According to The Gas Review, Taiyo Nippon Sanso Higashikanto performs the recovery of sulphur hexafluoride (SF 6 ), used as an insulating gas in electrical transformers and other devices throughout Japan. They handle between 400 and 500 orders a year.
On 16 th April 2017, Masashi Egami, the founder of ‘Japan’s Specialty Gas Industry’, sadly passed away at the age of 103.
Mitsubishi Kakoki Kaisha (MKK) has opened a hydrogen (H 2 ) fuelling station based on H2Station® technology from Nel ASA in Kawasaki city, Japan.
Showa Denko Gas Products Co., Ltd. (SGP), a consolidated subsidiary of Showa Denko (SDK) headquartered in Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture, has decided to found a new plant to produce liquefied carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) gas in Showa Denko’s Oita Petrochemical Complex located in Oita City, Oita Prefecture.
Seven-Eleven Japan Co, Ltd. and Toyota Motor Corporation have signed an agreement to begin researching energy conservation and carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) emissions reduction in convenience store distribution and operation.
Four companies headquartered in Yokohama and Tokyo have united to create the Advanced Hydrogen Energy Chain Association for Technology Development (AHEAD). Together, they plan to launch the world’s first Global Hydrogen Supply Chain Demonstration Project.