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Yokohama Rubber Versatran

Yokohama Rubber Announces New High-Pressure Hose Meeting SAE/EN Standards

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) is launching a new high-pressure hose which meets the requirements of SAE standards and European Standards (EN). Marketed as Versatran, the new hose is part of the company’s strategy to strengthen overseas sales of high-pressure hoses, especially for challenging applications that require high-quality spiral hoses delivering exceptional performance and durability. In the global high-pressure hose...

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Construction Machinery High-Pressure Hoses Ride Upward Momentum in Demand

Demand is bouncing back for high-pressure hoses used in construction machinery and machine tools, coming against a backdrop of increased demand for construction machinery. According to machinery order statistics released by the Cabinet Office of Japan, orders have been up for five consecutive months, running back to August 2016. The other major source of demand, machine tools, remains in contrastingly...

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Rubber Hose Production, Shipment Value Drop Slightly in 2016

Both production volume and shipment value of rubber hoses were slightly down year-on-year for 2016, according to records collated by the Japan Rubber Hose Manufacturers Association. Based on statistics from Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), the records reveal that production volume of hoses for 2016 was 34,621 tons in terms of new-rubber volume, which represents a year-on-year...

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JRMA Forecast: Japanese Rubber Consumption to Bounce Back After Six Years

Rubber consumption will see its first annual increase in six years, according to a forecast by the Japan Rubber Manufacturers Association (JRMA). Combined total consumption of natural and synthetic rubber in 2017 is expected to reach 1.2932 million tons, up 0.6 percent year on year. However, total rubber consumption in 2016 is expected to fall for the fifth straight year,...

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Rubber Hose Production Down 1.4% to 3,126 Tons for September

Rubber hose production fell 1.4 percent year-on-year to 3,126 tons in terms of new-rubber volume in September, while the value of shipments fell 0.7 percent to 11.863 billion yen ($102.41 million), according records compiled by the Japan Rubber Hose Manufacturers Association based on statistics by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI). By category, high-pressure hoses were recovering, while...

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Recovery Trend Continues for High-Pressure Hoses

Demand is continuing to bounce back for high-pressure hoses used in construction equipment and machine tools, according to records compiled by the Japan Rubber Hose Manufacturers Association. Based on Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) statistics, the records show that production volume for September was up 8.7 percent year-on-year, hitting 398 tons. Shipment value was also up, increasing 8.1...

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