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Masahiro Shima receives Italy honour
Friday, 17 September 2010

Tokyo - Dr. Masahiro Shima, president and CEO of Shima Seiki Mfg., Ltd has been awarded an honorary medal for his contribution to the Italian Republic,  a country that has seen significant investment in the Japanese firm's exclusive WholeGarment knitting technology.

The award ceremony took place on 15 July 2010 at the residence of the Italian ambassador to Japan in Tokyo. Dr. Shima, along with eight other recipients were awarded medals for the Order of the Star of Italian Solidarity. The medals were presented by Ambassador Vincenzo Petrone on behalf of Italian President Giorigio Napolitano.