Feb 26, 2014
Suburban city in winter
This is Kumagaya with a population of 200,000 in the northern part in Saitama Prefecture.
The Japan Times
Frozen ideas slow snow response
Despite the record amounts of snow dumped chiefly over eastern Japan in the past several days, no emergency warnings were issued by the Meteorological Agency as it stuck rigidly to criteria it set last year, prompting an expert to urge the agency to be more flexible.
HITACHI Upgrades Flagship Sigma G5 Mounter to G5S; Faster, More Accurate, More Capability
KUMAGAYA, JAPAN The Hitachi Sigma G5 modular mounter has now been upgraded and enhanced to become the G5S mounter, the company has announced.