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TBR Co., Ltd.
We manufacture and sell functional braid ropes for industrial and fishery use.
Our company manufactures and sells functional braid ropes for agricultural, fishery, leisure, and ship use. We have conducted extensive R&D on cord-shaped contact and filtering materials for water purification, and purification systems for industrial wastewater as well as lakes and marshes. This R&D is based on our functional braid rope technology. We also handle drain-free circulation-type water purification systems for plant and fish factories, spilt oil recovery materials for oceans and rivers, oceanic seaweed bed construction, and oceanic environment improvement materials. New uses of braid cords for collecting rare metal sources and braid-shaped materials for collecting radioactive substances have been attracting attention. They are also used to decontaminate polluted water at Tokyo Electric Power Company’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.
[Company strength] We are a pioneer of manufacturing functional braid ropes for industrial materials. We are a niche-top company with many original and patented products. Our products are used in a wide range of fields from automobiles and home electronics appliances to electric power. They are used in fields including fashion, interiors, sports, leisure, tent sheets, flag lines, ships, anti-pollution measures, engine starters, and dog lines, as well as agriculture, forestry, and fisheries. Our company has been committed to ocean development, environmental protection, and onshore aquaculture systems since its establishment. This is because our company was established as a manufacturer of twisted thread for fishing nets. [Business description] Our company manufactures and sells functional braid ropes for fishery and industrial materials. We have conducted extensive R&D on cord-shaped contact and filtering materials for water purification, and purification systems for industrial wastewater as well as lakes and marshes. We also handle drain-free circulation-type water purification systems for plant and fish factories, spilt oil recovery materials for oceans and rivers, oceanic seaweed bed construction, and oceanic environment improvement materials. Braid cords for collecting rare metal sources and braid-shaped materials for collecting radioactive substances are currently attracting attention. They are also used to decontaminate polluted water at Tokyo Electric Power Company’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. [Industry] Functional braid rope manufacturing and sales [Strength of products/technologies] We develop products that contribute to the survival of organisms on Earth in the twenty-first century, with a focus on products that apply the technology of the traditional braiding industry. We aim to manufacture products that contribute to the coexistence of humans and nature, and to the construction of a recycling-oriented society. This is done by incorporating environmentally friendly designs to the greatest extent possible. We produce water recycling systems for reusing wastewater, no-drain water-circulating aquaculture systems, and products for agriculture using microorganisms, enzymes, yeast or photosynthesis. We also supply materials for global-scale crisis mitigation and repairs, such as soil improvement materials, oceanic environment improvement materials, and functional ropes for fisheries. [Representative's message] Our corporate management started from the concept that we, as humans, need to restore what we have destroyed, which will result in the balancing of the natural world. Our company is also making proactive efforts to restore seaweed beds that have been lost due to marine pollution and land reclamation. This is done by making use of artificial seaweed and artificial spawning algae. The demand for environmental products for purifying rivers and lakes is growing in Asia, but we think that they will be needed only temporarily until sewage systems are established. Human life places a load on the natural world. The first issue for developing countries to solve is still environmental contamination. Environmental purification using microorganisms is more efficient in warm areas. Water, air, and soil environments can be purified with peace of mind and safety by making use of the natural purification abilities of autochthonous bacteria. [Company structure for market development/overseas expansion] Our overseas business department supervises Shanghai TBR Co., Ltd. (100% subsidiary and production site) and the TBR Shanghai Office (sales site). Our sales, environmental business, and production departments work together depending on the field. Many of our products are purchased in small lots by customers in a wide range of fields, so different departments develop sales channels depending on the industry type or field. [Market share/Ranking] Market share of braid ropes for industrial materials: 50% (Nikkei Business, July 4, 2005, "Small Top Company") ranking top in the industry (Teikoku Databank 2013). [Awards and media coverage] [Awards] Higashiaichi Shinbun, Social Prize (2013); Aichi Environmental Award, Bronze Prize (2011); Science and Technology Agency Director General's Award (1997); and New Business Award, Environment Prize (1996). [Media] Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, "Win: SME Stories," four serial appearances (January 20 to 23, 2015); Nippon Jitsugyo Publishing, New Top Leader, "Sparkling Small Company" (May 2014). [Authorization/Certification] Aichi Quality Company (Certificate No. 044). [Joint research and development] Industrial property rights: 50 in Japan and abroad. [Main Clients / Business History (domestic)] Nichimo (braid ropes), Nitto Seimo (braid ropes), Toyota Motor and other automobile manufacturers (braids, cords, and Biocord), Tokyo Electric Power Company (decontamination braids for Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant), Tohoku Electric Power Company (anti-jellyfish nets), Chubu Electric Power Company (oil absorbents), Mitsubishi Kakoki (microorganism deodorization carriers), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (Biocord), JFE Engineering (Biocord), Mitsui Chemicals (consignment processing of oil absorbents), and many other major manufacturers. Companies related to the treatment of turbid water at construction sites and water purification, Kajima, Obayashi, Taisei, Shimizu, Takenaka, Goyo, Asunaro Aoki Construction, and so on. [Main Clients / Business History (overseas)] Deliveries to the USA, Canada, Chile, Peru, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Taiwan, China, Korea, Mongol, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Israel, Luanda, Iceland, Norway, and Spain.
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