Teijin to Participate in HeimTextil 2016

Tokyo, Japan, January 7, 2016 --- The Teijin Group announced today that it will showcase a variety of products and solutions focused on comfort and ecology at HeimTextil 2016, the world’s largest home-textiles trade fair, in Frankfurt, Germany from January 12 to 15.

The Teijin booth (B-55, Hall 8.0), designed as a living space to exhibit materials in real-life settings, will present materials used in mattresses, comforters, pillows and other bedding items. Teijin materials that will be on display include the following:

elk® polyester cushioning material
-This lightweight, durable, cushiony and breathable material is an excellent substitute for polyurethane used in mattresses and many other cushioning applications. It is also eco-friendly because it does not generate cyanogen gas when incinerated.

SOLOTEX® polytrimethylene terephthalate fiber
-Teijin will showcase pillows made with SOLOTEX, a polytrimethylene terephthalate fiber that has soft touch. Partially bio-derived, SOLOTEX helps to conserve fossil resources.

Fiber-filling material
-The booth will also present a variety of high-performance polyester fibers for filling applications, including luxuriously soft fiber-filling material.

Teijin will showcase these and other products and solutions to promote the company’s ongoing global-business expansion.

HeimTextil, held every January, attracted about 68,000 visitors from 68 countries last year.

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. 

Press Contact
Corporate Communications
Teijin Limited
+81 3 3506 4055

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