Teijin To Boost Para-Linked Aramid Fibers Production

Teijin To BoostPara-Linked Aramid Fibers Production Japan-based Teijin Ltd. has announced plans to
expand its production of para-linked aramid fibers. Under the plan, annual production of Twaron®
fiber at Teijins plant in the Netherlands will increase by 7,500 metric tons, to reach 18,500
metric tons, by the year 2003.Teijin is also investing money to expand Technora® fiber production
by 600 metric tons at its Matsuyama plant in Japan.The plant expansions in the Netherlands and in
Japan will result in an annual output of 20,500 metric tons of para-linked aramid fibers by Teijin.August 2001