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Nitta Implements Capital Investment Plan With Direct Tie-in to Sales

Nitta Corp. (TYO:5186) is moving forward with a capital investment plan totaling at 4.5 billion yen ($40.38 million) for fiscal 2017, directly linking the investment to company sales. Included in this amount, says President Motonobu Nitta, are remaining funds from fiscal 2016’s budget, as only 3 billion of the allotted 4.8 billion for the year was used. Investment will mainly...

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Nippon System Kaihatsu Releases Latest Version of Rubber Mixing System

Nippon System Kaihatsu Co. Ltd. has released Version 4.3 of its Mixture Design Support System (MDSS), which assists in mixing raw materials for rubber. MDSS is a software that enables consolidated management and sharing of data categorized under material, process, operation flow and evaluation. By adding information to a database and centralizing its management, the software allows users to quickly...

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Dunlop Sports to Shift Golf Ball Sales Focus to Overseas Markets

As the number of people playing golf is on a downward trend globally, the golf market is expected to continue experiencing harsh conditions for some time. Looking at the Japanese market, sales prices dropped due to intensified competition resulting from a market contraction that took place leading up through 2014 and 2015. However, sales prices stopped declining in 2016 and...

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Toyoda Gosei Announces Negative Sales Figures for Fiscal 2016

Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd. (TYO:7282), Toyota Group’s only manufacturer of high-polymer automobile components made from rubber and plastic, has released its business results for the fiscal year ending March 2017. The company saw sales of 755.61 billion yen ($6.63 billion), a year-on-year decrease of 3.4 percent; operating profit was down at 40,675,000,000 yen, a 5-percent decline; ordinary income dropped to...

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Irumagawa Rubber Targets Sales Growth With New Medium-Term Management Plan

Industrial rubber sheet and diaphragm manufacturer Irumagawa Rubber Co. Ltd. launched a new three-year medium-term business plan on April 1. Named NexT 2019, the plan defines what Irumagawa Rubber hopes to be in 2025, says company President Yuki Shimizu, and compiles initiatives to be executed by fiscal 2019 in order to reach that goal. With two missions, sales growth and...

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Sumitomo Riko Develops New, Low-Cost Version of Refleshine Window Film

Sumitomo Riko Co. Ltd. (TYO:5191) has launched Refleshine TW36, a film for heat shielding and insulation that also makes windows stronger. The product marks an advance in materials development. Sumitomo Riko restructured the film to reduce costs while retaining all the advantages. The new Refleshine film maintains protection against glass breakage, heat shielding and insulation, a more pleasant indoor environment...

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