Nisshinbo Holdings Inc. is a Japan-based holding company has eight business segments. The Textile segment manufactures and sells textile products. The Break Products segment provides beak assemblies and friction materials for automobile breaks. The Paper segment offers household paper products, such as tissue paper, kitchen towel, fine paper and artificial paper. The Precision Machine segment offers mechatronic products, precise processing components for automobile and plastic molding processing products. The Chemical segment offers carbon silicon, fuel battery separator and others. The Electronics segment offers electronic equipment and medical electronic equipment. The Real Estate segment leases buildings and shopping centers, as well as the sale of residential land. The Others segment is engaged in the wholesale of food and the provision of environmental research services.
On December 29, 2010, through a friendly takeover bid for Japan Radio Co., Ltd. shares,JRC and Nagano Japan Radio Co., Ltd. become as consolidated subsidiaries of the group.
Pacific bluefin tuna status remains worrying, Pew warns United States
A group of scientists assessing the Pacific bluefin tuna population has determined that it is at just 3.3 per cent of its unfished level, a conclusion that according to the organisation Pew Charitable Trust confirms the species’ severely depleted status.