Rendering of Planned Osaka R&D Center (Tentatively Named)

January 21, 2015

UBE to Open New Osaka R&D Center
Ube Industries, Ltd. announced today that it has decided to establish a new R&D facility in July 2016, to be located within the Sakai Factory in Sakai City, Osaka Prefecture. The tentatively named Osaka R&D Center will expand the company's R&D capabilities in the strategic growth segment of specialty products.

January 16, 2015

Advanced Electrolyte Technologies LLC Becomes Subsidiary of Ube Industries
Ube Industries, Ltd. today announced that it is has made Advanced Electrolyte Technologies LLC into a subsidiary, in order to further strengthen its marketing of electrolytes for lithium-ion rechargeable batteries (LIBs).
Toyota Mirai fuel cell sedan

December 08, 2014

UBE Nylon Resin Used in High-Pressure Hydrogen Tank of Toyota Mirai Fuel Cell Sedan
Ube Industries, Ltd. today announced the development of UBENYLON 1218IU, a nylon liner material for hydrogen tanks used in fuel cell vehicles, that was co-developed with Toyota Motor Corporation. UBENYLON 1218IU will be used in the high-pressure hydrogen tank of the Toyota Mirai fuel cell sedan that will launch on December 15, 2014.
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