Surgical Needles / Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Equipment

Japan's Top Inventions

28m 00s
Broadcast on March 19, 2022 Available until November 19, 2023

The fascinating stories and secrets behind hit Japanese products, plus parts and machines that boast the top share of niche markets. In the first half: the story behind the world's smallest surgical needles—only 0.03mm in diameter. In the second half: pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment essential for making pills. They apply coatings which allow easier ingestion and controlled release of the medicine. We go behind the scenes with the Japanese company that develops this equipment.

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