TOKYO, Japan — September 9, 2013 — Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group’s fiber-products
converting company, announced today that it will establish Teijin Frontier Myanmar Co., Ltd. in
Yangon, Myanmar, on October 1 to strengthen Teijin Frontier’s overseas operations and also to
further expand the company’s global network.
The new company, in which Teijin Frontier will hold a 99% share and Teijin Frontier Thailand
the remaining 1%, will handle production management for Teijin Frontier’s overseas manufacturing
network, explore opportunities for new production facilities and conduct domestic market research.
“Myanmar is seen as a promising China-plus-one market, and as we focus on strategic global
expansion this year, the establishment of this new company will help reinforce sewing productivity
and improve our production management capabilities,” said Tetsushi Takenaka, president of Teijin
Frontier. “Teijin Frontier will continue to strengthen its global value chain from raw
materials to finished products.”
Posted September 10, 2013
Source: Teijin Ltd.