Toray Industries have announced that it has agreed to purchase the entire stake in Dome Carbon Magic Ltd.
Mitsubishi Rayon is planning to launch a new business called Mitsubishi Rayon Carbon Fiber and Composites on April 1st 2013, by integrating its existing group of companies in the United States.
Mitsubishi Plastics have announced the starts of full-scale production of a new grade of pitchbased carbon fibre The new product (DIALEAD K13312) has been developed with very good tensile modulus (rigidity), as well as a tensile strength of 3,200 MPa (Mega Pascal), approximately 20% higher than the Company’s conventional products. K13312 also has improved workability [...]
In December the last Lexus LFA super car rolled off the production line, however the cars death will have not been in vain as engineers start to look for new ways to utilise the carbon fibre technology they created specifically for the car.
Teijin have announced that it has begun operating a pilot plant for the fully integrated production
President Akihiro Nikkaku has announced that the company aims to increase sales in carbon fibre to 300 billion yen be 2020 nearly four times the current level.
Toray have plans to increase borrowing this year to help fund expansion
Boeing and three of its major Japanese airframe partners - Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Fuji Heavy Industries have announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding with the IIS (Institute of Industrial Science), the University of Tokyo to start a joint research and work consortium to develop industrial scale manufacturing processes and [...]
Toho Tenax, the core company of the Teijin Group’s carbon fibers and composites business, has announced that it will develop and market carbon fibre fabrics for India’s composite industry in collaboration with Hindoostan Technical Fabrics Limited, a carbon and aramid textile manufacturer. Under the new partnership, Toho Tenax will supply its proprietary TENAX carbon fibre [...]
Teijin have announced plans to establish Teijin Product Development China this August to conduct fibre and textile product research and development in Nantong
Teijin Techno Products have announced the development of the worlds first mass producible aramid nanofibre which will offer heat and oxidation resistance.