Musashi Announces Additional Investment for Sakuu Corporation

2021.04.28News

Musashi Seimitsu Industry Co., Ltd. (Global Headquarters: Toyohashi-city, Aichi, Japan; President and CEO: Hiroshi Otsuka, “Musashi”) has made an additional strategic investment in Sakuu Corporation (Formerly KeraCel Inc., Global Headquarters: California, USA; CEO: Mr. Robert H. Bagheri, “Sakuu”), the leading innovator in multi-material multi-method (4M) additive manufacturing (AM).

The investment from Musashi, as well as other investors, will accelerate the commercialization of Sakuu’s solid-state battery technology (KeraCel™) and the Sakuu AM platform for Musashi’s Future green transformation (GX) plans. Sakuu and Musashi will be exploring other areas of interest for potential future collaboration.

【About Sakuu Corporation】
Formerly KeraCel Inc, Sakuu is an industrial solutions provider that has developed a major breakthrough in additive manufacturing (AM) technology to address the approximately $800 billion digital manufacturing transformation. The company’s flagship Sakuu AM platform will be the world’s first multi-material, multi-process additive manufacturing platform for high volume production and is engineered to provide a significant market advantage to the company’s customers.
Sakuu website: https://www.sakuu.com/

【About Musashi】
Musashi Seimitsu Industry Co., Ltd. is a global auto parts Tier1 company for automobiles and motorcycles, whose headquarters is located in Toyohashi, Japan. It has 35 manufacturing sites spreading across Europe, North and South America, China, and South East Asia. Musashi specializes in designing, developing and manufacturing products such as Differential Assemblies, Transmission Gears and Assemblies, and Linkage and Suspension (L&S) products especially for the future automobiles including electric and autonomous vehicles. Musashi is also generating and expanding new businesses through open innovation with global startups to contribute to the SDGs in wider business domains. MusashiAI, a leading-edge AI technology subsidiary to lead Industry 4.0, is one of the examples.
Musashi Web Site: http://www.musashi.co.jp/en/