Tokyo, Japan, April 12, 2016 --- 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, will exhibit at the 92nd 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 17 to 19.
The Teijin booth (hall W3, stand CTD04) will showcase 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 and Technora para-aramid fibers and Teijinconex meta-aramid fiber offering top-level heat and flame protection and wearability for protective clothing.
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 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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