Editorial Policy
  The first issue of "Journal of SME Japan" had been published when the 50th
year anniversary of SME Tokyo Chapter was held Nov.2012. We will try to post
as many articles as possible in this journal.

   A Japanese traditional journal tends to be specialized in academic aspects.
 Interesting studies on manufacturing technology are scarce, and therefore it
could not attract people's attention on the industrial front.

   To differentiate our journal from the existing ones that focus on academic
studies,  we will focus on the articles with industrial importance. Our journal is
issued in English to let the people in the rest of the world appear our studies.
It is unpredictable how many and what level of articles would be posted in our
journal, but we would highly appreciate your great support to our meaningful