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    Seven-Eleven Japan and Toyota launch CO2 reduction project

    2018-06-07T09:53:00Z

    Seven-Eleven Japan Co., Ltd. and Toyota Motor Corporation entered into a basic agreement in August 2017 regarding considerations toward energy conservation and carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) emission reduction in store distribution and operation.

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    Futamura Chemical enters PSA gas generator market

    2018-06-04T15:49:00Z

    Comprehensive chemical manufacturer Futamura Chemical has more than a 60-year track record in activated carbon, one type of adsorbent. In January last year, they acquired Adsorption Technology Industries, who mainly makes and sells PSA-related products, as a subsidiary to emerge as a PSA system gas generator manufacturer this spring, reported ...

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    Air Water to set up two new VSUs

    2018-06-01T10:37:00Z

    Industrial gas company Air Water has revealed plans to construct its 17 th and 18 th VSUs in Japan.

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    SDK supplies low-carbon hydrogen to hotel

    2018-05-30T15:13:00Z

    Japanese corporation Showa Denko (SDK) will start to supply “low-carbon” hydrogen (H 2 ) gas made from used plastics to Kawasaki King Skyfront Tokyu Rei Hotel as an energy source for fuel cells.

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    Toshiba and Iwatani partner to establish H2 supply chain

    2018-05-25T10:55:00Z

    Toshiba Energy Systems Solutions Corporation (Toshiba ESS) has started a demonstration project in partnership with Iwatani Corporation in Kushiro city, Hokkaido Prefecture, at a hydrogen (H 2 ) production facility.

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    Showa Denko expanding specialty gas production

    2018-05-24T15:29:00Z

    Showa Denko started its Project 2020+ medium-term management plan in December 2015, and their specialty gas business for semiconductors, identified as a growth-acceleration area in that plan, continues to perform well, The Gas Review reported.

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    Toyota expanding mass-production of fuel cells and H2 tanks

    2018-05-24T09:55:00Z

    Toyota is preparing for ten-fold growth in fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV) after 2020 with a new facility to produce fuel cell stacks and a new dedicated line for high-pressure hydrogen (H 2 ) tanks.

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    Air Water expanding overseas

    2018-05-23T12:39:00Z

    Air Water has been in the news with M A in medicine, agriculture, food products and other life style-related businesses, and according to The Gas Review, the company also took part in M A in industry-related business going into 2018.

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    Trial operation of green hydrogen plant begins

    2018-05-23T09:20:00Z

    Japanese chemical company Asahi Kasei has begun trial operation of an alkaline water electrolysis plant for the production of green hydrogen (H 2 ) using renewable energy jointly with IHI Corp. in Soma, Fukushima.

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    Honda earns 2018 California Air Quality Award

    2018-05-22T15:41:00Z

    Honda’s Clarity Series – the plug-in hybrid, fuel cell and electric vehicles – have been awarded the 2018 California Air Quality Award for Corporate Environmental Stewardship  by the Coalition for Clean Air.