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2002.07.01
Sanoh Associate Performs Lifesaving Rescue

On June 9, 2002, a Sanoh associate came to the rescue of two men who nearly drowned in the lower reaches of the Tone River, located in Koga City, Ibaraki Prefecture. One of the men had lost consciousness, however the associate was able to save his life by administering proper artificial respiration, which was taught at a lifesaving training session given by our company. On June 17, the Sanoh associate was awarded public recognition by the chief of police for … Read More

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2002.06.01
In-house production of plastic products begin with the goal of 24 hour operation.

Sanoh is experiencing continued growth with our plastic tube due to the ability to significantly reduce the weight of the automobile, more stringent environmental regulations, etc. Sanoh started the in-house production of quick connectors to provide our customers with a high quality product that compliments the in-house production of Sanoh’s plastic tube. Accordingly, Sanoh has introduced the most advance electromotive injection molding machines into our production systems. Material loading, equipment controls and other systems are continually being managed and monitored … Read More

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2002.05.01
Operation to Clean the Watarase Drainage Basin

On April 13, Sanoh collaborated as an ISO 14001 certified acquisition company to clean the Watarase drainage basin. Seventy-one Sanoh employees volunteered to participate in the event to work to promote environmental preservation, as the ecosystem and scenery of the Watarase drainage basin are being threatened by illegal waste disposal. The Watarase drainage basin is located roughly 2 km from Sanoh’s Koga plant. It is the largest drainage basin in Japan, with an area of approximately 33 square km – … Read More

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2002.04.01
Tube production totals the distance to the moon and back, 6 times!

As of the end of March 2002, total tube production has reached over 4,700,000km since production began in 1963. This distance is equivalent to traveling to the moon and back 6 times or 177 laps around the equator. Our steel and plastic tubing is used for both automotive parts and electronic products, and adheres to strict quality and safety standards. We continually strive to provide the highest quality, stable supply, low cost, and to create a product that satisfies the … Read More

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2002.03.01
The Sanoh Global Operations Conference

The 4th Annual Sanoh Global Operations Conference was held on February 22 2002, gathering Sanoh representatives from 12 of our overseas affiliate companies. Sanoh holds this conference every year with the aim of enhancing overall cohesiveness and strengthening communication within our global operations. At this year’s conference, with the directors and all department heads in attendance, an active discussion was held concerning issues facing our overseas affiliates and future business strategies. During the conference, an Award for Management Effort was … Read More

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2002.02.01
Sanoh’s FIR contributes to make the inside of an automobile more pleasant and comfortable.

Sanoh’s FIR (Fuel Injection Rail) is a product designed to uniformly supply fuel to the injector. A key feature of this product is that it reduces the pulsation generated by the injector. By reducing this pulsation, our FIR also greatly decreases the amount of unpleasant noise that can travel to the cabin of the car from the engine room, a vast improvement over earlier products. We expect there to be a great demand for our FIR from potential customers, both … Read More

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2002.01.01
Environmental Protection through Plastic Tube Technology

Sanoh’s multi-layer conductive plastic tube is currently the subject of considerable attention in Japan. It has been designed for export to North America, and so it must conform to strict local environmental regulations. Plastic tube has the advantages of being lightweight and easily formed. Demand for this product is increasing worldwide, however conventional products of this material have been plagued by the problem of gasoline permeation, which results in environmental pollution. We have succeeded in developing a plastic tube which … Read More

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2001.12.01
Sanoh’s Technology Improves Seatbelt Safety

The Sanoh pretensioner pipe is an important security component used in the Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR). The use of this pipe allows the ELR to instantaneously take up seatbelt slack the moment a collision occurs, firmly restraining the driver and passengers in their seats, and thus providing an improved level of safety in comparison to previous systems. The success of our technical personnel in designing this product has been through the use of pipes with high pressure resistance, and by … Read More

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2001.12.01
High Performance Battery for Assisted Bicycle

The Sanoh Ni-MH battery was selected for the Honda Step Compo, a foldable electric-motor assisted bicycle released for sale in Japan in April 2001. This Sanoh Ni-MH battery was developed to fulfill the requirements of the Step Compo’s development theme of “lighter” “smaller” and “further”. Its recyclability, speedy charging time of 2.5 hours and the absence of harmful substances such as lead or cadmium are some of its notable features.

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2001.10.01
Sanoh Industrial Co., Ltd., supplying nickel hydride batteries for use as robot power sources.

Sanoh Industrial Co., Ltd. has continued to develop and research nickel hydride (Ni-MH) battery technology and is currently supplying batteries for use as a robot power source. Most recently, Sanoh’s Ni-MH batteries were used in “ASIMO,” a lightweight humanoid robot manufactured by Honda Motor Co., Ltd. C.E.O. Yozo Takeda & ASIMO