All Japan articles – Page 13

  • Japan financial map

    Iwatani opens new hydrogen refuelling station in Japan


    Iwatani has opened a new hydrogen (H 2 ) refuelling station in Otsu, Japan, the 12 th of its kind for the Japanese industrial gas producer.

  • Toyota hydrogen car

    Toyota calls for more hydrogen with FCV sales target


    Toyota Motor has announced its plans to sell more than 50,000 fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) by the year 2025, generating an increased demand for hydrogen (H 2 ) from the industrial gas industry.

  • Shimadzu gcms qp2020

    Shimadzu offers new high-sensitivity GCMS


    Shimadzu Scientific Instruments brings new qualitative and quantitative performance to high-sensitivity GCMS with its GCMS-QP2020.

  • Electronics circuit board inspection

    Breakthrough with helium-filled hard disk drive (HDD)


    California-based hard disk drive (HDD) manufacturer HGST has taken the next step in data storage volumes with the 10 terabyte HDD, the world’s largest volume yet.

  • industrial power plant equipment cables piping

    Japan: New IGCC plant ahead


    Agreement has been reached for the construction of an integrated coal gasification combined cycle (IGCC) plant in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan with a number of ASU producers thought to be interested in the project’s development.

  • Business finance chart analysis

    Regional markets: Focus on North Pacific Rim


    The economies of the Pacific Rim were thrust into the spotlight in early October with news of the largest trade pact in years being struck between the US, Japan and 10 other nations. Here, gas world explores developments in the North Pacific Rim gases market, starting with Japan.

  • vogtlin products

    Vogtlin Instruments eyes growth in Japanese market


    The Swiss company has secured a deal with Japan’s Horibastec, the world’s largest mass flow controller manufacturer to the semiconductor industry, which will sell Vogtlin Instruments products to the Japanese market.

  • Electronics fiber optics

    Excimer laser facility manufacturer offers neon ‘rescue’ programme


    With the current neon shortages appearing to fan out across the globe, news has emerged from Japan of the first measures being implemented to reduce consumption of the gas.

  • Wafer close up, electronics

    2015 is the year of Asian investment for Air Liquide


    Since the beginning of 2015, Air Liquide has signed several new long-term contracts with major semiconductor manufacturers in Japan, Singapore and Taiwan – at a value of more than €100m.

  • Australia financial analysis

    TNSC acquires Renegade Gas


    Marking its first entry into the Australian market, Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation (TNSC) has recently acquired the distributor Renegade Gas.

  • Japan-Korea

    Iwatani completes Shunan City commercial hydrogen refuelling station


    The station is located in Shunan City, of Yamaguchi Prefecture in the Chugoku Area, and is built to serve FC forklifts.

  • Tnsc – August 2015

    TNSC – Synergy, strength and a shifting sales strategy


    One year into the role as President and CEO of Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation (TNSC), Yujiro Ichihara has already been in at the deep end of a busy period of project and investment activity. Here, in an exclusive interview with gas world magazine, Ichihara discusses his first year in the ...

  • Electronics microchip

    Horiba group completes advanced technology centre


    Recent months have seen HORIBA and fellow group company Horiba STEC hold a ceremony to celebrate the completion of the new HORIBA Advanced Technology Centre.

  • Japan financial map

    Compressed hydrogen market balances in Japan


    A sense is emerging that the long-held slump in the Japanese compressed hydrogen market has bottomed out, according to The Gas Review (TGR) .

  • Rangoon-Yangon-Myanmar-map

    Iwatani set to enter Myanmar market


    Iwatani is set to become the first overseas industrial gas company to engage in air gas production and gas related equipment in the budding Myanmar market.

  • Thailand, Laos, South Pacific Rim

    TNSC acquires Bangkok-based API


    Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation (TNSC), together with a newly established joint venture (JV) in Thailand, has acquired Thai industrial gas producer Air Products Industry Co., Ltd. (API).

  • LNG market

    BP and Kansai sign LNG deal


    BP and The Kansai Electric Co., Inc. (Kansai Electric) today entered into a sales and purchase agreement for liquefied natural gas (LNG), and a cooperation agreement for the purpose of exploring opportunities for business collaboration.

  • electronics wafer close up

    Demand for silicon wafers recovers in Japan


    Having been ‘very sluggish’ for quite some time, the demand for silicon wafers (monocrystalline) in Japan is now firmly on the road to recovery, according to The Gas Review (TGR).

  • Japan map

    Japan in an era of gas equipment upgrade


    The Japanese industrial gas and equipment market has entered into an era of upgrading, as the industry seeks to maintain a competitive edge in its manufacturing sector and the solutions that drive it.

  • Liquefied natural gas tanker

    Charter enhances LNG offering to Japan


    Stena Bulk has signed an agreement covering the charter of the LNG carrier Stena Blue Sky for the North West Shelf Project in Australia. The duration of the charter is up to three years with a possible further extension as a goal.