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MISUMI Group Headquarters “meviy,” an AI platform for mechanical parts procurement, has started recruiting for “meviy for education,” a support program for educational institutions

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AI platform for mechanical parts procurement “meviy” Support program for educational institutions “meviy for education” has started recruiting – English Follows –
~Provide coupons worth up to 100,000 yen! Supporting human resource development to support the future of the manufacturing industry ……
The mechanical parts procurement AI platform “meviy” (service provider: MISUMI Group Headquarters) will begin accepting applications for “meviy for education” in 2024. The program includes providing support groups with coupons worth up to 100,000 yen that can be used when purchasing meviy parts, as well as providing a variety of support for educational institutions, including special meviy courses. In the future, MISUMI will continue to address issues such as the labor shortage due to the separation of young people and the aging of the manufacturing industry, as well as the lack of educational personnel who can pass on technology, and contribute to the development of diverse human resources that will support the future of the
manufacturing industry.
[Image 1: https://prtimes.jp/i/12100/172/resize/d12100-172-27635a01f7db134e7b77-0.jpg&s3=12100-172-e64c9808977ae967c2db465e8cc4b65a-642×321.jpg] Background of “meviy for education” implementation
“meviy for education” aims to develop human resources who will support the future of the manufacturing industry, and is open to educational institutions (school corporations) that take on the challenge of manufacturing. Those who pass the selection can use the program to purchase meviy parts. This is a program that provides support such as providing coupons worth up to 100,000 yen and holding special meviy courses. This program was newly established in 2023*, and due to its popularity, we have decided to implement it again this year. meviy utilizes AI technology to detect areas that cannot be manufactured due to processing based on design data, and has the learning effect of being equipped with a function to present improvement plans, and by simply uploading 3D data. It is used by about 30% of educational institutions nationwide because it allows you to acquire a more practical sense by being able to check prices and delivery dates instantly. This program utilizes this aspect of meviy as an
educational tool, contributing to the development of human resources who will support the future of the manufacturing industry.
*Press release “New establishment of “meviy for Education” support program for educational institutions” (dated June 5, 2023)
 https://www.misumi.co.jp/news/press_230605
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-the purpose-
In order to support students who will be responsible for the manufacturing industry in the future, we offer special programs for educational institutions (school corporations) that take on the challenge of manufacturing.
-Support overview-
・Based on the screening results, we will issue a 90% OFF coupon that can be used when purchasing meviy parts worth up to 100,000 yen per year per organization.
・We are planning to hold a special course on meviy (we will inform the deciding organization separately)
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MISUMI’s manufacturing support activities
Our company is engaged in various manufacturing support activities, including support for students who will be the next generation of manufacturing companies. Click here for details
https://www.misumi.co.jp/csr/index.html
-Our support activities to date-
・MISUMI student manufacturing support
Special site: https://www.misumi.co.jp/st-project/・ Sponsoring the Bipedal Robot Fighting Competition (commonly known as ROBO-ONE)   ROBO-ONE special site: https://www.misumi.co.jp/robo-one/
・ meviy manufacturing small business support
・Activity support for the junior high and high school team “SAKURA Tempesta” at the international robot competition “FIRST(R) Robotics Competition (FRC)”
・Summer vacation manufacturing class
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With meviy, just by uploading the 3D data of mechanical parts, AI will automatically give you an instant quote, and with our unique digital manufacturing system, we can ship it in as little as one day. It is a platform that eliminates inefficiencies in customers’ parts
procurement by reducing over 90% of the work time previously required when procuring mechanical parts. We have won the No. 1 domestic market share for four consecutive years, won the Prime Minister’s Award at the 9th Monodzukuri Nippon Grand Prize, and are highly praised for improving productivity in the manufacturing industry. We are also expanding our service provision overseas, and are providing time value globally through parts procurement DX.
meviy website: https://meviy.misumi-ec.com/
Customer feedback:
https://jp.meviy.misumi-ec.com/info/ja/archives/category/case/user_case/
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What is MISUMI?
We sell mechanical parts, tools, consumables, etc. needed at automation sites to more than 318,000 companies globally (as of March 2024). With a unique business model that combines both a manufacturer with manufacturing capabilities and a trading company that sells other companies’ branded products, and the business infrastructure that supports this model, we are able to achieve “global reliable and quick delivery” and contribute to improving convenience for our customers. . -English Follows-
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meviy, an AI platform for parts procurement,
Now Accepting Applications for “meviy for education”, a Student Program for Educational Institutions
– Offering vouchers of up to 100,000 yen! We encourage those shaping the future of the manufacturing industry –
meviy, an AI-based parts procurement platform powered by MISUMI Group Inc., (hereinafter “MISUMI”), is now accepting applications for “meviy for education” for 2024. This program will offer selected student groups with vouchers of worth up to 100,000 yen for purchasing parts via meviy. In addition, it provides a variety of support services tailored to educational institutions, including a special lecture on meviy. MISUMI continues to contribute to the development of diverse human resources that will build the future of the manufacturing industry by addressing issues such as the shortage of young people in the manufacturing industry, the labor shortage due to the aging of the workforce, and the shortage of
educational personnel to pass on skills.
[Image 5: https://prtimes.jp/i/12100/172/resize/d12100-172-2acbf1f78529b15809fd-4.jpg&s3=12100-172-6de3038fe1869fcdb88fb648831c1644-573×286.jpg] “meviy for education” Background
The purpose of “meviy for education” is to develop the future leaders of the manufacturing industry and is open to educational institutions (school corporations) that foster a relentless pursuit of
manufacturing among students. The program will provide selected student groups with vouchers of worth up to 100,000 yen for purchasing parts via meviy. In addition, it offers a variety of support services tailored to educational institutions, including a special lecture on meviy. “meviy for education” was newly launched in 2023*, and due to its popularity, we are running it again this year. meviy is a parts procurement platform where AI technology not only detects
non-manufacturable components based on uploaded design data, but also provides suggestions for design improvements. meviy provides users with a learning experience and can instantly confirm prices and delivery dates from the uploaded 3D data, allowing users to get a more hands-on feel for the process. With these advantages, meviy is used by about 30% of educational
institutions in Japan, and through “meviy for education,” where meviy is used as an educational tool, we contribute to develop the future leaders of the manufacturing industry.
*Press Release in Japanese, “Establishment of ‘meviy for Education’ Support Program for Educational Institutions” (June 5, 2023) https://www.misumi.co.jp/news/press_230605
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“meviy for education” Program Overview
-Program Objective-
To encourage the students who are the future of the manufacturing industry, we are accepting applications from educational institutions (school corporations) that foster a relentless pursuit of
manufacturing among students. Selected student groups will be offered “meviy for education”.
-Program Overview-
・ Based on the screening results, we will issue a 90% discount voucher of worth up to 100,000 yen per year per student group for purchasing parts via meviy.
・A special lecture on meviy will be held (to be announced separately to the selected student groups.)
[Table 4: https://prtimes.jp/data/corp/12100/table/172_2_2cc74f4dd381e488ce142e7ff4793f86.jpg] Please see our press release below for more information.
https://www.misumi.co.jp/sites/default/files/2024-05/english_press_240603.pdf More details about this release:
https://prtimes.jp/main/html/rd/p/000000172.000012100.html



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