Japan Belting Manufacturers Association

Rubber Conveyor Belt Sales Down 45% in Big Steel Industry Over January–June

As announced by the Japan Belting Manufacturers Association, sales for rubber and resin conveyor belts over January–June saw a decrease in demand for rubber conveyor belts used in their primary space of big steel. Sales to blast furnace manufacturers were down 1 percent year-on-year. Meanwhile, sales to companies involved in big steel were down 45 percent, which was the highest...

Please subscribe to read the full story.

[lwa template="modal" register="0"]Subscribe Free Trial

Continue Reading

Resin Belts Show 4% Increase in Production and Shipments for January–June

According to statistics recently collated by the Japan Belting Manufacturers Association, the production volume of resin belts for the first half of the year was 514,892 square meters, a 4 percent increase over that for the same period last year. By unit type, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) belts rose 1 percent and polyurethane belts were up 6 percent, with all other...

Please subscribe to read the full story.

[lwa template="modal" register="0"]Subscribe Free Trial

Continue Reading

Rubber Belt Production Down 10% for January–June

According to statistics recently collated by the Japan Belting Manufacturers Association, production volume of rubber belts for January–June 2016 has fallen 10 percent year on year, down at 13,201 tons. Shipment value was similarly down, with close to a double-digit fall for an estimated 32 billion yen ($314.015 million). This was influenced by lowered demand domestically and overseas for conveyor...

Please subscribe to read the full story.

[lwa template="modal" register="0"]Subscribe Free Trial

Continue Reading

Conveyor Belt Demand for Blast Furnaces Fell 29% in 2015

According to statistics by the Japan Belting Manufacturers Association on demand for conveyor belts and plastic belts in 2015, the total value of conveyor belt sales was flat from the previous year. Domestic demand accounted for 61 percent of total sales in monetary terms. Exports accounted for 39 percent of sales, a drop of 19 percent from the year prior....

Please subscribe to read the full story.

[lwa template="modal" register="0"]Subscribe Free Trial

Continue Reading

Send this to a friend