ARNHEM, Netherlands—Teijin's Aramid business has added a new production line at its Technora aromatic polyamide fiber production facility in Matsuyama, Japan.
In an Oct. 3 statement, the company said that aramid fiber offers high tensile strength and resistance to impact, fatigue, chemicals, moisture and heat in applications such as reinforcement materials for transmission belts and hoses for industrial and automotive applications, as well as the oil and gas industry.
"With the expansion of our Technora capacity we are able to meet the growing market demand for this unique high-performance product," said Gert Frederiks, president and CEO of Teijin Aramid B.V.
Teijin, recently said it is expanding its aramid production capacity for its Twaron 'super fiber': investing in new spinning technology at its facility in Emmen, Netherlands. Start-up is scheduled for the first quarter of 2019.\