New technology from Japan

March 1st, 2017

On the future of Japanese high-performance and high-function fibers. IFAI Japan, in collaboration with IFAI, conducted a Japan Technical Seminar at IFAI Expo 2016 in Charlotte, N.C., to introduce new technologies and ideas. The Japan Chemical Fibers Association (JCFA), which consists of members of world-leading chemical fiber manufacturers (including Teijin Ltd., Toray Industries, Kuraray, Co. […]

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A safer ceiling

September 1st, 2015

Fabric ceilings are gaining impetus in Japan after the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake in 2011. In the October 2011 issue of Specialty Fabrics Review, the article “A safer ceiling” discussed the possible benefits of fabric ceilings to protect against damage from earthquakes, focusing on a case study at Miraikan Museum in Tokyo, which had sustained […]

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