The Weyland-Yutani Corporation is a fictional company in the world of Alien and Predator. It was born in 2030 from the merger of the British corporation Weyland Industries specializes in the terraforming and the Japanese corporation Yutani Corporation specializes in weaponry.
The Weyland Industries was named after
Charles Bishop Weyland, its chairman who appears in the film Alien vs Predator also served as a model for creation of the android "Bishop" appearing in the films Aliens and Alien 3. In the novel "Alien vs. Predator", it is said of "Weyland Industries" that its value is $375 billion, and in 2020 it was supposed to be the first company to build a base on the moon.
The Yutani Corporation was named after its CEO
Ms. Yutani. In the film Alien vs Predator: Requiem, the company acquires a
Yautja plasma caster from the
hunter Wolf which will allow a breakthrough in weapons in the future for the company.