According to statistics released from the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), the nation’s production of disposable diapers in February 2017 increased by 9.2% in weight compared to the same month of last year to 72,310 tons. In quantity, production rose by 13.6% to 2,003.06 million sheets. Disposable diaper production increased for both adults and babies. The production of disposable diapers for adults grew by 3.3% in weight to 30,136 tons and by 4.8% in quantity to 647.13 million sheets. The pants type grew by 4.6% to 10,947 tons, and the pad/liner type was up 4.0% to 18,464 tons. The production of disposable diapers for babies (pants type) […]
The Teijin Group announced that its core aramid fiber business, Teijin Aramid and fiber and products converting business, Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd. would exhibit in Techtextil 2017. In hall 4.1, booth E09, Teijin will showcase advanced solutions incorporating various proprietary materials that are widely used in safety and protection, infrastructure, automotive and other industrial fields, including: Teijinconex meta-aramid fiber, which offers highly durable heat resistance and flame retardation for firefighting protective apparel and industrial uniforms. It is also used as a reinforcement material for heat-resistant filters, rubber belts and turbocharger hoses. Teijinconex neo meta-aramid fiber, which achieves unsurpassed heat resistance, excellent dyeability and environmental compliance for diverse solutions suited for protective […]
Only two more months until the doors open to Techtextil North America 2017 in Chicago, Illinois (U.S.). The 2017 exhibitor list proves to be the best show held outside of Atlanta yet. With over 151 exhibitors from 17 countries and growing, 2017 is a record-breaking year for this event.