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Michelin Japan Unveils New Information About Ota R&D Center

Nihon Michelin Tire Co. Ltd. has released new information on the activities of the Michelin Group’s R&D Center in Ota, Gunma Prefecture. According to this new information, the center is currently targeting research on passenger car and light truck (LT) tires and is the only facility in the Michelin Group capable of conducting basic research on winter tires. Following facilities...

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Tosoh to Consolidate Macromolecule and Urethane R&D at Yokkaichi

Tosoh Corp. (TYO:4042) is looking to integrate its R&D activities through the establishment of a new research wing at its Yokkaichi Complex, Mie Prefecture. The company is investing some 4.5 billion yen ($4.33 million) in order to consolidate at Yokkaichi its macromolecule and urethane-related research, which to date has been divided over three locations. Plans call for the process to...

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Bridgestone Studies High-strength Materials for Tires, Releases Findings

Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108) recently announced findings from research into high-strength material that would lead to resource-saving tires. The research was part of an R&D program within iMPACT (Importing Paradigm Change through Disruptive Technologies Program), a project for furthering innovations in R&D that is being led by the Japanese Cabinet Office’s Council for Science, Technology and Innovation. The R&D program is...

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Yokohama Rubber to Establish US Tire R&D Center

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) is planning to establish a tire research & development center in the greater Charlotte area of the U.S.-state of North Carolina. Activities are scheduled to start this September. The company currently conducts research & development on tires for the North American market in several U.S. states and in Japan, but looks to consolidate the majority...

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