June 15, 2016
 PVC News No.97 Issued

  Japan PVC Environmental Affairs Council (JPEC) released quarterly magazine of
PVC News #97. Please access the JPEC's website, (Japanese only).

Major Contents:

Interview with Forerunner : Isao IWAI, Director of Celluloid Library Memoir House (Yokohama, Kanagawa), Iwai father and son collected a variety of wares made of celluloid, the first plastics in the world, and display in the House. Iwai told the research and collection history and his hopes and thoughts on the House.

Recycling : FREITAG lab. ag, Change into the best and most unique bags from truck tarpaulins.

PVC Front Line : Advancement of high-frequency heating technology by YAMAMOTO VINITA CO., Ltd. From welding soft PVC to wooden panel joining and thermotherapy apparatus for treatment of cancer

Monozukuri (Manufacturing) : HAYASHI-shouten found their new way of PVC processing business into production of Kanban (sign, index card) cases which are used in Toyota Production System.

Information : Fukuoka Fisheries and Marine Technology Research Center found that PVC pipes have a great effect on cultivation of young clam.

Others : Design competition for upcycling, PVC seminar for students majoring product design, Inventive speakers made of PVC pipes