Teijin to Participate in Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics

Tokyo, Japan, Oct 4, 2016--- Teijin Limited announced today that Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin group's fiber-product converting company, and Nantong Teijin Co., Ltd., the group’s textile manufacturing and sales company based in Nantong, China, will participate in Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics–Autumn Edition 2016, one of the world’s biggest and most comprehensive exhibitions of apparel fabric and accessories. The show will be held at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai from October 11 to 13.

Teijin Frontier (stand 6.2-C79), which will be attending for its sixth consecutive year, will exhibit materials developed with advanced post-processing, spinning and yarn-processing processes. It also will present a wide variety of high-quality clothes, including suits, pants and outer wears, made with two outstanding materials:

SOLOTEX, a shape-retaining and stretchable polytrimethylene terephthalate fiber.
DELTAPEAK, a next-generation polyester fabric that combines excellent physical properties with high levels of functionality and quality that are ideal for sports apparel.

Nantong Teijin (stand 4.2-H19), which will be attending for its 14th year, will showcase eco-friendly materials including recycling polyester fiber, partially bio-delivered materials, and newly developed materials using ECO CIRCLE. The stand also will present MICROFT fabric and other solutions for fashionable wear, uniform, and knitted materials.

ECO CIRCLE, the world’s first closed-loop polyester recycling system, was developed by the Teijin group.
MICROFT is a moisture-permeable, water-repellent fabric made with high-performance microfiber.

Teijin Frontier and Nantong Teijin look forward to developing new customers in China and expanding its global market through participation in Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics–Autumn Edition 2016.

The exhibition attracted a record 66,000 people and 4,600 companies from nearly 30 countries last year. More than 2,700 suppliers are expected to participate in the show this 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 JPY 790.7 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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