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Company Overview

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September 08, 2021

Company Overview



September 08, 2021


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  2. Studied electrical engineering at Stanford University. After four years of

    building data processing systems at Lockheed Martin Corporation in coordination with NASA and JAXA, Aki joined Apple to work on mobile products including the iPhone. Later on, he worked as a senior engineer on the development of embedded products such as the AirPods. Co-founded CADDi Inc. in late 2017. 2 Co-founder & CTO Aki Kobashi
  3. AGENDA 3 ABOUT CADDi Mission Market Services Features ABOUT TECH

    What We Develop Organization & Culture Development Environment Work Style Members RECRUITING Open Positions Required Skills
  4. ABOUT

  5. 5 MISSION Unleash the potential of manufacturing

  6. 6 MARKET Procurement NO innovation Manufacturing Distribution Design CAD/CAE Automation

    and robotization AI and big data Gross production volume in Japan: 1.8 trillion USD 1.2 trillion USD The procurement market has had very little innovation in the last century.
  7. 7 MARKET DETAILS (1) Procurement Cost 120trillion JPY High-Mix Low-Volume

    40trillion JPY Processed Goods 4trillion JPY * High-mix low-volume only Over a third of the 30,000 components of an electric train car are custom fabricated metal parts. Electrical items Interior linings & window frames Doors Seats Lighting Sanitary equipment frames Trucks A/C enclosures Total Value Examples of processed goods
  8. 8 MARKET DETAILS (2) Semiconductor manufacturing equipment FPD manufacturing equipment

    Food machinery Packaging machinery Pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment CADDi is involved in delivering equipment to manufacture familiar everyday products Rice ball maker water bottle labeling machine EV battery manufacturing equipment Smartphone LCD manufacturing equipment Processed food manufacturing Bookbinding machinery Printers Chemical equipment Injection molding equipment Machining tools Inspection equipment Railway equipment Automobile manufacturing lines Analytical equipment Testing equipment
  9. 9 MARKET ISSUES The complex multiple-tier structure makes the market

    structure unbalanced. The contractor side of the market is mostly comprised of SMEs in highly-varied specialized areas. Clients Contractors No. of drawings procured per day Contract rate Loss-maker rate Approx. 400 Approx. 20% Heavy price negotiation Customer Dependency Tier 1 Tier 2: 100 contractors contractor 1 Tier 3: 1,000 contractors Tier 4: 5,000 contractors Tier 5: 10,000 contractors # Employees Less than 10 10-19 # Employees Metal fabricators in Japan 40,000 companies

  11. 11 SERVICE FEATURES CADDi strives to create a world that

    can realize each manufacturer’s strength to create a flat, non-hierarchical relationship between customers and manufacturers. Matching only Matching only reduces costs for finding a manufacturer, but not costs associated with negotiation and supervision. Semi-fabless manufacturer Able to reducing transaction costs for customers and manufacturers by mediating the transaction itself Mechanical drawing data 2 ・Reduced labor in procurement ・Cost savings ・Stable prices and delivery times Customers ・No estimation ・Logical costing ・Stable sales Optimized purchasing and manufacturing Automatic cost estimation algorithm 1 Inspection, quality assurance, and product delivery 3 CADDi Manufacturers MERIT MERIT
  12. 12 SERVICE HISTORY Plates Materia l procure ment Machining Structural

    frames Switch boards Assembly and Wiring Piping Press work Casting Injection molding Purchase 2017 2021~ Whole units Whole plants CADDi started out addressing the sheet-metal fabrication market, but has expanded to include machined parts, and more recently complete sets of equipment and large plant facilities.
  13. 13 PLATFORM & PRODUCTS The development of software solutions to

    manage and utilize information that has traditionally been exchanged via methods such as fax and postal services. Manufacturing platform Cost estimation Supply chain management Mechanical drawing management Data exchange with partners
  14. 14 TO THE FUTURE Plates Machining Frames Assembly Casting Injection

    molding Forging Product expansion Industrial machinery Chemical machinery and plants Medical machinery and aerospace Current stage Construction machinery ・・・ ・・・ High-Mix Low-Volume Medium-Scale Production Industry expansion ・ ・ ・ ・ To support growth as we continue to expand the scope of our services, we will need more technical expertise than ever before.
  15. 15 TO BE A GLOBAL PLATFORM We strive to expand

    the scope of our services around our ordering platform, and build a platform that can deliver value across the globe. Drawing 3D data conversion Automatic estimation system Finance CAD design optimizati on Drawing and BOM manageme nt   ERP and accounting Web CAD CAM Material procure- ment Real-time ordering Production and delivery management Overseas procurement and distribution Catalog raw material procurement Smart factory and IoT Catalog part procurement Project management Logistics optimization Used machinery sales Ordering Global Platform

  17. 17 Software Development Teams Manufacturing cost estimation Development of web

    applications, supporting algorithms, and data pipelines for manufacturing cost estimation. Supply chain management Development of applications that incorporate knowledge of manufacturing processes, along with the intricacies of accounting required in a highly dynamic supply chain. Computer vision R&D Development of new image processing algorithms in the manufacturing space such as structural decomposition and feature extraction in the domain of mechanical drawings. Data exchange with manufacturing partners Development of a comprehensive suite of data exchange systems to reduce human cognitive overhead in handling estimates, purchase orders, and mechanical drawings. More to come!
  18. 18 Cost estimation system Customize manufacturing assumptions per customer

  19. 19 Supply chain management system Supply chain visualization Selection of

  20. 20 Data exchange with manufacturing partners Entry of partner response

    with capacity estimates
  21. 21 TECHNOLOGY STACK Selection of technologies to increase developer productivity

    (e.g. utilizing statically typed languages) FRONTEND ・React ・TypeScript ・Styled-Components ・Next.js ・Storybook ・Jest ・Lerna ・Apollo Client BFF ・TypeScript ・Node.js ・NestJS (Express) ・Apollo Server BACKEND ・Rust ・diesel ・tonic ・Kotlin ・Micronaut ALGORITHM ・Rust ・Python ・OpenCV ・PyTorch ・GCP Dataflow ・Web Assembly GraphQL gRPC Infrastructure GCP, Docker, Kubernetes, BigQuery, Redash, Cloudflare, Datadog, MixPanel Event Bus Cloud PubSub, RabbitMQ DevOps GitHub, CircleCI, ArgoCD, Kustomize

  23. 23 ATMOSPHERE Rust Swag STUDDi: Internal meetups Tech Blog CADDi

    BAR ? ? ? Office * Photos taken between 2019 – Feb. 2020.
  24. 24 COMMUNICATION We utilize various communication platforms to share knowledge,

    and allow for cross-functional teamwork.
  25. 25 OFFICE * Photos taken between 2019 – Feb. 2020.

  26. 26 EVENTS Rust.Tokyo ML@Loft #10. Edge Deep Learning

  27. 27 BENEFITS Policies - Holidays National holidays, year-end and New

    Years, summer vacation, annual paid leave, congratulation or bereavement leave - Commuting expense reimbursement - Childcare allowance - Marriage and childbirth leaves - Remote work Healthcare - Annual medical checkups and gynecological exams - Flu vaccinations - Drug store and convenience store in the office Engagement - Weekly all-hands meetings - Shuffle lunches - Monozukuri experiences - CADDi Award Systems - Full book purchase expenses covered - Language study support - PC and display(s) of desired specifications - Personal-use server cost reimbursement

  29. Studied electrical engineering at Stanford University. After four years of

    building satellite data processing systems at Lockheed Martin Corporation in coordination with NASA and JAXA, Aki joined Apple to work on mobile products including the iPhone. Later on, he worked as a senior engineer on the development of embedded products such as AirPods. Co-founded CADDi Inc. in late 2017. 29 Co-founder & CTO Aki Kobashi
  30. 30 Backend Engineer Ryohei Hazama Started his career at a

    software integrator after graduating college. In 2011, Ryohei Joined CyberAgent and served as a lead engineer on the smartphone platform development team. From 2015, he was responsible for the backend infrastructure of a payment system at Coiney. He then assumed the role of engineering manager in 2016. Ryohei joined CADDi in September 2018, and currently oversees the manufacturing cost estimation software team. Algorithm Engineer Yuichiro Terada As a new grad, Yuichiro joined a 3D mechanical CAD software provider. To further his experience in C#, he transferred to a subsidiary, after which he followed his manager to a new company to build upon the foundations they had built together. He joined CADDi’s algorithms team in October 2019, drawn by the combination of operational excellence and cutting edge software development. Currently, Yuichiro leads the computer vision R&D team.
  31. 31 Backend Engineer Taisuke Kuwana Entered DMM.com LLC in 2015

    as a new graduate, working on the common infrastructure systems team as a web director, responsible for requirement definition and project management. Feeling the desire for an in depth understanding of engineering, he changed careers to a backend engineer working on the company's review system. In August 2019, he joined CADDi, attracted by its diverse engineers, and potential to learn. He is currently involved with both backend and infrastructure for CADDi’s supply chain management system. Frontend Engineer Tatsushi Kiryu Tatsushi started his career at a software integrator, where he engaged in development of enterprise software. Later, he joined a development contractor with strengths in UI/UX out of his interest in frontend web development. and led overall frontend web development at the company. Several years later, he moved to a UI component vendor where he developed commercial reusable UI components, while also engaging clients through technical consulting. He came across CADDi when he found himself desiring to contribute to society in a more direct manner and joined CADDi in October 2019.
  32. 32 Backend Engineer Norisuke Takafuji Norisuke was involved in the

    overall software development and project management processes at an affiliate of a public company, gaining experience in various management methodologies. He joined minma, Inc., to take on a leadership position overhauling its operational systems. He joined CADDi in February 2019, bringing order to the chaotic early days of CADDi’s software team. Norisuke is currently responsible for the technical architecture for all aspects of CADDi’s supply chain management system. Platform Engineer Keiichi Yamada After starting his career at a software integrator, Keiichi joined COLOPL, Inc. to refine his engineering skills. He was involved in the development of more than 10 game titles as a backend engineer, and gained experiences in leading and managing a development team. He joined CADDi in September 2019 to take on challenges in new engineering fields and contribute to society through his work in a workplace where engineers and business operators work closely together. He currently works cross functionally on the platform engineering team to ensure developers are able to do their work well.
  33. 33 Backend Engineer Yusuke Takahashi After university, worked at a

    CAE vendor on sheet metal forming simulation software. geometric computation for 3D mesh models. Yusuke joined CADDi in May 2019, intrigued by the opportunities for growth and the plethora of interesting projects. He has been involved in the development of CAD analysis algorithms for sheet metal fabrication, as well as metal machining. He currently works on backend APIs, and the cost estimation algorithms that run behind them. Frontend Engineer Ken Ogura While absorbed in algorithm research during his university days, he encountered CADDi through a programming competition, eventually joining as an intern in March 2019 to learn modern software engineering skills. He went on to join CADDi as a full-time employee after graduating from his master’s program in 2021, attracted by the management’s prowess. Armed with a background in mathematics along with a year of backend development experience, Ken works across the software stack. Recently he has been focusing on modern frontend development.

  35. 35 OPEN POSITIONS Backend engineer Frontend engineer SRE Engineering manager

    Data scientist Algorithm engineer Computer vision engineer Machine learning engineer Data engineer Product manager For details, please visit: https://caddi-careers.studio.site/listing#tech-div
  36. CONTACT Interested in cutting edge technology? Want to get involved

    in manufacturing and logistics? Drop us a note! If you are interested in an opportunity with CADDi, please don't hesitate to contact us by email or the contact form. OR recruiting@caddi.jp https://bit.ly/3wbiKAa @CaddiTech https://caddi.tech https://caddi.rs TECH BLOG RECRUIT SITE