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ISO Issues New Standards to Determine Biobased Content of Rubber Products

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has issues new international standards for the determination of biomass-based (biobased) content of rubber and rubber products based on a proposal filed by Japan. Aiming at the popularization of rubber products derived from biomass raw materials to decrease environmental burdens and reduce the consumption of petroleum resources, the standards are expected to contribute to...

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Hayakawa Rubber Receives 2017 JAB Award

Hayakawa Rubber Co. Ltd. has received the third annual Japan Accreditation Board (JAB) Award, which is given to companies and organizations that make effective use of ISO management system certifications, such as ISO 9001 and ISO 1400. As a manufacturer of sheet waterproofing materials and reclaimed rubber, Hayakawa Rubber is the first company in the rubber industry to receive the...

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Sumitomo Rubber Gains Latest ISO14001 Certification for 31 Sites Worldwide

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) has obtained for ISO14001:2015, the latest version of environmental management system ISO14001, for 31 sites worldwide. The certification accounts for the company’s headquarters in Kobe, Japan, its factories both domestically and abroad, and its affiliated companies. Sumitomo Rubber received this new certification on Dec. 5, 2016. ISO14001 was created by the International Organization for Standardization...

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Japan’s ISO/TC 45 Committee Celebrates 20th Anniversary, Gaining Sway at International Conferences

This May marked the 20th anniversary of the Japan Rubber Manufacturers Association’s ISO/TC 45 Domestic Technical Committee, which oversees the setting of ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standards for rubber and rubber products. The committee has done considerable work behind-the-scenes, including approving and revising ISO and JIS (Japanese Industrial Standards) standards that apply to the rubber industry and representing Japan...

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