Tokyo, Japan, May 13, 2015 --- The Teijin Group announced today that it will participate in Chinaplas 2015, Asia’s largest international exhibition for the plastics and rubber industries, which will be held at the China Import & Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou from May 20 to 23. This will mark Teijin’s 16th appearance at the event.
The Teijin booth (11.2L21) will present high-quality resins and films with applications in the fields of automobiles, information and electronics, and environment and energy.
Panlite is a lightweight, shape-retaining and highly transparent polycarbonate resin, used as a glass alternative for vehicles including NV200 taxicabs in New York City, and Multilon is a PC/ABS alloy also used in vehicles around the world.
Information and Electronics
The Teijin booth will exhibit materials that meet demands for bright, high-power LED applications in the information and electronics field. These include materials offering advanced properties for flame retardance and light diffusion, high-efficiency materials for smartphones and tablets, and the new phosphorus flame retardant (FCX-210).
Environment and Energy
BIOFRONT and PLANEXT bioplastics are petroleum-free materials suited to a wide range of applications, including automotive parts, electronic products and components, and medical products. The booth will also exhibit TEONEX, a PEN resin used in the world’s first fire extinguisher to have a transparent plastic cylinder.
The Teijin Group, as part of its medium- to long-term growth plan, is now restructuring its geographic portfolio to expand in China and other promising emerging economies of Asia. The high-performance materials to be displayed at Chinaplas 2015 are among the many products featured in this plan.
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 JPY786.2 billion (USD 6.6 billion) and total assets of JPY 823.7 billion (USD 6.9 billion) in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015.
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