Tokyo, Japan, August 25, 2016 --- Teijin Cordley Limited, the Teijin Group's high-grade artificial leather business, announced today that it would exhibit its lineup of top-quality artificial leather at a world-leading trade fair for functional materials used in sports and outdoor wear. The NW Materials Show will feature some 250 exhibitors in Portland, USA on August 30 and 31.
Teijin Cordley, appearing in the semiannual show for a 20th time, will present a range of innovative, high-grade artificial leather used for athletic shoes, balls and other sports applications. Materials to be showcased at the Teijin Cordley stand (No. 203) are targeted at spring and summer 2018 collections.
The company expects to further raise its awareness in sports fields by participating in the NW Materials Show.
Teijin Cordley leverages advanced technologies to develop high-grade artificial leather materials that offer high levels of comfort, durability, breathability and moisture permeability.
Value-added, high-performance composite materials are one of the four business pillars in the Transformation and Growth Strategies of Teijin’s current medium-term business plan. The company has put a high priority on leveraging its high-performance materials to develop advanced solutions that 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 JPY790.7 billion (USD 7.4 billion) and total assets of JPY 823.4 billion (USD 7.7 billion) in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2016.
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