Ficosa and Ichikoh Industries, Ltd. one of the main automotive suppliers in Japan will make a global alliance in the automotive mirror business. The objective of this alliance is to provide better service to their clients by undertaking joint actions on a worldwide basis. The alliance of Ficosa and Ichikoh will form the world’s largest supplier of automotive mirrors. Ficosa-Ichikoh will have a leading presence in North America (United States, Mexico and Canada), South America, South Africa, and also Asia. The footprint in Asia is considered to be especially important by the alliance given its emerging importance on the world stage, as Asia is expected to account for 50% of the worldwide automotive production in 2014.