Aki Nishimura serves as President & CEO of Daifuku North America Holding Company. Aki joined our parent company Daifuku 30 years ago. Aki has spearheaded many changes within the organization, which has helped Daifuku North America become the premier material handling suppliers in North America for industries including: automotive, airport baggage handling, warehouse/distribution, cleanroom material handling, manufacturing, and airport service.
Daifuku announced its new corporate management plan for a four-year period starting April 1, 2013, entitled Value Innovation 2017. This new management plan will use the expertise and technologies of Daifuku to evolve from a manufacturer of material handling systems to a true value innovator. Daifuku plans to achieve this by providing an ever-expanding range of solutions and progressive technologies to respond to the development of customers and society. As part of this plan, Daifuku established a new brand message, Always an Edge Ahead. Continually striving to provide cutting-edge technology allows our customers to gain a competitive edge.