The Teijin Group announced that Toho Tenax Co., Ltd., the group’s carbon fibers and composites business, and Shanghai-based Teijin Aramid Asia Co., Ltd., the group’s aramid fibers business, will participate in China Composites Expo 2016, Asia’s largest composites exhibition, in Shanghai from August 31st to September 2nd.Some 470 exhibitors will take part in this annual show.
Supply Still in Shortage Despite Capacity Increases Growing Demand in Africa Modacrylic fiber possesses high flame retardancy in addition to the unique suppleness and excellent dyeability of acrylics. Only three companies in the world are producing modacrylic fiber. The largest producer is Kaneka Corporation of Japan, which is marketing modacrylic fiber under the “Kanecaron” brand. Kaneka started producing Kanecaron in 1957 at its plant in Takasago, Hyogo Prefecture. The plant’s production scale has been continuously increasing since the start of production. The latest capacity increase was undertaken in 2010. Nevertheless, the company could not keep up with the growth in demand, and a production line was newly added to its […]