Teijin Aramid Strengthens Asian Presence
ARNHEM, The Netherlands, April 22, 2013
ARNHEM, The Netherlands, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Relocation to new Teijin Aramid China office with integrated Technical Center
Teijin Aramid, a global leader in high performance fibers, today opened the
new office and the Technical Center Asia (TCA) in Shanghai, China. The
facility will play an important role in supporting Teijin Aramid's customers
and their applications in Asia.
The expansion of the office is a result of close to ten years of consecutive
growth of the Twaron brand in China since the start in 2004. Besides that,
Teijin Aramid decided to integrate a state-of-the-art Technical Center
focusing for 100% on Twaron, Technora and Teijinconex solutions because of the
growing demand for local experts to cooperate with customers and test local
applications. Twenty-one people are employed in the Shanghai office and an
additional four employees will be working in the new Technical Center Asia.
The Technical Center will focus on all Twaron, Technora and Teijinconex
applications and is open for clients to cooperate and test new applications.
It is offering all kinds of customer support and testing methods for
developing new solutions, such as: tensile testing of yarns, cords and
textiles, protective testing, textile testing of ballistic fabrics,
microscopy, twisting and rewinding of yarns and paper making.
Gert Frederiks, CEO Teijin Aramid: "We have been serving the Asian region for
a long time with our Twaron product with a small local team and it's becoming
more and more important in our business strategy. By moving to this new office
and opening the Technical Center Asia in Shanghai, we are able to support our
customers much better and faster with technical and innovative solutions."
During the opening today many Asian customers attended the lab tour and
celebratory banquet that followed. The actual opening was done by Teijin
Aramid's CEO Gert Frederiks and CTO Jan Roos, together with the Vice Mayor of
Xuhui district, Mr Bao Binzhang and Mr. Huub Buise, Vice Consul of the Dutch
Consulate in Shanghai. Next to customers, also local authorities and
representatives of the Dutch consulate were present.
Teijin Aramid is a subsidiary of the Teijin Group and world leader in aramids.
Its products Twaron®, Sulfron®, Teijinconex® and Technora® are renowned for
their strength, sustainability, safety, heat resistance and low weight andare
used in different applications and markets including automotive, ballistic
protection, marine, civil engineering, protective clothing, fiber optic cables
and oil & gas. The four high performance fibers are produced in the
Netherlands and Japan. For more information: http://www.teijinaramid.com.
Teijin Limited, the holding company for the Teijin Group, is listed on the
Tokyo and Osaka stock exchanges. The group has some 150 companies and around
17,000 employees spread out over 20 countries worldwide. It posted
consolidated sales of JPY 854.4 billion (USD 9.1 billion) and total assets of
JPY 762.1 billion (USD 8.1 billion) in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2012.
For more information, visit: http://www.teijin.com.
SOURCE Teijin Aramid BV
Contact: For more information: Saskia Verhoeven, Manager of Corporate &
Marketing Communication, Teijin Aramid BV, T: +31-88-26-89-068, E-mail:
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