japan rubber weekly

JRW Survey: Industry Leaders Raise Concerns Over Raw Material Price Hikes, Labor Shortages

Japan Rubber Weekly recently conducted a survey on business conditions in the rubber and resin industries, targeting 157 major domestic product manufacturers. With 115 of these companies sending back answers, the response rate was 73.2 percent. The results showed that while business conditions are fair, respondents are concerned by labor shortages, surging logistics costs and trends to raw material prices....

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N-Plus Exhibition Takes Place in Tokyo, Advanced Materials and Technologies on Display

Materials and technology exhibition N-Plus is taking place at Tokyo Big Sight over Sept. 28–30. Exhibitors from a variety of manufacturing industries, joined by companies involved in the rubber industry, are targeting visitors who seek advanced performance and added-value technologies and materials. Held annually, N-Plus represents a good opportunity for companies to gain exposure and acclaim for their newly developed...

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JRW Survey: Tire Makers Top Other Rubber Manufacturers in Ordinary Income

With an ordinary income of 226.91 billion yen ($2.205 billion) in fiscal 2015, Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108) held the top spot among 165 major Japanese rubber manufacturers, found a survey published in the September issue of Japan Rubber and Elastomers, a monthly sister publication of Japan Rubber Weekly. For Bridgestone, this marked a 0.4 percent year-on-year decline. The number two, Toyo...

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JRW Survey: Total Sales for 165 Japanese Rubber Manufacturers Reach 4.3 Trillion Yen

Total sales for 165 major Japanese rubber manufacturers stood at 4.303 trillion yen ($42.069 billion) in fiscal 2015, according to a survey of  non-consolidated business results published in the September issue of Japan Rubber and Elastomers, a monthly sister publication of Japan Rubber Weekly. Total sales for the 159 companies with comparable sales in fiscal 2014 were 4.267 trillion yen,...

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