Mitsui Chemicals Europe GmbH

Regarding composite materials, the group provides and continuously develops long fiber-reinforced thermoplastic compounds (trademarked LFT - MOSTRON) and unidirectional fiber-reinforced thermoplastic tapes, based on carbon fibers and polypropylene (TAFNEX CF-PP UD).

Oststr. 34
Düsseldorf, 40211 DE

Additional Locations:
Shiodome City Center 1-5-2 Higashi-Shimbashi
Tokyo, 105-7122 JP

Mitsui Chemicals Group


As Seen In CompositesWorld

Carbon fiber/polypropylene UD tape offers manufacturing flexibility
Mitsui Chemicals’ TAFNEX PP-CF UD carbon fiber/polypropylene tape has been demonstrated on automotive applications and to build reshapable thermoplastic pipes.

Continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastics data added to CAMPUS database
The new data, which will be released in October, is the result of an ongoing material standardization and characterization effort led by German reinforced plastics company AVK.

Research project reports potential for tape inserts in injection molding
The research consortium, led by the Aachen Center for Integrative Lightweight Production and the Institute for Plastics Processing at RWTH Aachen University, will present its results at K 2019.

JEC World 2019 AZL award machining composites

AZL production system wins JEC Innovation Award
AZL’s UItra-Fast Consolidator Machine, winner of the JEC Innovation Award 2019 for Industry/Equipment, will be the subject of further research into commercialization of the machine.

long glass fiber-reinforced polypropylene

Mitsui Chemicals to establish long glass fiber-reinforced PP production facility in China
The facility will become Mitsui Chemical’s third manufacturing base for the material and is expected to increase the company’s production capacity to 10,500 tons per year.

Product Categories of Mitsui Chemicals Europe GmbH

  • Matrix resins, thermoplastic
    • Polyimide
    • Polypropylene
    • Polyurethane
    • Other thermoplastics
  • Matrix resins, thermoset
    • Urethane
  • Preforms, impregnated
    • Carbon
  • Prepregs, thermoplastic
    • Tape
  • Coatings and sizings
    • Sizings
  • Compounds
    • Sheet molding (SMC)
    • Thermoplastic, long fiber-reinforced (LFRT)
    • Thermoplastic, short fiber-reinforced
Primary manufacturing equipment
  • Impregnation lines
  • LFRT compounding/molding machinery
  • Resin transfer molding equipment (RTM)
  • Presses
    • Presses, compression molding
Composite Structures & Components
  • Automotive, body panels & substructures
  • Automotive, interior (seats, IPCs, floor panels, etc.)
  • Automotive, underhood
  • Carbon/carbon composites
  • Infrastructure, composite
  • Laminate sheets, solid
  • Pressure vessels
  • Tubes
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • Testing
    • Testing, materials