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Nitta Breaks Ground on New Production Building for Namd CNT–CF Compounding

Nitta Corp. (TYO:5186) recently held a ceremony to mark the start of construction for an eighth building at its Nara Plant. Construction of the new building is set to be finished by the end of March 2023 for a total cost of 650 million yen ($4.81 million), with operations then beginning in June. The building will be used for production...

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Mitsuboshi Belting Reports Double-Digit FY2021 Sales Growth

Mitsuboshi Belting Ltd. (TYO:5192) has reported increases to both sales and profits for the fiscal year through March 2022. Sales increased 15.4 percent from the previous year to 74.87 billion yen ($580 million), while operating income increased 53.8 percent to 7.64 billion yen. The company noted that business began to recover gradually during the second half of fiscal 2020, with...

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New Bando Conveyor Belt Offers High Detachability, Slideability

Bando Chemical has launched sales of a non-adhesive belt for food product use that it has named Mr. Silky Coat, a new addition to its Sunline Belt lineup of light-duty conveyor belts. The use of the hybrid material in which the belt surface is impregnated with silicone-modified polyurethane gives the belt a surface for transporting materials that is high in...

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Toyoda Gosei to Expand Seto Plant, Boosting Production for Automotive Interior and Exterior Products

Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd. (TYO:7282) has announced plans to expand its Seto Plant, which manufactures products for automotive interiors and exteriors in Seto, Aichi. By expanding this plant – which is located near the company’s main customer in Japan – it will be possible to install new facilities, allowing in turn for more efficient manufacturing and improved competitiveness. The land...

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Toyoda Gosei to Expand Seto Plant, Boosting Production for Automotive Interior and Exterior Products

Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd. (TYO:7282) has announced plans to expand its Seto Plant, which manufactures products for automotive interiors and exteriors in Seto, Aichi. By expanding this plant – which is located near the company’s main customer in Japan – it will be possible to install new facilities, allowing in turn for more efficient manufacturing and improved competitiveness. The land...

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Bridgestone Set to Launch Water-Repellent Golf Balls

Bridgestone Corp.’s (TYO:5108) golf business is planning an April 15 launch for the Tour B JGR Splash, a golf ball with new functionality. The ball takes the design of the existing Tour B JGR – which has met with good reviews for its role in maximizing the carry of amateur golfers – and adds the benefit of water repellency. While...

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