Part of the visit of His Excellency Makoto Ito took place in the territory of OPTIX Co. The Ambassador had the opportunity to get acquainted with the real working process in the company and expressed his admiration to the organizational structure and rules which govern all corporate activity. He expressed particular admiration of the highest class demonstrated products – thermal sight, night vision goggles and binocular. The ambassador Ito examined the capacity of the joint venture company Schölly-OPTIX, where he saw the last generation in the world endoscopic devices. Joint projects with Japan are forthcoming, and visits of comparable rank allow Bulgaria and in particular Panagyurishte to do world-class business. Business, which consists of many young and ambitious people who are given the opportunity to develop their potential in a very dynamic, creative and friendly working environment where the most important things are the security and personal satisfaction of employees.