Material reacts to body heat

November 1st, 2022

Japan-based Mitsui Chemicals has developed a new material that detects and responds to body temperature. Called HUMOFIT®, the material becomes flexible when heated, making it easier to deform. When cooled down, it becomes hard. The material was developed with the concept of “being close to people.”  The jacket made from HUMOFIT fits the wearer snugly […]

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Mitsui Chemicals expands production facilities

March 30th, 2020

Mitsui Chemicals Inc. has expanded its production facilities for meltblown nonwovens at wholly owned subsidiary Sunrex Industry Co. Ltd. The move comes as an effort to respond to growing demand for industrial-use meltblown nonwovens, and will increase the Mitsui Chemicals Group’s overall production capacity for these materials by 50 percent. Mitsui Chemicals is positioning its […]

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