RIKEN CORPORATION

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Environmental Activities

Environmental Policy

Environmental Policy

ACTIVITIES RELATED TO PRESERVING THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT

Corporate Office & Sales Office Activities Reduction of fuel consumption by continuously maintaining company vehicles and by eliminating idling during parking
Kashiwazaki Region
  • Systematic prioritization of environmental conservation when developing and introducing new equipment
  • Observance of intra-company noise standards
  • Control of cupola furnace soot and dust
  • Promotion of tree planting at plants
  • Elimination of chlorine based organic solvents
Kumagaya Region
  • Comprehensive monitoring of specific plant equipment stipulated by law (dust collectors, etc.)
  • Reduction of underground water use
  • Promotion of tree planting at plants
  • Elimination of chlorine based organic solvents

ACTIVITIES RELATED TO DEVELOPMENT OF PRODUCTS FRIENDLY TO THE ENVIRONMENT

Corporate Office & Sales Office Activities Managerial and policy support for development programs that contribute to energy savings
Kashiwazaki Region
  • Development of piston rings that help the environment by reducing engine oil consumption & blowby gases and improving fuel economy through reduced friction
  • Development of light-weight castings that help reduce fuel consumption
  • Development of low friction engine and auxiliary parts that will result in higher energy savings
Kumagaya Region
  • Development of advanced exhaust valve seat inserts for gasoline engines
  • Substitution of recyclable resins for PVC resin used on corrosion-proof pipefittings
  • Development of NOx sensors to comply with new automotive and truck exhaust regulations

EXAMPLES OF PRODUCTS FRIENDRLY TO THE ENVIRONMENT

Products
(1)Thin & Low-Tension Oil Rings Reduced friction, Reduced Oil Consumption,
(2)Lightweight Valve Lifters Weight Reduction in Engine
(3)Aluminum Retainers Weight Reduction in Engine
(4)Hollow Camshafts Weight Reduction in Engine
(5)SUSFIT Easily Recycled
(6)Corrosion-Proof Pipe Fittings Easily Recycled