Teijin Frontier joins “Fashion for Good” platform

December 14th, 2021

Teijin Frontier Co. Ltd., the Teijin Group's fibers and products converting company, has become East Asia’s first enterprise to join Fashion For Good (FFG), a global platform aimed at enhancing sustainable innovation in the apparel industry. The FFG was established in 2017 to address pressing issues such as the pollution generated by producing and transporting […]

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Teijin’s environmental commitments validated as science-based targets

November 30th, 2021

Teijin Limited announced that it has been informed by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) that its new targets for greenhouse gas emissions is officially validated as science-based targets (SBT) that limit global temperature rise to well-below two degrees Celsius. Teijin is the first enterprise in the Japanese chemical industry to receive the recognition. Teijin […]

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Teijin to produce nanofiber filament from recycled polyester

April 15th, 2021

Teijin Frontier Co. Ltd., the Teijin Group fibers and products converting company, announced that it has developed technology to mass produce a new version of its Nanofront® ultra-fine polyester, which the company believes is the world’s first nanofiber to be made from recycled polyester raw materials. The new technology will enable Teijin Frontier to produce […]

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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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