President of Nakamura-Tome Honored by Japanese Government

3/6/2018   Tokyo, Japan

Press Releases

Kenichi Nakamura, President of Nakamura-Tome and former Japan Machine Tool Builders’ Association (JMTBA) Chairman, was recently awarded the “Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon,” by the Japanese government.

The Order of the Rising Sun is a Japanese order, established in 1875 by Emperor Meiji of Japan. The Order was the first national decoration awarded by the Japanese government to those who have made distinguished achievements in international relations, promotion of Japanese culture, advances in their field or development in welfare or preservation of the environment. It is the third highest order bestowed by the Japanese government.

Nakamura received this honor because of his achievements in four distinct areas.

As Chairman of JMTBA for six years:

For contributions as a public official:

For his leadership in education and volunteering:

Nakamura-Tome milestones include:

“It is an honor to deal with a company of such high standards and quality in the design and build of their machines. Methods has partnered with Nakamura-Tome for over 35 years to bring their technology to the United States and is proud to be associated with such an accomplished leader and high quality builder,” said Jerry Rex, President and COO, Methods Machine Tools, Inc.

As Seen in February 2018 Manufacturing News