Teijin Establishes Nutraceutical Product Firm for Productive Aging

Tokyo, Japan --- Teijin Limited announced today its establishment of NOMON, Co., Ltd. to sell nutraceutical food and beverages that are scientifically proven to help people maintain their health.

NOMON begins sales of its first nutraceutical product immediately and will expand its product lineup going forward.

Under its brand slogan, "Life Is Long," NOMON will support productive aging to help people maximize their potential to enjoy more fulfilling lives. As part of the Teijin Group's healthcare business, which strives to support people from birth to their final days, NOMON will offer nutraceutical products aimed at enhancing the quality of life worldwide.

NOMON will develop nutraceuticals by combining the Teijin Group's research and development capabilities with clinical evaluation technologies from the group's pharmaceutical and home-healthcare businesses. In addition, it will leverage synergies with Teijin's recent expansions in the healthcare business, including functional food ingredients.

Teijin, which is transforming its business portfolio from a long-term perspective, is creating new businesses in its healthcare business to deliver comprehensive patient services, including services that are not currently reimbursed under the Japanese health insurance system.

About NOMON, Co., Ltd.,

Location Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan
President Kei Yamana
Capital JPY 10 million
Main business Sale of nutraceutical products
URL https://www.nomon.jp(Japanese)

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 over 170 companies and around 20,000 employees spread out over 20 countries worldwide. It posted consolidated sales of JPY888.6 billion (USD 8.1 billion) and total assets of JPY 1020.7 billion (USD 9.3 billion) in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019.

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Teijin Limited

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