Toyota Awarded the 66th Okochi Memorial Production Prize for the Development of an Aluminum Casting Technology that Improves the Plant Environment and Product Functionality
Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announced that it has jointly developed an innovative aluminum casting technology that improves the plant environment and product functionality, for which it has received the Okochi Memorial Production Prize in the 66th (2019) Okochi Memorial Prize awards. Presented by the Okochi Memorial Foundation, the Okochi Memorial Prize acknowledges remarkable achievements related to research and development, and the application of production engineering, production technology, and production systems annually. This marks the first time in three years that Toyota has been awarded the well-established, prestigious Okochi Memorial Prize. It is also the 12th Okochi Memorial Prize overall for Toyota.