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Nitta Breaks Ground on New Production Building for Namd CNT–CF Compounding

Nitta Corp. (TYO:5186) recently held a ceremony to mark the start of construction for an eighth building at its Nara Plant. Construction of the new building is set to be finished by the end of March 2023 for a total cost of 650 million yen ($4.81 million), with operations then beginning in June. The building will be used for production...

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Nitta Wins Award From SAMPE Japan for Innovative Compounding Technology

Nitta Corp. (TYO:5186) has received a product and technology award for its Namd project as part of the 2020 SAMPE Awards from SAMPE Japan, the Japanese arm of the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) Based in the U.S., SAMPE focuses primarily on technologies relating to materials, their processing and their application, aiming here to contribute...

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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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