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10/9/2017 | 1 MINUTE READ

Teijin completes new aramid production line in Japan

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TEIJIN ARAMID BV’s (Arnhem, Netherlands) Aramid Business announced on October 3rd the completion of a new production line at its Technora production facility in Matsuyama, Japan.

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TEIJIN ARAMID BV’s (Arnhem, Netherlands) Aramid Business announced on October 3rd the completion of a new production line at its Technora production facility in Matsuyama, Japan. As of now extra Technora capacity is available for Teijin Aramid's customers globally. The investment was announced in March 2016 and from now on the extra production line at the Matsuyama facility is ready to produce on full capacity. Technora was independently developed by Teijin in Japan and has been available since 1987.

Gert Frederiks, CEO and president of Teijin Aramid says "With the expansion of our
Technora capacity we are able to meet the growing market demand for this unique high-performance product. We are working on very interesting developments in offshore such
as cables for lifting applications. The product has proven itself for 30 years now and is used in many different applications and markets."

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 company’s
annual revenue has been invested into R&D activities. 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.

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