Teijin completes new production line at its Technora facility

YarnsandFibers News Bureau 2017-10-05 11:00:00 – Rnhem

Teijin’s Aramid Business completes its new production line at its Technora production facility in Matsuyama, Japan. The investment was announced in March 2016. The extra production line at the Technora production facility in Matsuyama, Japan, is ready to produce on full capacity. As of now extra Technora capacity is available for Teijin Aramid’s customers globally.

Technora aramid fiber features high tensile strength and resistance to impact, fatigue, chemicals, moisture and heat; meeting the specific requirements of a range of applications such as reinforcement materials for transmission belts & hoses for industrial & automotive applications and the oil & gas industry. The demand for Technora is continuously growing and has been produced by full-capacity operation, with its global market steadily increasing since 2014.

Gert Frederiks, CEO & President of Teijin Aramid BV said that with the expansion of their Technora capacity they are able to meet the growing market demand for this unique high performance product. They are working on very interesting developments in offshore such as cables for lifting applications.

The product has proven itself for already 30 years now and is used in many different applications and markets.

Recently, the company also announced expanding aramid production capacity for its Twaron super fiber. It will invest in new spinning technology at the Twaron facility in Emmen, the Netherlands, starting up in the first quarter of 2019.

Teijin Aramid is constantly investing in its technology to create innovative aramid products and solutions together with its customers. In the past years, 5% of the annual revenue has been invested into R&D activities.

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