TOKYO — July 5, 2011 — Teijin Fibers Limited, the core company of the Teijin Group’s polyester
fibers business, announced today that it will present its urethane-alternative environmentally
friendly high-performance polyester cushioning material for bra cups, called ELK, during
Interfiliere Paris 2011 from July 9 to 11.
ELK is lightweight, durable, cushiony, breathable and does not yellow easily, making it an
ideal cushioning material for bra cups. It also is environmentally friendly because it does not
generate cyanogen gas when incinerated. A growing number of innerwear international brands already
Visitors to the Teijin booth (stand B22) will be able to discuss customized solutions by
meeting with representatives from Teijin Fibers and its partners, including Aconic High-tech Fiber
(shenzen) Co., Ltd., a Chinese non-woven fabric maker; Yao I Fabric Co., Ltd., a Taiwanese molder;
and Toyota Tsusho Corporation, a major Japanese trading company.
Interfiliere Paris, which is held at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles in Paris, is the world’s
leading trade fair for lingerie and beachwear fabrics. Teijin Fibers will appear in the show for
the fifth time to further develop its international market for innerwear.
Posted on July 12, 2011
Source: Teijin Group