All Japan articles – Page 5

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    Iwatani adds 135-MPa equipment


    135-MPa testing equipment has been added to hydrogen research facilities at the Iwatani R D (research and development) centre. The aim of this addition is to reduce the construction costs of hydrogen filling stations.

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    Chemours-Mitsui launches as new low-GWP refrigerants


    Chemours-Mitsui is launching new low GWP HFO-based refrigerants, R463A and R454C. The new refrigerants were due to be on sale in October and November.

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    Air Water acquires CVA


    Air Water Inc. has acquired the assets of Cryogenic Vessels Alternative (CVA) USA.

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    TNSC reports consolidated financials for first half of 2019


    Taiyo Nippon Sanso (TNSC), Japanese multinational industrial gas manufacturer, has reported consolidated finacial results for the first half of 2019.

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    MHPS selects ‘MEGAMIE’ as series name


    Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) has revealed the name for its pressurised hybrid power generation system that integrates solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) stacks with micro gas turbines (MGT).

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    Regional markets – Focus on North Pacific Rim


    When we profiled the North Pacific industrial gases business last year, we noted how in 2016 the region had for the first time in history eclipsed the size of the European market to become the second-largest industrial gas market in the world, at a value of almost $18bn.

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    Riken Keiki: “Making business decisions with eyes fixed overseas”


    Hisayoshi Kobayashi, President of Japanese company Riken Keiki, has strengthened industrial gas detectors and alarms since he assumed his current position and it’s producing results in developing markets overseas.

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    New Zealand signs hydrogen agreement with Japan


    New Zealand and Japan are working together to transition away from a reliance on fossil fuels with the signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation on hydrogen (H 2 ), says Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods.

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    Toyota to adopt Toshiba hydrogen supply system


    Toyota Industries Corporation and Toshiba Energy Systems Solutions Corporation have agreed that Toyota will adopt a Toshiba ESS’s facility to produce and supply hydrogen (H 2 ) made from renewable energy for fuel-cell forklifts used at the Takahama plant of Toyota Industries in Aichi Prefecture.

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    Green Science Alliance produces custom SOFCs


    Green Science Alliance Co., Ltd., the Japanese chemical company that researches and develops highly advanced, cutting edge materials in the field of energy and environmental science, has started custom synthesis and measurement of an electrode and the solid electrolyte of solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs).

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    Chart Industries to divest oxygen-related products business to NGK Spark Plug


    Chart Industries, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to divest its oxygen-related products business within the BioMedical segment to Japanese company NGK Spark Plug Co., Ltd. for $133.5m.

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    Japan experiences LCO2 shortage


    According to The Gas Review, the liquefied carbon dioxide (LCO 2 ) and dry ice market in the summer of 2018 is being hit harder than normal by overlapping maintenance schedules, longer periods of scheduled maintenance and a series of plant troubles at raw gas sources.

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    Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation acquires IMI


    Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation (TNSC) has acquired medical equipment sales company IMI Co.

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    Taiyo Nippon Sanso develops SCOPE-Jet


    The SCOPE-Jet Swing developed by Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation (TNSC) adds a swing function to the energy-saving supersonic oxygen (O 2 ) jet SCOPE-Jet by applying the self-induced oscillation phenomenon of fluids.

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    Air Water builds new rare gas plant


    To expand the stable supply and sales of rare gases xenon and krypton, Air Water is building a new facility to produce them in the cryogenic air separation unit (ASU) which has been operated in Kobe Steel’s Kakogawa Plant since October 2017, The Gas Review reported.

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    Delivery of dry ice under nationwide control from June


    The market of liquid carbon dioxide (LCO 2 ) and dry ice, which has suffered a tight supply for several years, is now facing a more difficult situation for procurement, The Gas Review reports.

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    Construction of FH2R begins


    A consortium of Japanese companies have started construction on a large-scale hydrogen (H 2 ) energy system in Namie-cho, Fukushima Prefecture.

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    Japan’s H2 future


    Renewable energy could drive Australia’s next resource boom as demand for hydrogen (H 2 ) surges worldwide, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) said.

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    Osaka Gas Chemicals and CarboTech AC continue partnership


    Osaka Gas Chemicals and CarboTech AC GmbH are extending their exclusive distributorship for Shirasagi grade carbon molecular sieve (CMS) products for the regions of Europe, Middle East, CIS and the Indian subcontinent by another seven years.

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    ITM Power partners with Sumitomo


    Sumitomo Corporation and ITM Power have entered into a strategic partnership agreement for the development of multi-megawatt projects in Japan based exclusively on ITM Power’s electrolyser products.