Teijin develops extra-functional nylon fabrics for expanding athleisure business

August 11th, 2016

Teijin Frontier Co. Ltd., the Teijin Group’s fiber products converting company, has developed new nylon-based materials and related textiles. DELTAPEAK® and its related textile fabrics are ideal for outdoor, sports and casual wear. Its advantages include lightweight, softness, anti-transparency, strechtability, snag resistance and useful bulkiness. WAVERON™, a new nylon fiber, is suitable for use in […]

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Toho Tenax Europe joins project to further Industry 4.0 initiative

March 23rd, 2016

The core company of the Teijin Group’s carbon fibers and composites business, Toho Tenax Co., Ltd., announced that its German subsidiary, Toho Tenax Europe GmbH (TTE), will participate in a technology development project aimed at contributing to Industry 4.0, the German initiative for a fourth-generation industrial revolution. Goals of the project, called iComposite 4.0, are […]

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It ain’t heavy … it’s composite

January 1st, 2016

The world’s largest solar car race was held in Australia this year from Oct. 18–25. Forty-three teams from 20 countries competed in the 2015 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge on a 3,000 km (1,864 mile) course. The race is not just about speed: Energy management is key. Based on the concept that a 1000W car would […]

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