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Sanyo Trading Corporation Partners with Plug and Play Mobility


SUNNYVALE, Calif. March 23, 2022 — Sanyo Trading Corporation announced today a new partnership with Plug and Play, a global innovation platform. They will now take part in Plug and Play’s Mobility program operating in both Silicon Valley and Detroit.

Through this partnership, Sanyo Trading Corporation will gain access to Plug and Play’s network of over 40,000 startups and take a leading role in working with these startups on potential pilot projects and POCs. This engagement is a new initiative to support the ongoing Sanyo Corporate VISION 2023 long term management plan.

“At Plug and Play, we are excited to have Sanyo Trading join our platform,” said Johannes Rott, Senior Director of Corporate Partnerships at Plug and Play. “Having partners like Sanyo Trading provides Plug and Play with the opportunity to collaborate with a leading industry supplier in the mobility space. Through this partnership, we will continue to build a strong, open innovation platform, connecting the mobility ecosystem from our two U.S. mobility offices in Detroit and Silicon Valley with Sanyo Trading and their global team.”

Sanyo Trading Corporation challenges themselves continuously to find the innovative solutions for Plug and Play’s business fields: Mobility, Fine chemicals, Sustainability and Life Sciences. Through their services, Sanyo Trading will support their partners through Plug and Play’s experiences in these markets, along with competitive market insights and strong connections to Japanese based customers. Furthermore, Plug and Play will support startup introductions to align with Sanyo’s mission statement and goals for continued global growth for both parties’ partners and customers.

For more information on how to get involved, visit: www.pnptc.com/mobility.

About Sanyo Trading Corporation

For more than 70 years, Sanyo Trading Co., Ltd has focused on supporting industry in Japan through the import, technical management and sale of a wide range of high-quality raw materials, machinery and automotive components. Since our establishment in 1947, we have helped to develop industries and to improve people’s lives both in Japan and internationally, driven by a commitment to reliability and enterprise, and by an open and vibrant corporate culture.

For more information, please visit: https://www.sanyo-trading.co.jp/english/.

About Plug and Play

Plug and Play is the leading innovation platform, connecting startups, corporations, venture capital firms, universities, and government agencies. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, we're present in 35+ locations across 5 continents. We offer corporate innovation programs and help our corporate partners in every stage of their innovation journey, from education to execution. We also organize startup acceleration programs and have built an in-house VC to drive innovation across multiple industries where we've invested in hundreds of successful companies including Dropbox, Guardant Health, Honey, Lending Club, N26, PayPal, and Rappi.

For more information, visit https://www.plugandplaytechcenter.com/.