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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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Bando Chemical, Tosoh Receive NEDO Backing to Develop New Production Technologies for Transmission Belts

Bando Chemical Industries Ltd. (TYO:5195) and Tosoh Corp. (TYO:4042) have been selected to receive backing for a joint project of theirs from the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO). This comes as part of a NEDO initiative to develop cellulose nanofiber (CNF)-related technology capable of helping to achieve a carbon-recycling society. Set to run over fiscal 2020–2024, the...

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Bando Chemical President Talks Recent Results, Future Plans Amid Ongoing Issues in US, China

Bando Chemical Industries Ltd. (TYO:5195) recently posted its business results for the first fiscal quarter, with President Mitsutaka Yoshii noting that both sales and profits fell year-on-year. The company has been hit by the effects of factors such as the U.S.–China trade war and a sluggish Asian market, yet Yoshii said that he expects to see a recovery in the...

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Bando Chemical Sets Sights on Expansion in Medical Equipment Business

Belt manufacturer Bando Chemical Industries Ltd. (TYO:5195) is focusing on growing its business for medical and health care equipment – a sector where demand is expected to grow going forward. As part of this approach, the company recently spent 10.55 billion yen ($96.48 million) on acquiring Aimedic MMT Co. Ltd., which handles production, sales and afterservice for plastic surgery equipment....

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Bando Chemical to Bolster Medical Device Business With Acquisition of Aimedic MMT

Bando Chemical Industries Ltd. (TYO:5195) announced on April 5 that it signed a share purchase agreement to acquire all shares of Aimedic MMT Co. Ltd., a manufacturer, seller and provider of after-sale services for orthopedic medical devices. Acquired from a fund managed by the Polaris Capital Group Co. Ltd. for around 10.55 billion yen ($94.23 million), Aimedic MMT will become...

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