Partnership to leverage AI & ML based Intelligent Document Processing (IDP) and RPA to drive digital transformation for customers in Japan

Tokyo, 19 Dec 22

SBI AntWorks Asia K.K. (headquartered in Minato-ku, Tokyo and led by Hiroaki Yokoyama, VP, Sales and Operations; hereinafter “SBI AntWorks”), which promotes and sells Intelligent Automation solutions for the Japanese market, and NEC Corporation (headquartered in Minatoku, Tokyo and led by Takayuki Morita, President and CEO; hereinafter “NEC”) are to partner in the sale and implementation of SBI AntWorks’ QueenBOT RPA, Process Discovery as well as the CMR+ Intelligent Document Processing platform.

NEC has been driving Digital Transformation (DX) and Business Process Automation across a wide range of organizations by capitalizing on its cutting-edge ICT experience, and is one of earliest adopters of RPA solutions in Japan.
AntWorks’ integrated automation portfolio for the Japanese market comprises of QueenBOT RPA and Intelligent Document Processing platform “Cognitive Machine Reading+”(CMR+), which are all powered by proprietary AI. The products aim at understanding challenges within enterprise processes, digitizing legacy systems with RPA-based automation, and unlocking information from documents.

SBI AntWorks and NEC agreed on the partnership as NEC was seeking to introduce integrated automation to small and mid-sized companies and to the Public Sector in Japan. Furthermore, with this partnership, NEC also aims to expand its product portfolio of DX solutions in support of customers across a wide range of business segments.
Naoki Hashitani, Senior Vice President, NEC Corporation, said, “We are very pleased to partner with SBI AntWorks as we begin to offer their QueenBOT RPA as part of NEC’s RPA solutions for accelerating customers’ process automation initiatives. NEC helps customers to achieve optimal business outcomes and increase employee engagement through smart work and we believe this partnership will make important contributions to that goal.” 

AntWorks solutions have been recognized for industry leadership in various analyst evaluations and have been adopted by numerous Fortune 500 clients. Contact the company at to empower your enterprise by automating complex business processes end-to-end.

SBI AntWorks Asia K.K. AntWorks Pte. Ltd. was established in Singapore in 2015 and with SBI Holdings as a principal investor. AntWorks was ranked a leader in ISG Provider Lens for IDP 2022. SBI AntWorks Asia K.K. promotes AntWorks’ solutions mainly in the Japan market. SBI AntWorks Asia K.K. is a joint venture company between AntWorks and SBI Neo Financial Services K.K.