All Japan articles – Page 6

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    Iwatani targeting China growth


     Iwatani’s sales and business scale far exceeded any other Japanese industrial gas company. Sales totalled around ¥50bn in 2017.

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    Downturn reported in Japan semiconductor market


    The market for semiconductor gas related equipment has been experiencing a rapid downturn since summer 2018, reports The Gas Review.

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    TNSC increases capital of European business upon acquiring Praxair shares


    Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation (TNSC) subsidiaries, TNSC Euro- Holding S.L.U. and TNSC Germany GmbH, have become specified subsidiaries.

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    Osaka Gas Liquide builds new CO2 plant


    Osaka Gas Liquide has established a fully-owned company to produce and sell liquid carbon dioxide (LCO 2 ) and dry ice in Nagaoka City, Niigata. The plant will be the company’s first industrial gas plant outside the Kansai district.

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    Toyota invites PowerHouse Energy to engage in waste gasification partnership


    According to multiple sources, UK based waste to distributed hydrogen (H 2 ) firm, PowerHouse Energy Group plc, has received a formal invitation from Toyota Tsusho Corporation of Japan to engage in advanced commercial discussions regarding its DMG® (Distributed Modular Gasification) technology.

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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.