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Sumitomo Rubber Thai Subsidiary Celebrates 10 Years in Operation

Sumitomo Rubber (Thailand) Co. Ltd. (SRT), a tire manufacturing and marketing subsidiary of Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO: 5110), held a ceremony recently to mark 10 years in operation. In addition to holding a Buddhist ceremony within the factory, SRT held a ceremonial party, playing host to a guest list of 300 people, including the local governor and members from...

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Tokai Carbon at Full Production Capacity in Thailand, Pondering Overseas Expansion

Speaking recently on overseas operations, Tokai Carbon Co. Ltd. (TYO:5301) President Hajime Nagasaka said that production at the company’s subsidary Thai Tokai Carbon Product Co. Ltd. is currently operating at full capacity. The path to this, Nagasaka said, was not by getting into unreasonable price competition – it was by customers who had been using low-price goods from China and...

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New Asics Subsidiary in Thailand to Start Operations in October

Asics (Thailand) Co. Ltd., Asics Corp.’s (TYO:7936) new subsidiary in Bangkok, Thailand, is set to commence operations on Oct. 1. 2016. Established on April 4 with paid-in capital of 100 million Thai baht ($2.87 million), the company will handle sales of Asics running, training, badminton and volleyball shoes, apparel, and accessories, as well as Onitsuka Tiger and Asics Tiger shoes,...

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JSR Eyes to Strengthen Global S–SBR Promotion

Japan’s largest manufacturer of synthetic rubber, JSR Corp. (TYO:4185), is doing well with its solution styrene butadiene rubber (S–SBR) for fuel-efficient tires. The company has increased sales of S–SBR for eco tires by just short of 120 percent over that of the previous term. Such sales expansion has been a point of focus for the company, coming amid a dip...

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Bando Plans to Strengthen Position in Asian Market for Power Transmission Belts

Bando Chemical Industries Ltd. (TYO:5195), a major manufacturer of power transmission belts and conveyor belts, is looking to increase its sales of power transmission belts in the Chinese market and the Asian market overall. The company plans to increase its sales in the Chinese market through the end of the 2016 fiscal year to 11.8 billion yen ($107.6 million) from...

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