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Okamoto Moves to Establish New Chinese Plant for Automotive Interior Materials

Okamoto Industries Inc. (TYO:5122) is set to establish a new plant for the production of automotive interior materials in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Operated by a new subsidiary named Okamoto Manufacturing Wuhan Co. Ltd., the new plant is set to see construction begin this May and finish in December. The Wuhan plant will give Okamoto a third production base for...

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Denka Releases Video Showcasing Company Efforts to Supply Ingredients for Antiviral Drug Avigan

Denka Co. Ltd. (TYO:4061) has released an approximately eight-minute video documenting its project to supply diethyl malonate for use in Avigan, an antiviral drug being touted as a potential treatment for COVID-19. The video has been made available on the company’s website. The video brings to life the story of how Denka, responding to a government request, managed to get...

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Inoac Makes Single-Piece Mask With Integrated Strap Available Online

Inoac Corp. has made its patent-pending, strap-integrated Kake mask available for purchase online through the company’s Inoac Net Shop and its Inoac Living platform on Rakuten. Made of layered polyurethane and fabric and featuring a neck strap, the product’s single-piece design integrates a strap by which the mask can hang from the neck, obviating the need to purchase a lanyard...

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Yokohama Rubber Launches Durable, Weather-Resistant New Sealant for Use in Buildings

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) recently announced that it has launched sales of a new two-component silylated acrylate sealant. Named Hamatite SC-SA2/Evomax, the product hit the market earlier this month. Exceling at both weather resistance and durability, the new sealant can be used in a wide range of applications, including not only around windows but also on the joints of...

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Bando Chemical Launches Transparent PVC Film for Preventing Droplet Infection

Bando Chemical Industries Ltd. (TYO:5195) has launched a transparent film for preventing droplet infection. This is being offered as a new product under the company’s Vinyban series of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) films, which provide good performance in a wide range of applications. The PVC film can be easily installed in various places where people interact face-to-face, including service desks, supermarkets,...

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Bando Chemical Subsidiary to Launch New Tool Changer Product With Wide Range of Uses

Bando Chemical Industries Ltd. (TYO:5195) subsidiary BL Autotec Ltd. has launched the FlexR-25 as a new product under its BL Quick-Change series of tool changers. The FlexR-25 can be used for a wide range of applications, including the assembly, deburring, grinding, machine tool handling and cleaning processes. Making use of the ball-lock-based attachment and detachment mechanism inherent to the broader...

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