Yachiyo Engineering Co., Ltd.
Founded in 1963, Yachiyo Engineering Co., Ltd. (YEC) is a firm consulting engineers, planners, architects and specialists operating throughout the world.
YEC's areas of expertise now cover infrastructure development, environmental improvement, institutional building, human resources capacity development and other similar subjects.
The company implement projects relating to water supply (underground water development, the construction of dams and water & sewage facilities), hygiene activities (waste management planning), efforts to narrow disparities in regional societies (regional electrification projects, communication network construction, construction, maintenance and management of schools, and traffic infrastructure development), disaster prevention and control tasks (countermeasures against volcanoes and tsunamis, and assistance in the rehabilitation & reconstruction of local communities after damage caused by natural disaster and war), and much more.
The company not only provide services relating to worldwide concerns, such as global warming, that aim to preserve the natural environment and prevent disasters, the company also aims to provide educational assistance that aims to fundamentally solve issues such as infectious disease, population levels, food resources, disputes and gender equality.
YEC maintains a permanent staff of over 861 professional engineers / architects, planners, economists, operation and management specialists, science and technology specialists, and administration and support staff. To date YEC has actively participated in numerous and diverse projects not only in Japan but also in about 110 countries around the world. Services are offered in every phase of project development from planning and feasibility study through preliminary and detailed design to construction supervision, operation training and procurement services.
To enhance the efficiency of its worldwide operations, YEC currently maintains overseas offices in countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, India, Egypt, Brazil, and Oman. Each office operates as a strong local center, providing close client communication in addition to design services.
YEC's state-of-the-art technology is the product of independent research and development efforts extending across the total range of engineering disciplines. YEC not only provides these services to its clients, but also cooperates in the transfer of such technology to local counterparts.
YEC's main client base in Japan includes the Ministry of Construction and other central ministries and agencies, local municipalities and public corporations, including the Japan Highway Public Corporation.