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Midori Anzen Develops New Plant-Based Polyester Work Gloves

Midori Anzen Co. Ltd. has added a new product to its Plantex Glove series of work gloves made from plant-based polyester. Designed for use in the logistics industry, the natural rubber gloves feature a new non-slip grip and have an unlined back. In the Plantex Glove series, at least 80 percent of each product by weight is made from Ecodear...

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Gates Unitta Asia Forecasts Full-Year Rise in Revenue and Profit Driven by China and Japan

Gates Unitta Asia Co. VP Shuji Miyamoto expects his firm to end this fiscal year with increases in both revenue and profit. Speaking to Japan Rubber Weekly, Miyamoto said that China and Japan were the main drivers of this growth during the first half of this year, and no significant slackening is anticipated for the second half. Looking at the...

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Yoshino Rubber Industrial Holds Training on Conveyer Operation, Maintenance and Safety

Conveyer belt system manufacturer Yoshino Rubber Industrial Co. Ltd. is holding regularly scheduled conveyor belt training. The training is for workers at other companies involved in the operation and repair of water and sewage equipment. It offers information on how to handle, maintain and ensure the safety of conveyer belts. The training is comprised of two parts. One is on...

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Nishikawa Rubber’s Q1 Revenue and Profit Rise Alongside Automobile Production Volume

Nishikawa Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5161) has reported 22.1 billion yen ($200.34 million) in sales, up 2.3 percent year-over-year, and 1.96 billion yen in operating profit, up 9.8 percent, for the first quarter of the fiscal year ending March 2018. Ordinary profit for the quarter increased 34.5 percent to 2.66 billion yen, while net profit was 1.91 billion yen, contrasting a...

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Food Industry Snaps Up Heat-Resistant Totaku Hose

Totaku Industries Inc. is seeing strong sales for its heat- and water-resistant TAC Eco Line hose. Able to withstand temperatures of 100 degrees Celsius for sustained periods, the hose can be used for hot-water washing. This makes it particularly useful for the food industry, where sanitary control is essential. The new hose features an upgraded resistance to pressure while still...

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Forbo Siegling Japan Enjoys Brisk Sales of Plastic Belts for Food Products

Forbo Siegling Japan Ltd. is enjoying brisk sales from plastic belts for food products. Forbo Siegling’s leading product line in this category its Prosan series of fully sealed belts that are hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP) compliant. Developed for Japan, the belts have been available since 2015. The Prosan series is one of the Forbo Siegling Group’s most...

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