On the 25th of January 2023, DENSO President & CEO Koji Arima, visited João de Deus & Filhos S.A.(JDEUS). Accompanying him during the visit were K. Aoki and K. Yoshida from DNJP; H. Takahashi; A. Samejima and T. Kawamoto from DIEU; M. Di Rao and M. Musiari from DNTS.
JDEUS Top Management welcomed the esteemed visitors and shared the company’s strategic plan regarding the ongoing portfolio transformation to battery electric vehicle (BEV) products.
The presentation and discussion covered the following topics:
- Yesterday & Today: The history of JDEUS, main facts and current business.
- Future: JDEUS is transforming its structure, from its conventional business of Intercoolers for Internal Combustion Engines to manufacturing of Chiller/WCDS/TM Module for BEVs. This is in line with DNTS Group strategy and in FY2026, the BEV Portfolio will potentially represent 45 percent of JDEUS’s total business.
- JDEUS New Product Introduction Capabilities: Engineering & Design; Product Quality and Process Development
- JDEUS Pillars: Safety, Quality, Information Security, People & Corporate and Social Responsibilities activities.
In addition, JDEUS Top Management offered the visitors a guided plant tour. During the tour, President Arima and other DENSO Leaders had the opportunity to visit two key areas of JDEUS Plant: Prototype & Laboratory and Chiller Production Area, which are very important for the company’s future business operation.
At the end of the visit, President Arima received a special gift from JDeus team – an aluminum Bonsai tree – crafted out by a production associate.