ERJ staff report (TP)
Osaka, Japan – Toyo Tire & Rubber announced that Toyo Chemical Industrial Products, a subsidiary of the company’s DiverTech business chemical & industrial products business unit will be an exhibitor at “InnoTrans 2014”, the world’s largest international trade fair for rail transport technology, to be held in Berlin, 23-26 September.
InnoTrans is an international trade show held in alternate years for rail transport suppliers from around the globe to introduce users to the latest products and technologies.
Toyo said: “Interest in railways as an environmentally friendly, highly energy efficient means of transport has grown worldwide, and the previous InnoTrans 2012 attracted record numbers of exhibitors and attendees alike.”
The Toyo Chemical Industrial Products booth will display the company’s air springs and anti-vibration rubber for railway cars while “showcasing the company’s high level of technical capability in supporting railway infrastructure”.
Toyo Tires has set forth global expansion of its railway parts business as one of the business strategies for its DiverTech business unit in the company’s “Mid-term ’14” business plan, and in June 2014 began operation of a joint-venture manufacturing base in China.
The company said it will “continue to aggressively develop new markets overseas”.