Damen appointed Teijin Aramid CFO

August 26th, 2020

Teijin Aramid has appointed Isabelle Damen as the company’s new CFO. Damen succeeds Peter ter Horst, who was named CEO of Teijin Aramid earlier this year. Damen has worked in finance for more than 20 years and brings a wealth of international experience to Teijin Aramid. She is a well-equipped strategic business partner and previously […]

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Teijin Aramid appoints ter Horst

February 12th, 2020

Teijin Aramid has announced the appointment of Peter ter Horst as the company’s new president and CEO per April 1, 2020. Ter Horst succeeds Gert Frederiks who will continue in an advisory role before retiring one year later after a long and impressive career at Teijin. Ter Horst joined Teijin Aramid in 2006 and brings […]

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EuroFibers named ripcord supplier

March 18th, 2019

Teijin Aramid has appointed EuroFibers BV as premium supplier of Twaron®-based ripcords types. Ripcord orders can be placed at EuroFibers where they will handle the complete order process. The Twaron-based ripcords from EuroFibers are called Ripo RC and Ripo WB. EuroFibers also introduced a new type called Ripo PS, which is a colored non-wicking ripcord […]

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Milliken and Teijin Aramid collaborate in Asia Pacific

January 3rd, 2019

Leading U.S. flame resistant (FR) textiles brand Westex™ by Milliken™ and global aramid fiber producer Teijin Aramid have announced a joint technology and commercial partnership for Southeast Asia and Australasia. With this partnership, the two companies plan to improve the reputable aramid-based FR solutions in the Asian market. As a brand of Milliken & Company, […]

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Flame-resistant stretch fabric

July 1st, 2018

Teijin Aramid’s Teijinconex Coolnex Stretch is a flame-resistant, durable stretch fabric that is also highly comfortable for workwear applications. The unique single-layer, high-performance textile combines FR protection with Solotex® stretch technology, which offers excellent fabric memory, elasticity and flexibility. Current workwear fabric using polyurethane is susceptible to reduced stretch and recovery over time, has poor […]

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Teijin Aramid stops researching aramid copolymers containing DAPBI

October 1st, 2015

Teijin Aramid announced that it is stopping its research program to develop and commercialize aramid copolymers containing DAPBI. The Netherlands-based manufacturer of high-strength fibers has been working with several international partners to develop and commercialize aramid copolymers containing DAPBI. The program was aimed at further improvement of the performance of aramid polymers, mainly for anti-ballistic […]

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