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Aired: July 13, 2012


A complex to accommodate small factories opened in Tokyo's Ota Ward in March 2012, overcoming difficulties caused by financial consequences of the previous year's earthquake. Proponents found a way to work around the problems in order to support the growth of neighborhood-based industry. With 33 rooms, the facility provides space for the development of both traditional and modern technology. The close proximity of the companies to one another facilitates collaboration, creating an environment where they can take on new challenges and find solutions.

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