Brothers, a Jewish banking concern.
Although the complete list of Foreign-Related Firms in Japan is beyond the scope of this book, it might be of value to point out to the reader a few firms in Japan that are Foreign-Related (that is underpinned with foreign capital.) The source is The President Directory, 1973. Tokyo: Diamond-Time Pub. Co., 1972 based on 1971 Tax filings. Foreign-Related Firms in Japan:
Matsushita Electronics, Nippon Univac Mitsubishi Oil Yokohama Rubber Sumitomo 3M Caterpillar Mitsubishi Nippon Merck-Banyu Mitsui Polychemicals Koa Oil Vendo (Japan) Kondo Sewing Machine Tokyo Nickel Keisokki Kogyo Mitsubishi Acetate Toshiba Ampex Fuji Xerox
...the entire list is very long. In fact, of the top 100 Foreign-Related Firms 25 consist of 100% foreign capital. Next time the reader sees the name Mitsubishi on a caterpillar, maybe he'll look at the machine differently, knowing that 50% of the company in Japan belongs to non-Japanese.
The Big Three American Auto manufacturers have invested heavily into Japan's auto manufacturing.
IBM, Schick, Nestle, Coca-Cola, McDonald's, Polaroid, Del Monte, Adidas, and many other companies are sucessful in Japan.
Companies are increasingly joining up in cooperation. General Electric, Toshiba, Hitachi, ASEA, AMU, and KWU (Siemens) joined together to develop an improved nuclear boiling
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