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Sumitomo Rubber to Launch Hydrogen Trial at Shirakawa Factory This August

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) has announced that it is set to trial the use of hydrogen in some processes at its Shirakawa Factory in Fukushima Prefecture. Demonstration testing for this is slated to run over August 2021 – February 2024. The project will see Sumitomo Rubber receive support from the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), which...

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Sumitomo Rubber Plans August Launch for SUV Winter Tire With Strong Ice Performance

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) has announced plans for an Aug. 1 launch of the Winter Maxx SJ8+, a new studless winter tire for SUVs. The tire is set to come in 54 sizes, marking an increase of 16 from its predecessor, the Winter Maxx SJ8. The Winter Maxx SJ8+ employs the nano-texturing technology previously used in the Winter Maxx...

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Sumitomo Rubber Launches New Long-Pile Artificial Turf With Improved Flexibility

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) has launched Hibrid-Turf EXII, a new long-pile artificial turf product designed specifically for use in sports. The new product is the successor to the original Hibrid-Turf EX, which was launched in 2015 for use as a long-pile artificial turf in sports and has since been fitted across more than 500,000 square meters. The EXII offers...

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Sumitomo Chemical Looks to Improve Gender Diversity in the Workplace

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) recently held an online study event aimed at promoting diversity and inclusion. Introducing a number of the company’s initiatives for giving women a bigger role in the workplace, the event included 19 participants from across 12 companies. Recent years have seen workplace gender equality become an increasingly major topic in Japan. Sumitomo Chemical, for its...

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Sumitomo Rubber Set to Improve Materials Simulation Capabilities by Using Fugaku Supercomputer

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) recently announced that it has succeeded in its application to utilize the Fugaku supercomputer for industrial research in 2021. Opened up for use by the academic and industrial research sectors this March, Fugaku is part of Japan’s High-Performance Computing Infrastructure (HPCI). By utilizing the supercomputer, Sumitomo Rubber will look to speed up improvements to its...

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Sumitomo Rubber Develops New Device to Make Battery-Free Tire Sensors a Reality

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) recently announced that it has developed a new energy harvester device that can be attached to the inside of a tire to generate power via static electricity from the tire’s rotation. This development came about as part of a joint project with Kansai University. By optimizing structures and materials for this frictional power generation, Sumitomo...

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