Establishment of Asahi Kasei Airbag Fabric Vietnam

 Asahi Kasei and Asahi Kasei Advance have decided to establish Asahi Kasei Airbag Fabric Vietnam Co., Ltd. (AFV) in Thai Binh Province, Vietnam, together with Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd. (Teijin Frontier), for the manufacture of fabric for airbags.Shareholders are Asahi Kasei Corporation (74%), Asahi Kasei Advanced (20%) and Teijin Frontier Limited (6%).The plant will produce airbag fabrics with a production capacity of 20 million m2/year.Operations are scheduled to begin in the first half of 2024.

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Coca-Cola partners with Indorama Ventures and Trash Lucky to provide PPE suits made from recycled PET plastic bottles in three southernmost provinces of Thailand

 The Coca-Cola system in Thailand, which comprises ThaiNamthip Ltd., HaadThip Plc. and Coca-Cola (Thailand) Ltd., together with Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL) – the world’s largest recycled PET resin producer, and Trash Lucky – an environmental startup, handed over 1,500 PPE suits made from recycled PET bottles. Valued at 750,000 baht, the contribution is part of the ‘Coke Recycle Me with Trash Lucky’ campaign. The high-quality PPE suits were donated to the Department of Health Services in Thailand’s southernmost provinces, Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat, to support medical personnel at the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic response.

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