Video: Fujifilm opens new factory in Tilburg

His Royal Highness the Prince of Orange attended today the opening of Fujifilm Tilburg’s third production line for offset plates. The Prince of Orange did this with Mr S. Komori, President and CEO of FUJIFILM Corporation Tokyo. The new production line was explained to the Prince of Orange during his visit.

Sustainability and innovation

The opening ceremony’s theme was based entirely upon sustainability and innovation. In order to emphasise the sustainable nature of the new production line, the plant was officially opened with a literal ‘green footprint’. The Prince of Orange and Mr Komori made their footprint in green clay to open the factory.

Top economic sector

Minister Verhagen of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation praised Fujifilm for being a company operating in the top economic sector which is helping to solve social issues. Mr Komori stressed the importance of the Tilburg factory to Fujifilm: the first and largest production facility outside of Japan. The Japanese ambassador to the Netherlands, Mr Koezuka spoke about the importancy of the economic relation between Japan and The Netherlands. The Queen’s Commissioner for Brabant, Mr Van de Donk and the Mayor of Tilburg, Mr Noordanus also attended the opening.