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Nitta Celebrates 134th Anniversary, Looks to Capitalize on a Changing Society

Nitta Corp. (TYO:5186), a major manufacturer of industrial-use rubber and resin products, celebrated its 134th anniversary on March 18 with ceremonies at its Osaka Head Office and its Nara Plant. Speaking on the day, President Motonobu Nitta said that his company has sought to create new value by expanding its range of operations outside of the existing Nitta family business...

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Carbon Black Association Points to International Competition at 70th Anniversary Event

Japan’s Carbon Black Association held its 21st annual convention on Oct. 9, commemorating the association’s 70th anniversary since its 1948 establishment and providing discussion on issues in the industry. Speaking at the event, Hajime Nagasaka – head of the Carbon Black Association and President at Tokai Carbon Co. Ltd. (TYO:5301) – commented on the competitive environment currently facing the industry...

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Rubber Organization SRIJ Holds Major Ceremony for 90th Anniversary

The Society of Rubber Science and Technology, Japan (SRIJ) held its 90th anniversary ceremony alongside commemorative speeches on May 31. With 400–500 attendees participating in a series of events between May 30 and June 1, the ceremony was a major event. Speaking at the ceremony, SRIJ President Toshikazu Takata – also a professor at the Tokyo Institute of Technology –...

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Yokohama Rubber Chairman Speaks at Company’s 100th Anniversary Ceremony

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) held a special ceremony on Oct. 13 to commemorate and express its gratitude for 100 years in business. A total of 660 people, including business partners and customers, attended the ceremony and congratulated Yokohama Rubber on the achievement. Speaking at the event, Yokohama Rubber Chairman Tadanobu Nagumo looked back on the handful of visionaries that...

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Bridgestone Marks 50th Anniversary of Thai Operation Amid Expansion Plans

Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108) marked the 50th anniversary of its corporate group activity in Thailand with a commemorative ceremony in Bangkok. The ceremony was attended by special guests such as Thailand’s Minister of Science and Technology Achaka and Thai Board of Investment Secretary General Hirunya, as well as local business partners. Attendees from Bridgestone group included CEO Masaaki Tsuya, COO Kazuhisa...

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Kyowa’s Transparent Rubber Bands Reach 100-Year Milestone

Osaka-based manufacturer Kyowa Ltd. is this year celebrating the 100-year anniversary of its transparent rubber band, developed by company founder Hirozo Nishijima. After formulating the bands in 1917, Nishijima went on to start Kyowa in 1923, aiming to manufacture and sell bicycle tire tubes and rubber bands. In early 20th-century Japan, banknotes were often held together using pieces of bicycle...

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