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Japan Sees Rubber Product Shipment Value Rise 0.5% in First Half

Japan’s shipments of rubber products came to a total value of more than 1.15 trillion yen ($10.79 billion) for the first half of calendar 2019, marking a 0.5 percent increase over the same half last year. This is based on calculations from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) regarding production and shipment figures for rubber products. Looking at...

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Mitsui Chemicals Endorses White Logistics Movement, Plans Related Initiatives

Mitsui Chemicals Inc. (TYO:4183) recently announced its support of the White Logistics Movement, an initiative put forward by Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT), Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF). To go along with its support here, Mitsui Chemicals has drafted up a list of relevant independent activities...

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Revenue From Rubber Product Shipments up 4.8% for First Three Quarters

Japan has seen strong performance in rubber production and revenue over the first three quarters of calendar 2018, according to figures from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI). Shipments over the period generated approximately 1.71 trillion yen ($15.14 billion) in total revenue, METI found – marking an increase of 4.8 percent over the same period last year. Looking...

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Toyo Tires Joins Event to Achieve Workplace Reform Through Home-Based Work, Flexible Hours

Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5105) has announced that it will endorse and join as a member of the 2018 Telework Days event, a national movement backed by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) as part of a push for workplace reform. The rubber company has already been looking to better handle fluctuations in business with a...

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Sumitomo Riko, Nagoya University Advance Joint Research on Heat Management for Organic Materials

Sumitomo Riko Co. Ltd. (TYO:5191) and Nagoya University recently entered into the second year of a collaborative research agreement under the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI). Formed last April, the agreement targets joint research into heat management for organic materials. Looking to accelerate the deployment of heat management measures in materials technology, this comprehensive agreement targets four annual...

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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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