Teijin Ltd has announced plans to expand Technora para-aramid fiber production by 10% through increasing capacity in Teijin’s Matsuyama Factory. Construction begins this June at a cost of 1.5 billion JPY, with operation slated to begin from October 2017.
Teijin and the group’s core aramid-fibers business Teijin Aramid B.V. Opening a new window will jointly expand the worldwide sales of Technora in response to increasing market demand worldwide.
High-performance composite materials offering new value are one of the four business pillars in the Transformation and Growth Strategies of Teijin’s current medium-term business plan. Promising fields for Teijin’s high-performance fibers include infrastructure and energy, safety, functional paper and filters, and mobility. By boosting Technora capacity, the company is putting a higher priority on leveraging high-performance materials in advanced solutions to meet diverse demands in the global market.