Teijin Aramid to present fuel- and CO2-efficient materials at Tire Technology Expo 2020 in Hannover
Arnhem, The Netherlands --- Teijin Aramid B.V., a leading manufacturer of premium aramids, has announced its participation at the Tire Technology Expo 2020 in Hannover, Germany. This is the most important tire-industry exhibition and conference in Europe. At booth C522, Teijin Aramid B.V. will showcase how it's para-aramid Twaron® can enable more fuel- and CO2-efficient tires with no reduction in performance, reinforcement, or protection.
In the fast-changing tire market, manufacturers face increasing challenges. Modern vehicles must meet not only tough speed and weight requirements, but also the growing market demand for sustainability. To develop highly efficient tires that can meet these demands, leading tire manufacturers rely on Teijin's para-aramid fiber Twaron®. Twaron® is proven to enable lighter, stronger, and more sustainable tires that deliver CO2-efficiency while also enabling high-speed, low-weight vehicles. Tires reinforced with Twaron® can be used in many enviroments across private, commercial, and industrial markets. Thanks to its unique properties, Twaron® remains a valuable solution that can drive the ecological footprint, efficiency, performance, durability, and reinforcement and protective capabilities of tires.
- About Teijin Aramid B.V.
- Teijin Aramid B.V. is a subsidiary of the Teijin Group and world leader in aramids. Its aramid products Twaron®, Teijinconex®, Technora® and its ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMW-PE) Endumax® are renowned for their strength, sustainability, safety, heat resistance and low weight. They are used in different applications and markets, including automotive, ballistic protection, marine, civil engineering, protective clothing, ropes, fiber optic cables and oil and gas. These high-performance materials are produced in the Netherlands and Japan.
- 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.