Tokyo, Japan, April 13, 2015 --- The Teijin Group, a world-leading supplier of high-performance fibers, announced today that Teijin Limited and its Shanghai-based Teijin Aramid Asia Co., Ltd., the group's aramid fibers business, would exhibit at the 90th China International Occupational Safety & Health Goods Expo. The international trade fair for safety production, reinforcement and personal protections will be held at the Shanghai New International Expo Center from April 14 to 16.
The Teijin booth (hall W2, stand BTE03) will unveil Teijinconex neo, a new meta-aramid fiber for the Chinese market. Teijinconex neo achieves unsurpassed heat resistance, excellent dyeability and environmental compliance for diverse solutions suited to protective clothing.
The Teijin booth will also present high-performance solutions incorporating the group’s proprietary Twaron, Technora and Teijinconex aramid fibers offering top-level heat and flame protection and wearability for protective clothing used by military personnel, firefighters and police. The products also provide comfort in terms of light weight, flexibility and breathability.
High-performance composite materials that offer 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 safety, infrastructure and energy, functional paper and filters, and mobility. The company has put a high priority on leveraging its high-performance materials in advanced solutions to meet diverse demands in the global market.
About the Teijin Group
Teijin (TSE: 3401) is a technology-driven global group offering advanced solutions in the areas of sustainable transportation, information and electronics, safety and protection, environment and energy, and healthcare. Its main fields of operation are high-performance fibers such as aramid, carbon fibers & composites, healthcare, films, resin & plastic processing, polyester fibers, products converting and IT. The group has some 150 companies and around 16,000 employees spread out over 20 countries worldwide. It posted consolidated sales of JPY784.4 billion (USD 7.7 billion) and total assets of JPY 768.4 billion (USD 7.5 billion) in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014.
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