Teijin Introduces High-Visibility Aramid Fabric

 Teijin Limited has introduced a new aramid fiber fabric suited for use in high-visibility protective apparel thanks to its extra-vivid coloring and resistance to fading. The new aramid fabric is expected to meet growing demands for safety clothing that offers comfort and maneuverability, as well as high visibility. The new aramid fabric is fully compliant with ISO 20471:2013, the international standard for high-visibility clothing that enables others to see the wearer in a variety of lighting conditions. Teijin developed the fabric in collaboration with Komatsu Seiren Co., Ltd., a leading fabric manufacturer. Teijin is strengthening its leading position in the Japanese market for protective apparel, putting forward new hybrid safety

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Teijin Increasing Technora Para-Aramid Fiber Production Capacity

Teijin Limited will expand its Technora para-aramid fiber production by 10% through increasing the capacity at its Matsuyama Factory. Construction will begin this June at a cost of 1.5 billion yen, with operation slated to begin from October 2017. Teijin and Teijin Aramid B.V., the group’s core aramid-fiber business, will jointly expand the worldwide sales of Technora in response to growing demands in global markets. High-performance composite materials offering new value are one of the four business pillars in the Transformation and Growth Strategies of Teijin’s current medium-term business plan. Promising fields for Teijin’s high-performance fibers include infrastructure and energy, safety, functional paper and filters, and mobility. By increasing the

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Teijin Frontier Establishes Subsidiary in Mexico

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.

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