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Teijin to exhibit latest solutions at Heimtextil 2016

The Teijin booth will present materials used in mattresses, comforters, pillows and other bedding items.

7th January 2016

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Tokyo

Interiors, Sustainable

HeimTextil, held every January, attracted about 68,000 visitors from 68 countries last year. This year the Teijin booth, designed as a living space to exhibit materials in real-life settings, will present materials used in mattresses, comforters, pillows and other bedding items.

On display

elk polyester cushioning material is a lightweight, durable, cushiony and breathable material that is an excellent substitute for polyurethane used in mattresses and many other cushioning applications, according to the manufacturer. It is also said to be eco-friendly because it does not generate cyanogen gas when incinerated.

Teijin will also showcase pillows made with Solotex, a polytrimethylene terephthalate fibre that has soft touch. Partially bio-derived, Solotex helps to conserve fossil resources, the company reports.

The booth will also present a variety of high-performance polyester fibres for filling applications, including luxuriously soft fibre-filling material. The company will showcase these and other products and solutions to promote the its ongoing global-business expansion.

Teijin Group

Teijin is a technology-driven group offering advanced solutions in the areas of sustainable transportation, information and electronics, safety and protection, environment and energy, and healthcare.

Its main fields of operation are high-performance fibres, such as aramid, carbon fibres and composites, healthcare, films, resin and plastic processing, polyester fibres, products converting and IT. The group has some 150 companies and around 16,000 employees spread out over 20 countries worldwide.

www.teijin.com

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