Yasamura Artificial Environments Corporation
The most successful of the Sakawa hyperturing subsidiaries of the Federation period, Yasamura Artificial Environments Corporation was one of the first corporations that developed standard terraforming equipment and procedures; including nanites and large bioreactors.

YAEC worked on many early-interstellar colonies including several Eridanus League worlds and the Ruham Pact colonies. They eventually tried to market terraforming 'packages', which was an idea at least a thousand years ahead of its time. Unfortunately, the new environments were rather tenuous and decayed easily; as the colonies developed and populations grew, more sophisticated techniques had to be used to supplant the YAEC tech.

YAEC eventually was bought out and broken up into components by its more successful competitors, including Birnam Ecotech and Adaptive Nanosystems.
 
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Text by Aaron Hamilton

Initially published on 31 July 2000.