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Japanese companies develop 300-ton pendulums that reduce swaying in skyscrapers during earthquakes

Japanese companies develop 300-ton pendulums that...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 15, 2013

Two Japanese companies have developed giant pendulums they say, when installed atop a skyscraper, can shorten vibrations and reduce swaying ...

Subaru names director of strategic sourcing

Subaru names director of strategic sourcing

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 16, 2012

Subaru Industrial Power Products has named Steve Hartung as the company’s director of strategic sourcing. Hartung has 18 years of experience ...

Topcon celebrates 80 years in business

Topcon celebrates 80 years in business

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 05, 2012

Topcon celebrated its 80th anniversary on September 1. Since 1932, the Tokyo-based company has become an affiliate with Toshiba, expanded in Europe ...

Yokohama Tire to adjust prices on commercial tires

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Mar 07, 2011

Yokohama Tire will implement a price increase of an average of 8 percent on all of its light and medium ...

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