rubber hoses

Hose Assemblies Sales Drop to 29.68 Billion Yen in First Half

Sales of hose assemblies fell 6 percent year-on-year to 29.677 billion yen in the first half of 2016, according to the Japan Hose Coupling Association (JHCA). By category, industrial rubber hoses fell 6 percent, automotive rubber hoses declined 5 percent, and plastic hoses were down 6 percent. For June, total sales fell 5 percent year-on-year to 5.482 billion yen, the...

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Sumitomo Riko President Matsui Sees Current Business Unfolding as Planned

Tetsu Matsui, president and COO of Sumitomo Riko Co. Ltd. (TYO:5191), said in a recent interview with Japan Rubber Weekly that although net sales fell due to currency exchange losses caused by a higher yen and despite a cloudier picture that falling business confidence paints for future profits, the company’s performance has been largely as planned. Matsui said that Sumitomo...

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Rubber Hose Production and Shipping Down for May, Declining Two Months in a Row

Combined rubber hose production (new rubber) for May was 2,446 tons, a 6.6 percent decrease over previous years, while shipping revenue for the month dropped 2.6 percent to 9.8 billion yen ($96 million), according to records collated by the Japan Rubber Hose Manufacturers Association based on statistics from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI). Both production and shipping...

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Production and Shipments of Rubber Belts and Hoses for May Continue Declining Trend

Rubber belt production for May totaled 2,003 tons in terms of new-rubber volume, down 3.6 percent from the same month of the previous year, while shipments were valued at 5.6 billion yen ($53.01 million), up 0.6 percent from the previous May. It was the 13th consecutive month of decline in production volume and the first year-on-year increase in shipment value...

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With Industry Demand Down, Rubber Hose Production for April Drops 6%

Both production volume and shipment value of rubber hoses was down year on year for the month of April, according to records collated by the Japan Rubber Hose Manufacturers Association. Based on statistics from Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, the records reveal that production volume of hoses for April was 2,700 tons in terms of new-rubber volume, which...

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