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Nitta Implements Capital Investment Plan With Direct Tie-in to Sales

Nitta Corp. (TYO:5186) is moving forward with a capital investment plan totaling at 4.5 billion yen ($40.38 million) for fiscal 2017, directly linking the investment to company sales. Included in this amount, says President Motonobu Nitta, are remaining funds from fiscal 2016’s budget, as only 3 billion of the allotted 4.8 billion for the year was used. Investment will mainly...

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Nitta Sees Good Conveyor Belt Sales, Expects Further Growth

Nitta Corp. (TYO:5186) has seen steady growth in sales of its conveyor belts. The company’s New Light Grip conveyor belts, which are made with polyester woven fabric, are selling well in the food and distribution sectors. In the food sector, sales of the WEXU, LBEU Series high-performance belts, which were launched in 2015, have contributed to increased revenue for the...

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Nitta Inaugurates Hose and Tube Manufacturing Base in Thailand

Nitta Corp. (TYO:5186) held a factory completion ceremony on Feb. 20 at Nitta Corporation (Thailand) Ltd. (NCT), the company’s Thai hose and tube production base. The ceremony was attended by over 80 people, including Thai government officials and customers. Nitta President Motonobu Nitta gave opening remarks, saying that the company is looking to contribute to Thailand’s development, as well as...

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Nitta Launches Flexible, Flame-Retardant Tube for Spot Welding Robots

Nitta Corp. (TYO:5186) has developed the flexible, flame-retardant FUK Tube for spot welding robots. The new tube features a 40-percent improvement in flexibility over the company’s previous such products. With flexibility similar to that of polyurethane tubing, the new product can handle complex movements as found in robots. It also possesses high self-extinguishing properties, equivalent to that required for UL94...

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Nitta President Talks Overseas Business, Strategies to Cope With High Growth Rates

Speaking with Japan Rubber Weekly in an interview, Nitta Corp. (TYO:5186) President Motonobu Nitta said that regarding overseas development in 2017, the company has completed the facility at its U.S. plant and is now installing equipment. Operations are expected to start in July. In Thailand, the focus will be on Nitta Moore hose and tube products, where local production of...

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Nitta Develops Smart Air Filter Sporting Wireless Sensors

Nitta Corp. (TYO:5186), a manufacturer known for its belt, tube and hose products, recently developed a new air filter to be marketed as SmartFilter. The new filter contains wireless differential-pressure sensors that can predict the life-span of the filter. Samples of the product will be available starting in January 2017. Air filters often clog with dust as time passes, which...

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