Teijin supports oil spill recovery efforts

October 27th, 2020

Teijin Limited has announced that it is supporting efforts to deal with the heavy oil spill caused by the running aground of the cargo ship WAKASHIO off the shore of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean. Teijin Frontier Co. Ltd., the group’s fibers and products converting company, will donate 500kg of its high-performance oil adsorbent sheet […]

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Teijin joins climate consortium

September 16th, 2019

The Teijin Group has joined the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) Consortium, an initiative supported by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Financial Services Agency and Ministry of the Environment. The TCFD issued its recommendations for voluntary, consistent climate-related financial disclosures by companies in June 2017, creating momentum toward the action for […]

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Teijin celebrates centennial

August 3rd, 2018

Teijin Limited commemorated the 100th anniversary of its establishment on June 17. The company used this milestone to look toward the next hundred years, unveiling a new global message of Future Navigation as it pursues its long-term vision, aiming to be an enterprise that supports the society of the future. Teijin is marking its centennial […]

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PET bottle recycling project

May 23rd, 2017

The Assumption College Primary Section (ACP), campus of Assumption College in Bangkok, Thailand, and Teijin Polyester (Thailand) Limited (TPL), a Teijin Group subsidiary in Bangkok that manufactures and sells polyester fiber, are collaborating on a PET bottle recycling project. It involves using two reverse vending machines that accept used PET bottles and pay the user […]

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Teijin receives technology award

March 10th, 2017

Teijin Aramid received the 2016 Global Enabling Technology Leadership Award for unmatched performance of conveyor belts reinforced with the company’s high-performance aramid products, which enable the mining industry to realize a lower cost of ownership, longer lifetime and reduced energy consumption. Frost & Sullivan, a leading independent market research firm, gave the award. Teijin’s Twaron-reinforced […]

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Tejin acquires Continental Structural Plastics

January 31st, 2017

Teijin Limited, Tokyo, Japan, has acquired Continental Structural Plastics Holdings Corp., Auburn Hills, Mich., a global leader in automotive lightweight composite technologies. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Teijin, the company will remain an autonomous operation, maintaining its brand in North America and strengthening its global capabilities. The acquisition will enable the combined companies to […]

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Teijin plans expansion in U.S.

December 16th, 2016

Teijin Limited, Tokyo, Japan, has purchased approximately 440 acres of commercial land in Greenwood, S.C., for a highly efficient carbon fiber production site. The new plant will meet diversified demands in automotive and aircraft applications and create some 220 jobs. With this investment, Teijin will accelerate its global expansion in integrated high-performance material businesses by […]

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Teijin to boost production of Technora® para-aramid fiber

April 20th, 2016

Teijin Limited, Tokyo Japan, will expand Technora® para-aramid fiber production by 10 percent through increasing capacity in Teijin’s Matsuyama Factory. Construction begins this June with operation slated to begin in October 2017. Teijin and Teijin Aramid B.V. will jointly expand the worldwide sales of Technora in response to increasing market demand worldwide. Technora features high […]

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Teijin receives Life Nanotechnology Award at nano tech 2016

March 3rd, 2016

Japan-based Teijin Limited, a chemical and pharmaceutical company, received a Life Nanotechnology Award at the nano tech 2016 International Nanotechnology Exhibition and Conference held last month in Tokyo, Japan. Teijin presented Nanofront ultra-fine polyester fiber, which is already used in health care for facemasks and skincare products. It also presented the technology for creating continuous […]

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Towel-like comfort

October 1st, 2015

Teijin’s functional polyester fabric achieves the pile structure of toweling, offering comfort, water absorbency, a soft texture and a unique bulky-but-lightweight feeling. Water diffusion is nearly five times faster than that of general fast-drying materials, and heat insulation is three times greater than that of fleece. Heat is retained even when the material is wet. […]

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