This series of programs features interviews with business leaders about the resilience of Japanese companies.
Japanese industrial products are famous for their high quality. This reputation is backed by immaculately produced parts supplied by small- and mid-sized companies. The program features one such company, Komatsu Spring Industrial, that makes more than 3,000 kinds of precision springs. Their clients include 250 companies in Japan and 4 companies abroad.
CEO Setsuko Komatsu was a housewife who became president after her father passed away. At the beginning, she faced uncooperative employees and declining business performance. But she turned the company around with innovative ideas, high-precision advanced technology and lots of gumption. We interviewed this remarkable executive to learn how she succeeded against all odds.
Setsuko Komatsu CEO,Komatsu Spring Industrial Co., Ltd.