekaishijo ni idomu (A challenge to the global market with unique technology), Tokyo Metropolitan Small and Medium Enterprise Support Center
    2009/8/22

Web sites
  • Kagayaku Gijutsu Hikaru Kigyo, World-Class Manufacturers in Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture

    Kagayaku Gijutsu Hikaru Kigyo, World-Class Manufacturers in Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture
    2010/4/1

  • Tama no gijutsu wo sekai he (Spreading technology from Tama to the world), Tokyo Metropolitan Small Business Promotion Agency

    Tama no gijutsu wo sekai he (Spreading technology from Tama to the world), Tokyo Metropolitan Small Business Promotion Agency
    2010/4/1

  • Sekai ni tsujiru oyaji-teki keiei (Graybeard management got accepted by the world), Daily SPA!

    Sekai ni tsujiru oyaji-teki keiei (Graybeard management got accepted by the world), Daily SPA!
    2011/9/4

Newspapers
  • Excellent Founder Award, Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun

    Excellent Founder Award, Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun
    2011/12/16

  • Newly-released gap sensor, Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun

    Newly-released gap sensor, Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun
    2011/10/21

  • The manufacturing industry is set for recovery, The Nikkei

    The manufacturing industry is set for recovery, The Nikkei
    2011/8/18

  • Full-scale expansion in India, The Nikkei

    Full-scale expansion in India, The Nikkei
    2011/2/7

  • The President must do it himself, Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun

    The President must do it himself, Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun
    2010/9/1

  • The secret of the strength of the top manufacturer in a niche industry, The Nikkei

    The secret of the strength of the top manufacturer in a niche industry, The Nikkei
    2010/9/1

  • Preventing deviations of 1/10,000 mm, The Nikkei

    Preventing deviations of 1/10,000 mm, The Nikkei
    2010/6/14

  • Low-price sensors dominate the world, The Nikkei

    Low-price sensors dominate the world, The Nikkei
    2010/6/4

  • From a manufacturing site, The Nikkei

    From a manufacturing site, The Nikkei
    2009/8/22

  • Faster and cheaper, skipping trading companies, Yomiuri Shimbun

    Faster and cheaper, skipping trading companies, Yomiuri Shimbun
    2009/5/29

Professional journals
  • New Top Leader, Nippon Jitsugyo Publishing

    New Top Leader, Nippon Jitsugyo Publishing
    2012/2/24

  • Senryaku Keieisha (Strategic Management), TKC National Federation

    Senryaku Keieisha (Strategic Management), TKC National Federation
    2011/12/26

  • Measurement Sensor Guide, Tool Engineer

    Measurement Sensor Guide, Tool Engineer
    2011/12/26

  • Chu-sho kigyo no ikiru michi (Survival of small and medium enterprises), Anzen to Kenko

    Chu-sho kigyo no ikiru michi (Survival of small and medium enterprises), Anzen to Kenko
    2011/8/18

  • IT Keiei no Shinzui (The Quintessence of IT Management), Weekly BCN

    IT Keiei no Shinzui (The Quintessence of IT Management), Weekly BCN
    2011/7/21

  • Chu-sho kigyo no ikiru michi (Survival of small and medium enterprises), Anzen to Kenko

    Chu-sho kigyo no ikiru michi (Survival of small and medium enterprises), Anzen to Kenko
    2011/7/21

  • Switch no Sentaku-ho (How to Select Switches), Hatsumei to Seikatsu

    Switch no Sentaku-ho (How to Select Switches), Hatsumei to Seikatsu
    2011/7/21

  • Seisan line wo sasaeru switch (Switches supporting production lines), Tool Engineer

    Seisan line wo sasaeru switch (Switches supporting production lines), Tool Engineer
    2011/7/1

  • Monozukuri Seiko-dan (Manufacturing Success Stories), Hatsumei to Seikatsu

    Monozukuri Seiko-dan (Manufacturing Success Stories), Hatsumei to Seikatsu
    2010/7/30

  • High-precision Tool Setter, Kikai to Kogu

    High-precision Tool Setter, Kikai to Kogu
    2009/9/1

  • 0.5 μm High-precision Sensor, Mechatronics

    0.5 μm High-precision Sensor, Mechatronics
    2008/11/1