Teijin Twaron Becomes Teijin Aramid

The Netherlands-based aramid yarn, fiber and pulp manufacturer Teijin Twaron has changed its name
to reflect the breadth of its product range. The company now is known as Teijin Aramid.

Teijin Twaron became part of the Japan-based Teijin Group in 2000. Since that time, it has
expanded its product line to include not only its flagship Twaron® para-aramid but also Sulfron®
modified Twaron aramid for rubber applications, Technora® para-aramid with enhanced strength and
Teijinconex® meta-aramid for heat-resistant applications. Going forward, Teijin Aramid plans to
expand and further develop its product range.

In conjunction with the name change, the company also has launched a new website:

September 5, 2007