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JRW Study: Japan’s Top 100 Rubber Firms See Rising Sales, Falling Profits for 2017

More than three-quarters of Japan’s top 100 rubber companies saw their sales rise year-on-year in fiscal 2017, an independent study by Japan Rubber Weekly has found. According to the results of this study, 79 of Japan’s top 100 firms operating in the industry reported year-on-year increases to sales, up from 48 in fiscal 2016. Double-digit sales growth was posted by...

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Shin-Etsu Polymer Reports Growth to Sales, Profits for Fiscal 2017

Shin-Etsu Polymer Co. Ltd. (TYO:7970), a processing manufacturer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and silicone rubber products, has reported 79.34 billion yen ($722.47 million) in sales for fiscal 2017, up 7.3 percent from a year prior. In other metrics, the year saw Shin-Etsu Polymer generate 7.21 billion yen in operating profit, up 30.7 percent; 7.27 billion yen in ordinary profit, up...

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Shin-Etsu to Hike Silicone Product Prices From January

Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd. (TYO:4063) has announced a price change for all of its silicone products. Starting from shipments for January next year, the company will raise prices by 10 to 20 percent. The price of metallic silicon – a main raw material for silicone – has risen, and further increases are expected, a Shin-Etsu representative says. As it has...

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Japan’s Top 100 Rubber Companies Total Around 4 Trillion Yen in Sales for 2016

Japan Rubber Weekly recently conducted a study of the top 100 companies in Japan’s rubber industry, analyzing their business performance for fiscal 2016. Of these 100 companies, 48 posted a year-on-year revenue increase. Seven companies managed a double-digit increase to revenue, including NOK Elastomers Processing Co. Ltd., which ranked 42nd out of the 100 companies with an 11.9 percent increase,...

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Shin-Etsu Polymer Achieves Strong First Quarter Results

Plastics processing company Shin-Etsu Polymer Co. Ltd. (TYO:7970) achieved net sales of 18.98 billion yen ($172.27 million) for the first quarter of fiscal 2018 (April–June 2017), up 5.8 percent year-on-year. Shin-Etsu Polymer’s operating income for the first quarter of fiscal 2018 was 1.68 billion yen, up 2.3 percent year on year. The company achieved an ordinary income of 1.85 billion...

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Shin-Etsu Polymer Discloses 2016 Business Performance

Shin-Etsu Polymer (TYO:7970) recently gave details of its business performance for the fiscal year ending March 2017. The company, which manufactures products for silicone rubber molding and value-added resin treatment, made 73,979,000,000 yen ($663.79 million) in sales, down 1.4 percent from last year; 5,511,000,000 yen in operating profit, up 34.4 percent; 5,934,000,000 yen in ordinary profit, up 30.9 percent; and...

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