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Bridgestone Supplies Seismic Isolation Bearings for 2020 Olympics Venues

Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108) recently announced that it has supplied a range of seismic isolation bearings to two venues currently being constructed for the upcoming 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo. As part of the project, Bridgestone has provided eight natural rubber bearings for use in the Tokyo Aquatics Centre, which is set to be used for swimming and diving...

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Tigers Polymer Sees Robust First Half Due to Strong Rubber Sheet Demand

Rubber sheet manufacturer Tigers Polymer Corp. (TYO:4231) recently released strong business results for the first half (April–September) of the fiscal year ending March 2018. Robust results in the company’s rubber sheet business were evidenced by a nearly double-digit increase in revenue year-on-year. Demand from Tigers Polymer’s main customers in the civil engineering, construction and automotive industries was sluggish in the...

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Conveyor Belt Production in Recovery

The conveyor belt business is recovering thanks to a turnaround in domestic demand for conveyor production and a 40 percent jump in exports to Australia. Meanwhile, soaring raw material costs are hurting the industry’s bottom line. Production volume figures for January through August compiled by the Japan Belting Manufacturers Association show that output has recovered on a year-on-year basis to...

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Yoshino Earns Strong Reputation as Total Supplier of Conveyor Systems

Headquartered in Osaka, Yoshino Rubber Industrial Co. Ltd. supplies products for diverse conveyor applications, among them steep slope conveyors, cylindrical conveyors and vertical conveyors, and plastic rollers. This strong product line-up has earned the company an excellent reputation as a total supplier of conveyor systems. Yoshino does not only focus on the Japanese market, but also receives a high amount of...

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