One-Stop Center supports foreign-affiliated firms advancing to Shizuoka Prefecture to build plants or business bases.

Investment Guide

Q. Representative foreign companies invested in Japan

A. At 2016 there are approximately 3000, manufacturing company’s weight is about 20%(by Toyo Keizai Shinposha : survey to companies invested over 20% by foreign companies)

Situation of investment by foreign companies in Japan

  • The number of located companies: 3,158
  • Country ・region  : S.A 1,178, Germany 357, china 107 etc.
  • Kind of industry  :
Industry Europe North America Asia Total Weight
Manufacturing 300 291 81 696 22%
Other 973 931 426 2,462 78%
total 1,273 1,222 507 3,158 100%
Weight 40% 39% 16% 100%

*『survey foreign affiliated company 2016』

 Types of manufacturing case

  • manufacturers invested in Japan after 2015
type Company name nation industry capital


Weight of foreign

(limited company)



Primetals Technologies Japan Germany ELECTRICAPPRIENCES 4640 49.0
BASF Toda battery materials LLC Germany Non-ferrous metal   66.0
Maison Landemaine Japon France Food 2  
ARA Netwaorks Japan Korea Information system 1 100.0
Northrop Grumman Japan LLC u.s.a. Wholesaler   100.0
Cooori japan co., Ltd. iceland Dervice 8 100.0
Scality japan K.K. U.S.A. Information system   100.0
Nielsen-Intage Digital Metrics Inc. U.S.A. Service    
Baxalta Japan Ltd. U.S.A. Medicen    
Ppd-snbl K.K. U.S.A. Service 132  
Phase one Japan Denmark Precision machine 95  
Dearman Engine Company Ltd. U.K. Machine Wholesaler    
Twenty two DC U.S.A. Information system   100.0
NHN Play Art KOREA Information system 100 100.0
Cosmos energy Holdings Co., Ltd. U.A.E. Oil , coal 40000 20.7
TARGET SPORTS JAPAN U.K. Entertainment 0.5  
Name Badges International Ltd. HONG KONG Manufacture    

*『survey foreign affiliated company 2016』

  • 2018/04/04 The number of factory attraction to Shizuoka Pref. is the top in Japan (2017servey by MITI) =Inland area is very attractive.
  • 2017/12/08 Exchange meeting at Shizuoka University of Art and Culture =Foreign students and Japanese students with companies
  • 2017/12/08 Japanese government is considering New resident status in Japan “Preparing for Foundation”
  • 2017/09/22 26th Oct, 2017 Shizuoka Inevestment Seminar in Tokyoダウンロード
  • 2017/09/12 25th Nov. Recruit meeting (Global students and Companies) will be held. please check the information afterwards

foreign-affiliated companies

One-Stop Center.

One-Stop Service Center | Shizuoka international Business Association.

Shizuoka International Business Association,
44-1 Ohtemachi, Aoi-ku, Shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka 420-0853 Japan.



* Under entrustment from the Shizuoka prefectural government, the Center is operated by the Shizuoka International Business Association (SIBA).

* The cost for the operation of the Center is born by the prefectural government. Anyone can use the Center free of charge.