Tokyo, Japan, October 4, 2016 --- Teijin Limited announced today that it will participate in Interfiliere Shanghai, a leading international innerwear materials trade fair being held at Shanghai Exhibition Center on October 12 and 13. Teijin’s booth (1C03) will showcase elk, a lightweight, durable and breathable material that serves as an excellent substitute for polyurethane in a range of cushioning applications.
Teijin will introduce various elk applications, including lingerie, sports brassieres and laminated sheets. Teijin’s elk is environmentally friendly because it is flame-retardant and does not generate cyanogen gas when incinerated.
By participating in Interfiliere Shanghai, Teijin expects to gain increased recognition for elk and the company’s other high-performance polyester materials as it steadily develops its solutions-oriented global market.
The annual Interfiliere Shanghai fair showcases high-quality lingerie, sportswear and beachwear items and materials every October. Last year, the event attracted over 7,000 visitors from some 40 countries in different regions including the US, Europe and Southeast Asia.
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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