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Nitta Receives JSCM Technology Award for Namd Project

Nitta Corp. (TYO:5186) recently revealed that it has received a technology award for its Namd project, which oversees technology for dispersing the company’s carbon nanotubes (CNTs) and depositing them evenly onto carbon fibers. Engaged largely in the manufacture of industrial belts and other such rubber products, Nitta received this award as part of a fiscal 2021 conference of the Japan...

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Nitta Launches Two New Types of Virus Filter

Nitta Corp. (TYO:5186) recently announced that it has launched two new antiviral filter products: a RIM Light-branded filter for viruses, bacteria and mold, and a high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter. These new products are highly efficient at trapping and inactivating any viruses attached to particles and the like. Both have gone through JIS L 1922:2016 verification testing, which is carried...

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Nitta Launches Automatic Tool Changer With High Payload Capacity, Thin Design

Nitta Corp. (TYO:5186) launched sales on Aug. 1 for the NittaOmega Type XM, an automatic tool changer. In recent years, automakers have shown an increasing need for robots able to transport heavy objects. Improvements to robotic capabilities have meanwhile allowed for faster robotic movement, causing the market to seek out lighter, thinner products to serve as automatic tool changers here....

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Toyo Tires to Transfer Truck and Bus Air Spring Business to Nitta Group

Toyo Tire Corp. (TYO:5105) and Nitta Corp. (TYO:5186) recently announced that they have agreed to transfer the Toyo Tire Group’s business for truck and bus air springs to the Nitta Group. Plans are for a June 30 transfer of this business, which in fiscal 2018 generated approximately 2 billion yen ($18.2 million) in sales revenue. The companies have not yet...

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Nitta Launches New Series of Body Pressure Measurement Systems to Help Prevent Bedsores

Nitta Corp. (TYO:5186) has launched a new series of products for measuring and mapping the distribution of body pressure on a given surface. Sales for this series began at the end of October. In recent years, it has become common practice in the nursing and medical care sectors to change a patient’s posture once every two hours, helping to prevent...

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Nitta Achieves Year-on-Year Increase to Belt, Rubber Product Sales for 2018

Nitta Corp. (TYO:5186) recently posted its results for fiscal 2018, revealing a total of 89.17 billion yen in annual sales – up by 22.2 percent year-on-year. On the profit side of the equation, the company made 5.66 billion yen in operating income, up 16.4 percent year-on-year; 11.47 billion yen in ordinary income, down 0.3 percent; and 8.97 billion yen in...

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