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Yokohama Rubber Plans Domestic Price Hike on All Aftermarket Tires Starting April

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) is set to revise its manufacturer’s selling prices for domestic aftermarket tires. The change will apply to all tire categories in the Japanese aftermarket sector – including summer, winter and all-season tires – as well as to tubes and flaps. Summer tires, all-season tires, tubes and flaps will see the adjustment made on April 1,...

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Pirelli Japan to Raise Prices on Aftermarket Tires Next February

Pirelli Japan KK announced plans on Dec. 7 to revise its shipping prices for domestic aftermarket tires starting Feb. 1 of next year. The change is set to apply to summer tires for passenger cars and SUVs, as well as to motorcycle tires and scooter tires from both the Pirelli and Metzeler brands. The average price hike across all product...

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NOK Seeks Agreement Regarding Price Hike for Seal Products

NOK Corp. (TYO:7240) is advancing negotiations with its customers to seek agreement on a price hike for its seal products. This would include the company’s oil seals, O-rings, gaskets and more. A leading Japanese manufacturer of seal products, NOK announced back on Sept. 6 that it would be increasing prices on its seal products by up to 20 percent starting...

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Mitsui Chemicals to Hike Prices of All Mitsui EPT Products Starting December

Mitsui Chemicals Inc. (TYO:4183) is set to increase its prices for Mitsui EPT, the company’s brand of ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM). The change will apply to all Mitsui EPT products supplied from Dec. 1 onward, with prices rising by at least 40 yen ($0.35) per kilogram. Explaining the decision, Mitsui Chemicals started by noting that market conditions for EPDM...

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Shin-Etsu Chemical to Raise PVC Prices From November 21

Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd. (TYO:4063) announced on Oct. 26 that it intends to revise its domestic selling price for polyvinyl chloride (PVC). Prices here are slated to rise by at least 40 yen ($0.35) per kilogram beginning with product supplied on Nov. 21. Explaining its decision here, Shin-Etsu Chemical noted that while it has already implemented two price hikes for...

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Denka to Hike Prices on Fused Silica by 10–15%

Denka Co. Ltd. (TYO:4061) has announced that it is revising prices for its Denka Fused Silica Filler. Products set to be affected by this are the FB and FBX lines, with a price increase of 10–15 percent slated for products supplied from Nov. 1 onward. Giving its reasoning for the price increase, Denka noted that the cost of producing fused...

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