HTV6 Countdown to Launch with Rakon Space Oscillators Inside
6 December 2016
As the clock counts down to the launch of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s (JAXA) sixth H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV), Rakon is proud to continue its long involvement with the space industry. Due to launch this Friday, the HTV6 also known as ‘Kounotori6', will set off on its mission to deliver supplies to the International Space Station (ISS). Rakon’s space oscillators are in the latest JAXA H-II Transfer Vehicle.
RAK HY2017 Preliminary Result Announcement & Investor Presentation
Rakon Limited (RAK) released its preliminary result announcement for the half year ended 30 September 2016 to the market at around 9.00am on Thursday 17 November 2016. This was followed by a presentation by management at 11.00am by teleconference.
The Results Announcement and Investor Presentation are available here:
Download HY17 Rakon Investor Presentation
Rakon Ultra Stable Oscillator on Jason-3 Satellite Helps Deliver Critical Scientific Oceanography Data for Scientists
1 November 2016
As the Jason-3 satellite services switch over from Jason-2 delivering significant ocean circulation and climate change information, global technology company Rakon has been following its journey with interest. The satellite was launched in January this year and contains Rakon’s USO (Ultra Stable Oscillator).
Jason-3 is the fourth mission in a series of satellite missions which measure the height of the ocean’s surface. It continues the two decades of ocean surface topography measurements begun by the TOPEX/Poseidon satellite mission in 1992 and the Jason-1 mission, (launched in 2001) and the currently operating OSTM and Jason-2 missions.
Rakon Hosts Master Class with Leading Lean Expert
20 October 2016
When an opportunity arose last month to host Simply Lean Business Solutions’ Auckland-based event, technology company Rakon embraced it.
Led by renowned Lean Consultant Akinori Hyodo, the two day class used Rakon’s local manufacturing facility to highlight lean principles and techniques in practice – and suggest areas for improvement. Mr. Hyodo has a career spanning 40 years fostering Kaizen and the Toyota Production System (TPS) within Toyota Japan – one of the world’s largest and most successful companies. He is a former manager at one of Toyota’s top manufacturing plants and is President of that plant’s Group Training Facility.