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Inoac Launches Standalone Sales for Mask Filters

Inoac Corp. has moved to expand its range of offerings in the market for polyurethane masks. Having already been selling full masks here as domestically produced products, the company recently also launched standalone sales for filter sheets to be used in these masks. Inoac’s masks are seamless polyurethane products that can be hand-washed and reused numerous times. In terms of...

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Inoac Launches Online Sales for Polyurethane Masks as Coronavirus Drives Shortages

Inoac Corp. launched sales on April 17 of a face mask with a washable polymer body, offering this as a way to help alleviate the nationwide shortage of masks caused by the spread of COVID-19. The major rubber and polyurethane foam products manufacturer is conducting sales through the online shop of subsidiary Inoac Living Co. Ltd., though these have been...

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Towa Corporation Likely to Resume Operations at Glove Plants in Bangladesh and Malaysia

Glove manufacturer Towa Corporation Ltd. is likely to resume operations at its plants in Bangladesh and Malaysia. Operations at both plants have been suspended in accordance with the restrictions and measures that both countries have implemented. A company spokesperson said that, depending on the situation, the plants could either resume operations before April 14 or remain shut down for a...

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Bridgestone Launches Production of Basic Masks

Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108) has started working alongside a pair of subsidiaries to manufacture simple masks amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The setup here is for Bridgestone Chemitech Co. Ltd. to produce polyurethane, with Bridgestone Diversified Chemical Products Co. Ltd. then processing this into masks. Bridgestone is basing its work here upon expertise it has built up since 2017, when it...

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Kohshin Rubber Launches Line of Ultraman-Themed Shoes, Clothing and More

Kohshin Rubber Co. Ltd. on March 18 launched a series of new products based on the Ultra franchise, including Ultraman, Ultra Seven and the various monsters appearing in the franchise. Products offered here include safety sneakers, stretch hoodies, stretch pants, rubber boots, rain jackets, backpacks and tote bags. Hitting the market as a new work brand, this Ultraman line uses...

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Fuji Latex Posts Decline to Sales, Profits Despite Strong Performance for New Condom Line

Fuji Latex Co. Ltd. (TYO:5199) recently posted its business results for April–December 2019, showing a drop in both sales and profits. The company’s sales for the three quarters came to 5.42 billion yen ($49.34 million) for a 14.1 percent year-on-year drop, while operating profit was down 95.6 percent to 22 million yen, ordinary profit was down 94.3 percent to 27...

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