Teijin to Participate in ISPO Munich
Tokyo, Japan --- Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group's fibers and products converting company, announced today that it will participate in ISPO Munich, the world's biggest sportswear exhibition, which will take place at Messe München from January 26 to 29.
The booth (Hall: C2, Booth: No.305) will showcase high-function materials which are ideal for sportswear and use recycled materials, while offering excellent comfort. Solutions aimed at preventing microplastics pollution and protecting the environment will also be presented.
Teijin Frontier's exhibit will include:
- Light, Soft and Tear-resistant Fabric
This new lightweight fabric is soft and tear-resistant and is resistant to abrasions and snagging. It is also eco-friendly, using recycled materials.
High-grade artificial leather Cordley® is lightweight, durable and easy to handle, making it ideal for sports applications such as balls and shoes. Recycled materials are used for the base layer and it is produced using fewer organic solvents throughout the manufacturing process, making it eco-friendly.
- Microplastics Pollution Prevention
Non-brushing and heat-insulating products that reduce microplastics will be exhibited, including a bulky, soft sweat-suit fabric and towel-like pile structure fabric from the DELTAPEAK® series. A bulky tricot material integrated with insulation and lining from the Octa® series will also be on display.
- Fluorocarbon-free Water-repellent Materials
Teijin Frontier will exhibit environmentally-friendly fluorocarbon-free materials offering durability and water-repellency, including a waterproof breathable fabric and a water-repelling polyester layer fabric that prevents sweat stain and reduces discomfort of sweat.
- 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.