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JRMA President Discusses Recent Activities; Plans to Standardize High-Pressure Hoses for Hydrogen Stations

Ikuji Ikeda, president of the Japan Rubber Manufacturers Association (JRMA) and chairman of Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110), spoke recently about just what the JRMA has been up to of late. For one, he noted how a centerpiece of the association’s activities last year was getting the manufacture of rubber products added as an occupation type under Japan’s Technical Intern...

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TOYO TIRE Donates $50,000 Toward Recovery in Tornado-Stricken US Region

Toyo Tire Corp. (TYO:5105) recently donated $50,000 to areas of the southern and midwestern U.S. stricken by massive tornadoes. Administered through the Warren County Public Schools Disaster Relief Fund for Families, the donation is aimed at offering sympathy to the victims and helping with recovery and reconstruction efforts for the affected areas. A spokesperson for Toyo Tires offered prayerful wishes...

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Sumitomo Riko Supports Sleep Analysis With Piezoelectric Sensor for Measuring Vital Data

Sumitomo Riko Co. Ltd. (TYO:5191) has seen its Monilife vital data monitoring equipment picked up for use in 9H Sleep Fitscan, a sleep analysis service offered by Tokyo-based capsule hotel operator Nine Hours Inc. The service launched in early December at a capsule hotel operated by Nine Hours in Tokyo. Monilife takes the form of a piezoelectric sensor based on...

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Toyoda Gosei Runs Wheelchair Repair Workshop

Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd. (TYO:7282) has held a wheelchair repair workshop at the Iwate Prefectural Miyako Commercial and Technical High School. This comes as part of the company’s broader initiative to support restoration efforts in East Japan following the Great East Japan Earthquake. Toyoda Gosei’s Wheelchair Doctors, a group of company employees acting as volunteers, have been providing this workshop...

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Bridgestone to Acquire Turkish Provider of Fleet Management Services

Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108) recently announced that Turkish affiliate Brisa Bridgestone Sabanci Tyre Manufacturing and Trading Inc. has formed an agreement to acquire an 88.89 percent stake in Arvento Mobile Systems, a digital fleet solutions provider that offers fleet management services to customers in the likes of Turkey and the Middle East. The base price for this acquisition has been set...

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Sumitomo Riko Supports Sleep Analysis With Piezoelectric Sensor for Measuring Vital Data

Sumitomo Riko Co. Ltd. (TYO:5191) has seen its Monilife vital data monitoring equipment picked up for use in 9H Sleep Fitscan, a sleep analysis service offered by Tokyo-based capsule hotel operator Nine Hours Inc. The service launched earlier this month at a capsule hotel operated by Nine Hours in Tokyo. Monilife takes the form of a piezoelectric sensor based on...

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