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Sumitomo Riko, Nagoya University Advance Joint Research on Heat Management for Organic Materials

Sumitomo Riko Co. Ltd. (TYO:5191) and Nagoya University recently entered into the second year of a collaborative research agreement under the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI). Formed last April, the agreement targets joint research into heat management for organic materials. Looking to accelerate the deployment of heat management measures in materials technology, this comprehensive agreement targets four annual...

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Mitsuboshi Belt President Talks EV Impact on Automotive Belt Market

The Japanese market is witnessing a decline in demand for automotive belts, says Hajime Kakiuchi, president of major automotive belts and parts manufacturer Mitsuboshi Belting Ltd. (TYO:5192). Sitting down recently for an interview with Japan Rubber Weekly, Kakiuchi said that the drop-off comes as a consequence of not only the shift to electric vehicles (EVs) but also with the expanded...

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Sumitomo Riko President: Rapid Spread of EVs Demands a New Approach

Sumitomo Riko Co. Ltd. (TYO:5191) President Tetsu Matsui says that he feels a sense of crisis at the need for his company to adapt to the trend toward electric vehicles (EVs), which is moving faster than expected. As EVs become more prevalent, he said, there will be a reduction in use of anti-vibration rubber and hose products for internal combustion...

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Inaba Rubber Looking Forward to the Advance of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Osaka-based Inaba Rubber Co. Ltd., a manufacturer and seller of special precision rubber parts for cars, says it is looking forward to the advance of hybrid vehicles (HVs) and electric vehicle (EVs). Before the rise of these technologies, Inaba Rubber had already been working on electrification in the form of side mirrors, power windows and more, said company president Yoshihiro...

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