Why oh why can't Finnish hotels put thick curtains up to keep out the light? The answer is that local inhabitants and visitors who have stayed any length of time get used to the summer light blazing into the room at 3am.
Another perfect summers day and its off to the MEMS maker VTI Technologies Oy recently acquired by Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd. My taxi driver does a double take. "I am sure it used to be here," he says. It's ok It's the first day of the official name change to Murata Electronics Oy
Murata's Vantaa wafer fab for the production of MEMS components
Inside the building president Tsuneo Murata was addressing the workforce on the first day under the new name. I was able to conduct an interview which I wrote up as Murata wants to build from MEMS to Internet of Things. I also met another member of the Murata family.
Murata-boy in Murata's Vantaa dining room doing his balancing on bicycle trick