Teijin to Exhibit Protective Apparel Solutions at A+A 2017 in Dusseldorf

Tokyo, Japan, October 13, 2017 --- Teijin Aramid B.V., the Teijin Group’s aramid business, announced today that it will participate in A+A 2017, the largest international trade forum for safety, security and health at work.

The Teijin Aramid stand (hall: 9, booth: A39) will display variety of its protective apparel solutions, including:

-Cooing Vest, Teijin’s newly developed garment for protective apparels featuring unprecedented heat-resistance, flame-retardance and body-heat reduction to protect firefighters’ safety.
-Teijinconex meta-aramid fiber, offering highly durable heat resistance and flame retardation for firefighting protective apparel and industrial uniforms.
-Teijinconex neo meta-aramid fiber, achieves unsurpassed heat resistance, excellent dyeability and environmental compliance for diverse solutions suited to protective clothing.
-Twaron and Technora para-aramid fibers, offering exceptional strength in tenacity, shock-resistance, dimensional stability and arc-resistance for bulletproof, protective clothing and reinforcement applications.

Teijin Aramid always focuses on both customers’ and end users’ requirements and uses these insights in constantly developing solutions that meet these requirements. Through the attendance to A+A 2017, Teijin Aramid will deepen its relationship with all partners throughout the value chain to strengthen its position as a leading solution provider in the global protective apparel market.

The Teijin Group aims to enhance disaster-readiness measures and states safety, security and disaster mitigation solutions as one of the core priority fields in its medium-term management plan for 2017-2019. The group will further contribute to safety at work and people’s lives by leveraging its high-performance materials, and long years of technology development and know-how.

About the Teijin Group
Teijin (TSE: 3401) is a technology-driven global group offering advanced solutions in the areas of environmental value; safety, security and disaster mitigation; and demographic change and increased health consciousness. 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 170 companies and around 19,000 employees spread out over 20 countries worldwide. It posted consolidated sales of JPY 741.3 billion (USD 6.5 billion) and total assets of JPY 964.1 billion (USD 8.5 billion) in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017.

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