Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group’s fiber-products converting company, established Teijin Frontier Mexico S.A. de C.V in Mexico City on February 3rd as its first automotive material subsidiary in the Americas. The subsidiary will manufacture and sell materials for auto manufacturing, and will serve as the headquarters for the North American market, where Teijin Frontier is aiming to expand its market share by supplying rubber and materials for car seats and airbags to Japanese and other automobile companies operating in Mexico. Sales and marketing activities are scheduled to begin in July 2016.
Toray International, Inc. will present approximately 100 items at View Premium Selection including the most suitable brushed fabrics and wool-like polyester fabrics for the fall/winter season. According to Kazuhiko Ishihara, General Manager of the Textiles Trading Dept. at Toray International, the company is focused on exhibitions in Germany including Munich Fabric Start that will be held after View Premium Selection. This is attributable to the following facts regarding German-speaking countries: (1) They continue to remain Europe’s largest apparel market, (2) Apparel and textile suppliers strongly have a maker temperament, and (3) Made-in-Japan fabrics are highly appreciated in these markets. Toray International is actively proposing made-in-Japan fabrics leveraging on the production […]
Japanese textile manufacturers in production districts and fabric trading firms are beginning to take a serious attitude toward expanding fabric exports again. This can be seen in the fact that many Japanese companies are exhibiting in the textile exhibitions which Premiere Vision and Milano Unica have newly organized for July in response to industry’s needs for earlier holdings. European textile exhibitions have mainly been held in February for the spring/summer season, and in September for the fall/winter season. The three major exhibitions of Premiere Vision Fabrics, Milano Unica and Munich Fabric Start have been held in this schedule. However, business negotiations with major brands are already over by these dates, […]