Find out why and how presidents of MOBIO exhibitors started “INNOVATION and CHALLENGE” through the special interview.
”Meet the President” No.54 is Mr. Sasaki of SASAKI CHEMICAL CO.,LTD. (More info.)

- Chemical polishing solution, Oxide film remover, Stripping solution

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Basic Business Principle – Problem Solving

Since its foundation, it is the Sasaki’s everlasting business principle to search for potential demand in a market and to relieve manufacturing difficulties from operators.

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Therefore an “S-Clean” product line, neutral rust remover, was developed to avoid product damage without using a toxic substance, such as hydrochloric acid or nitric acid.

Sasaki said, “We have improved its efficiency several times to be used for electronic components for LCD TVs when it was mainstream of TV business. Now it is widely used for solar cell components. At each manufacturing site, customers appreciate its neutrality because it is much easier to manipulate.”

SJ-Gel Won “2016 New Selection in Kansai” by MITI, Japan

Since Sasaki was assigned as a CEO, he paid his attention to develop new products, new services and expansion of branded products. One of new products is an oxide film remover “S-PURE SJ-Gel”, designed to respond to voices from welding workshops who wanted to solve problems in water quality and environment.
“Is they any oxide film remover that does not contain nitric acid and phosphorus to solve effluent problem?” was requested by welding operators to Sasaki. Sasaki decided to start a product development. In order to apply its remover to more locations and to reduce effluent problem, Sasaki’s engineering team struggled to develop a gel type remover.

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The team came to a rough idea to create a new remover by using chloride-based chemicals without using poisonous substances, however it took three years for the team to find out the best compounding mix. When a SJ-Gel was released in 2012, it was well accepted by welders owing to its convenience of brushing and feasible reduction of drainage problem.

Sasaki said “I have requested a public research institute to analyze metal surface condition after removing an oxide film caused by welding. And it was proved SJ-Gel created a protective film on metal surface that has durability more than equal to treatment result by popular nitric hydrofluoric acid. Such an official proof assisted SJ-Gel to promote its outstanding technology and resulted in “2016 New Selection in Kansai” by MITI (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan).

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Because it is not poisonous substance, it can be distributed through online selling system. To penetrate such distribution, Sasaki developed three types to have established new business market. Especially 300g type is widely appreciated by small welding factories and has been selected by more than 60 on-line business companies as a hot seller.

An alchemist style manufacturing

Sasaki describes his company as “an alchemist style chemicals manufacturer”, that means Sasaki has invented series of epoch-making products by compounding pharmaceutical and different material effectively. Instead of setting up major production system, as an SME, Sasaki has established high-mix low-volume production system, that effectively maneuvers to fit a market need.
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“Dry-Keep” is a patented and popular product, created through such a chemical compounding technology in 1989, by kneading hygroscopic agent in a plastic resign. It is possible to form “moisture absorbing” bags and containers to package valuable medicines and foods because “Dry-Keep” application does not require any drying silica gel. It reduces material consumption and extends product life-span and awarded by Kyoto Eco-Style Product in 2015.

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Taking command of a corps in a battle, Sasaki is tackling another object. Sasaki said, “Since a corporate foundation Sasaki has worked in a pharmaceutical market, now we would like to enter a new market. Expanding our business domain in a science category, I wish to put in place a new business framework that can meet the needs of the times, such as to provide services to improve manufacturing productivity, to develop eco and human friendly technology and etc.”


Interviewed on March 17, 2016

Send your question or request from here to Sasaki.

 

The cross-industry meeting in the MOBIO Tech Hall is filled with topics. Three exhibitors explained their state-of-the-art technologies on April 12.

Participants asked many questions to speakers, such as “Does it mean …?”, “So do you think …”.

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●New products for construction market

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SHARP CHEMICAL IND. CO.,LTD. (More info.)

1)The first launch in the industry! The metallic color sealant is suitable for aluminum plate sealing, Denatured metallic M, and is usable to overcoat sheet metal repairing.
2)Peel off  when the paste thickened!  The new gel type paste is good to post papers on the concrete wall where rivets are improper, that is distributed through online sale channel.
3)Luminous in the darkness: A selant is formed of a resin material containing luminous phosphor in a synthetic resin.

●Shave metals, cut operation hour, reduce production cost

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SOLID TOOL CO., LTD. (More info.)

1)One carbide tool works as five tools

Formed (stepped) carbide tools can precisely finish holes in 2 to 10 steps. One formed tool can perform H7 (JIS standard) finishing, replacing combined works using several different tools, and reducing the number of processing steps and production lead time, exclusively by each users.

2)Finishing multi-stage holes

Using an integrated, multi-step burnishing reamer designed to match the shape of the work piece can serveseveral functions at the same time, solving the problem of concentricity or coaxiality and reducing total work time.

●Speed reduction to transmit increased power

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MAKISHINKO CO.,LTD. (More info.)

1)The warm reduction gear market leader in Japan! It offers a wide product line including 1M tall size, applicable models for multistage parking system, moving a stage curtain and  a lighting apparatus at a stage setting and etc.

The latest introduction is a aluminum body series, whose weight is lighter by 45 percent for easier installation to machinery. Moreover its surface area is increased by 200 percent to increase heat radiation drastically.

2)Its jack line is well-known to offer variation of product range in the industry. The large type lift the vessel at the ship yard and some models are equipped in the stage setting. The displayed jack in the Tech Hall is capable to lift 500 kgs.

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Frank discussion continued overtime and participants were relaxed and enjoyed their free time as much as possible. We, at MOBIO, really look forward to collaborate with participants all the year round.

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MOBIO Café Meeting is a cross-industry gathering, held twice a month. It offers opportunity to participants asking any questions freely. In May MOBIO goes out the Tech. Hall and holds the Meeting in the town hall at Settsu city in Osaka. Hand-on communication among companies is to be delivered by speakers from Settsu city and MOBIO.

Date: May 12 (Thu)  PM 6:30 – PM 8:30

Location: Settsu city, Osaka

➡Read more information.

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It was another fun time to know attractive technology informed by exhibitors: Aluminum body warm reduction gear, metallic color sealant, high-efficiency cutting tool, etc. Watch and listen exhibitors’ presentation. Read company details from here:

MAKISHINKO CO., LTD.

SHARP CHEMICAL IND. CO., LTD.

SOLID TOOL CO., LTD.

 

MOBIO Cafe Meeting on March 23 was a memorable gathering, celebrating its 100th session. All participating exhibitors (twelve) joined to explain technologies. It was another step forward to develop new business among participating parties. MOBIO Café Meeting is a cross-industry gathering, held twice a month. It offers opportunity to participants asking any questions freely.

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●Extinguishing fire earlier with water saving function

ECTechno Inc. ⇒Click for more info.

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A portable fire extinguishing unit with a water saving nozzle is connectable to the nearest water faucet to the origin to a fire.

●Aiming at the Japan’s leading plastic hook manufacturer

KAWASHIMA INDUSTRIES CO., LTD. ⇒ Click for more info.

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It offers rapid integrated support for planning, injection molding, ultrasonic welding, paining, coating and assembly of plastic products.

●Fabricating prototypes for a new product development

TAISEI MONAC CO., LTD. ⇒ Click for more info.

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Whether plastic or metal, it provides a wide range of cutting, machining and other work techniques to produce realistic models.

●A vanishing scrub agent in a hand-wash detergent

SUZUKI YUSHI INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. ⇒ Click for more info.

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Adding to an inorganic spherical porous particle for use in chemistry, it introduced a new industrial hand-wash detergent that include a vanishing scrub agent.

●Metal machining from made-to-order parts to mass production parts

KINKI INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. ⇒ Click for more info.

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Applying its expertise fabricating hydraulic cylinder parts for hair dressing chairs, it offers a high-mix low-volume machining production.

●Its pre-coating process makes the difference!

FUTABA-TOSO CO., LTD. ⇒ Click for more info.

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Its original putty protects metal castings from oil for more than 30 years and bake coating of rich colors provides functionality and beauty of a machinery.

●Helping stamping processes reduction up to 1/6 by a mold

KONISHI METAL MOLD ENGINEERING ,LTD. ⇒ Click for more info.

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Its “new hybrid mold” is an entirely new mold technology to simultaneously conduct processing and machine processing.

●Thin plate welding by laser: The world leading operation for lithium batteries

 SANGO INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. ⇒ Click for more info.

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Its ultra thin plate welding technology has developed another step forward realizing “alloying” by different metal welding, such as combinations of aluminum and phosphor bronze, and nickel and iron.

●An information operations through “creating stories’ about “assets’

Osaka Chaos CO., LTD. ⇒ Click for more info.

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It aims at strategic collaboration to enhance companies’ values through multifaceted creation of services and markets.

●The Last Stronghold for Weatherability (light resistance) Testing

KANSAI LABORATORY CO., LTD. ⇒Click for more info.

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One year’s outdoor exposure can be reproduced in two to three days by super-accelerated testing equipment for discoloration and degradation of plastics, films and metallic paints.

●An ultra thin rubber sheet

KAMEIDO RUBBER INDUSTRIES CO., LTD.

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With its unique technology the ultra thin like 0.1 mm rubber sheets are available.

●Multilayer bellows for vacuum and high pressure applications

MITSUMOTO RASENKAN KOGYO CO., LTD. ⇒ Click for more info.

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Using an original deep drawing technology, it reduces thin plate ( 0.1 mm) to fabricate thin and equally thin wall, offering great flexibility and a large contraction ratio.

●Metalworking will be improved by made-to-order lubricants!

KANSAI TOKUSYU KOSAKU-YU CO., LTD. ⇒ Click for more info.

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It uses a trial and error approach to develop metalworking fluids that meet customers’ needs, and manufactures them in small lots.

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Frank discussion continued overtime and participants were relaxed and enjoyed their free time as much as possible. We, at MOBIO, really look forward to collaborate with participants all the year round.

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The next MOBIO Cafe Meeting will be hosted on April 12 by three exhibitors.

Hot news from March 16, MOBIO Cafe Meeting

Join the Cafe Meeting in the Tech Hall and learn the full story from next time.

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Read on schedule from here

View how its works! The First LED Indicator Type in the world among magnetic float liquid level gauges (Pat. Registered) developed by SAWADA SEISAKUSHO CO., LTD., Japan.

More info: SAWADA SEISAKUSHO 

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Hot news from Feb. 17 MOBIO Cafe Meeting

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Topics were metallized products, doorstops and laser processing.

Join the Cafe Meeting in the Tech Hall and learn the full story from next time.

Read on schedule from here

MOBIO Cafe Meeting on February 2 was Technology presentation on by 12 companies from  ”Kansai New Selection 2016″ exhibition.

It was another step forward to develop new business among participating parties. February special exhibition runs till February 29 displayed by 20 companies.

MOBIO Café Meeting is a cross-industry gathering. It offers opportunity to participants asking any questions freely. If you have any request or questions to presenters, please send it to MOBIO (Click here).

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1) Welding burnt removal agent for SUS / SASAKI CHEMICAL CO.,LTD. (Read more)
“S-PURE SJ-Gel” is the Oxide Film Remover on stainless steel. It comes by soft or hard gel form without fluorine contents and reduces waste liquid treatment cost.

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2) Tapping screw for thin plate / YAMASHINA CO., LTD.

Its screw, Thinca, binds thin steel plates very tightly without any burring or nuts, and assist product miniaturization at reduced cost.

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3) Air-heat transfer system / NAVITAS CO., LTD.

NATS, Navitas Air – heat Transfer System, only transfers design printed on the film to products instead of hydraulic transfer system and decorative area drastically.

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4) Hybrid low-temperature surface treatment / ASAHI HEAT TREATMENT CO., LTD.

By hybrid and low temperature carburizing processing technology, it prolongs the product life of stainless steel part and achieves energy savings.

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5) Water saving nozzles / DG TAKANO CO., LTD.

Its water saving nozzle, Bubble 90, is the only nozzle that creates pulsating flow without using electricity and saves water consumption up to 90% of washing away.

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6) Sunshine reflection sheet / KOIZUMI JUTE MILLS LTD.

Its “Shiro Pika” reflects and insulates sunshine with high efficiency, that attracts high attention from farming industry.

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7) Thin wall injection molding / ASKA COMPANY LTD.

ASKA is the specialist to produce thin wall injected products by using exclusive measuring devices, starting from planning to mass production.

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8) Electrically powered bed / SEAHONENCE INC.

Its electrically powered bed for  in‐home care, Sai, has been designed to position for preventing patients from aspiration and for allowing nurses oral care easily.

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9) Nano metal particle ink jet printer and ink / KISHU GIKEN KOGYO CO.,LTD.

Utilizing technology of ink jet printer head and nano particle metal ink, KISHU has developed ink jet printer device and exclusive ink to provide stable ejection and excellent depiction.

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10) Chamfer dimension inspection machine / MARUNOUCHI MACHINERY CO., LTD.

Its high speed and highly accurate measuring equipment measures radial chamfer dimension (inside or outside) without any contact to products easily and stores image data with figures.

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11) Food transfer pump unit / HEISHIN LTD.

The first in the industry! Its exclusive screw pump detects magnetized rubber debris during food transportation if there is any from the rubber pump unit.

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12) Vacuum fryer / ATLAS TECHNO SERVICE CO., LTD.

The compact vacuum fryer is good for food processing factory to preserve food for a long time, installed patented oil filtering system.

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Frank discussion continued overtime and the meeting finished with smiles of the participants.

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The next MOBIO Cafe Meeting will be hosted on February 17 by three exhibitors.
Read on for details and register participation in advance from here!

1) KAWASO TEXCEL CO., LTD.

Ceramic-Metalized technology

2) SKB CO., LTD.

Well-Assorted & Selectable Doorstops

3)  SUGI QUALITY INDUSTRY CO. LTD.

Laser processing of pipes and irregularly shaped materials

Exhibitors from “Kansai New Selection” event introduced their state-of-the-art technology certified by Japan governmental organization, MITI Kansai.

Feburuary 2 MOBIO Cafe Meeting was a full of fun!

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Join the next meeting on February 17 MOBIO Cafe Meeting by three presenters:

1) KAWASO TEXCEL CO., LTD. —Ceramic-Metalized technology

2) SKB CO., LTD. — Well-Assorted & Selectable Doorstops

3) SUGI QUALITY INDUSTRY CO. LTD. — Laser processing of pipes and irregularly shaped materials

MOBIO Cafe Meeting on January 26 was Technology presentation on by 10 companies from Ehime Pref. Exhibition. It was another step forward to develop new business among participating parties.

MOBIO Café Meeting is a cross-industry gathering. It offers opportunity to participants asking any questions freely. If you have any request or questions to presenters, please send it to MOBIO (Click here).

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Wire cloth / TAKENAKA WIRE CLOTH CO., LTD.

Its “Bamboo screen” is the crimped wire cloth bamboo screen and is used at Tokyo International airport.

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Cosmetic paper product / HATTORI PAPER MFG.CO., LTD.

Its wet tissues containing strongly acidic electrolyte assist to maintain healthy skin.

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Interior finishing material / FUJIWARA CHEMICAL CO., LTD.

Fujiwara’s interior finishing material add more values to the interiors to meet customer’s demand.

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Antibacterial processed wet towel by platinum particle /  NISHI SENKOH CO.

NISHI’s wet towels in hand bags remain clean and bacteriostatic by use of antibacterial technology.

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Made-to-order cotton non-woven fabric / MARUSAN INDUSTRY CO.,LTD.

Its cotton sheet will be changed to carbonate sheet mask simply by putting it into water.

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Microbial materials / TOYO SHOKUSAN INC.

Its Ehime AI-1, microbial materials work for water improving and cleaning.

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Vacuum and thin-film forming compact devices / YOUTH ENGINEEERING CO., LTD.

Its roll-to-roll type, an experimental device forms metal thin-film rapidly.

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DC brushless motor / HOKUTO INC.

Its “Fish Scale Remover” is durable and water proof, installed and exclusive DC brushless motor.

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Large woodwork / AISHIN CRAFTS CO., LTD.

Using NC machine it is capable to create large products made of plastic and composite wood on top of wooden name plates.

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Sportswear / MARUTAKA INDUSTRY INC.

Its “Light Wit” is the Body trunk supporting inner wear for athletes to keep a correct posture.

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Frank discussion continued overtime and the meeting finished with smiles of the participants.

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The next MOBIO Cafe Meeting will be hosted on February 2 by companies from “Kansai New Selection 2016″ Exhibition.
Read on for details and register participation in advance from here!