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Meet Keyence, consultant to the world’s factories

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Meet Keyence, consultant to the world’s factories - The Economist

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It regularly ranks as the country’s highest-paying large company, above banks and other financial firms.

As once-placid investors in Japan become more assertive they may press the company to do something with its large cash holdings of around $8bn.

Firms that have tried to enter its market, such as Basler of Germany and Omron, a fellow Japanese company, are about a quarter as lucrative and have not competed away its margins.

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Category: EconomyFinance

Topics: Company Rivals Factories Engineers Keyence Keyence’s Large Japanese Firms Clients Sales

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Published On: 2022-07-21, 14:40:52

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Reading Time: 6 minutes read

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