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Yokohama Rubber Becomes First Tire Manufacturer to Win Award From Environment Minister

The Hokkaido Plant of Yokohama Tire Retread Co. Ltd. – itself a group company of Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) – has become the first tire manufacturer to receive an award for excellence in 3R activities. This comes as part of a broader set of annual awards sponsored by Japan’s Ministry of the Environment in recognition of those who have...

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Bridgestone Wins Good Design Award for Corporate Font

Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108) recently announced its inclusion among this year’s Good Design Award winners for a corporate font created by the auto and truck parts manufacturer. Developed to express the brand identity of this multinational company, Bridgestone Type is a proprietary font that incorporates this identity into Bridgestone design elements. Offering readability, versatility and beauty, the font has been incorporated...

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Nitta Wins Award From SAMPE Japan for Innovative Compounding Technology

Nitta Corp. (TYO:5186) has received a product and technology award for its Namd project as part of the 2020 SAMPE Awards from SAMPE Japan, the Japanese arm of the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) Based in the U.S., SAMPE focuses primarily on technologies relating to materials, their processing and their application, aiming here to contribute...

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Nitta Receives JSCM Technology Award for Namd Project

Nitta Corp. (TYO:5186) recently revealed that it has received a technology award for its Namd project, which oversees technology for dispersing the company’s carbon nanotubes (CNTs) and depositing them evenly onto carbon fibers. Engaged largely in the manufacture of industrial belts and other such rubber products, Nitta received this award as part of a fiscal 2021 conference of the Japan...

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Michelin Group Company Receives President’s Award From Toyota Industries

Camso Japan Co. Ltd., the Japanese arm of Michelin Group company Camso Inc., has received the President’s Award from Toyota Industries Corp. (TYO:6201). Given out only to Toyota Industries’ most outstanding suppliers, the President’s Award is based on an evaluation of all suppliers across the company’s automotive, materials-handling equipment and textile machinery businesses. The award follows on from one given...

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Yokohama Rubber’s Hokkaido Retread Tire Plant Wins Local Award for Zero-Emissions Effort

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) subsidiary Yokohama Tire Retread Co. Ltd. has seen its Hokkaido Plant win the grand prize in Hokkaido Prefecture’s zero emission awards, becoming the first tire manufacturer to do so. The term “zero emissions” refers here to all waste being taken from an industry and reused as raw materials elsewhere. This concept is being pushed by...

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