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SRIJ and Rubber Division, ACS sign cooperation agreement

SRIJ and Rubber Division, ACS Sign Cooperation Agreement at IEC 2017

The Society of Rubber Science and Technology, Japan (SRIJ) and The Rubber Division of the American Chemical Society have agreed to cooperate in promoting mutual exchange in various areas related to rubber science and technology. SRIJ President Toshikazu Takata and Rubber Division, ACS Chair William Stahl inked the five-year agreement during a signing ceremony at International Elastomer Conference (IEC 2017)...

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Asahi Kasei Publicly Unveils Fifth-Generation S-SBR at IRC 2016

Asahi Kasei Corp. (TYO:3407) publicly unveiled its fifth-generation solution styrene butadiene rubber (S-SBR) during the Rubber & Elastomer Technical Exhibition at IRC 2016 Kitakyushu. The company exhibited XF and XB grades from the new series. Although they had been shown to engineers at conferences, this is the first time for the company to exhibit the grades publicly. Deliveries are already...

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Bombay Chemical Pitches India’s Raw Materials at IRC 2016 Kitakyushu

Indian materials company Bombay Chemical & Rubber Products (BCRP) partook recently in the International Rubber Conference (IRC) 2016 Kitakyushu, displaying at the Rubber & Elastomer Technical Exhibition. The company was exhibiting there with the purpose of introducing India’s high-quality, cost-competitive raw materials, and the array of top-class manufacturers behind them, to Japanese corporations who are considering venturing into South Asian...

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IRC 2016 Kitakyushu: Innovation Based on Basic Science

“Innovation Based on Basic Science,” the theme of this year’s International Rubber Conference (IRC) held in Kitakyushu, Japan, aptly describes an important challenge the rubber industry is facing in moving forward, said Tadanobu Nagumo, honorary chairman of the IRC organizing committee, chairman of the Japan Rubber Manufacturers Association (JRMA) and president of Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101), at the conference’s opening...

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IRC 2016 Kitakyushu Hosts Over 550 Industry Experts, Sets Record for Papers Presented

Rubber scientists and engineers from around the world gathered to attend the International Rubber Conference (IRC) Kitakyushu 2016 held Oct. 24–28, and its joint event, the Rubber & Elastomer Technical Exhibition, held Oct. 25–28. It marked the fifth time that the IRC has been held in Japan, and the first time in 11 years. With an attendance primarily consisting of scientists...

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Sumitomo Rubber Presents Research on Natural Rubber, Expects to Enhance Tire Performance

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) has reported results of research on the molecular structural analysis of natural rubber from para rubber trees at the International Rubber Conference (IRC) 2016 Kitakyushu. Based on this research, the company expects significant improvements in the performance and processability of natural rubber, opening up new possibilities for enhanced tire performance in terms of fuel efficiency...

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