Japan’s high-performance fiber industry discussed

November 18th, 2016

At IFAI Expo 2016 in October, IFAI Japan conducted a Japan Technical Seminar to discuss the status of the Japanese chemical fibers industry. The Japan Chemical Fibers Association gave a presentation on “The future of Japanese high performance/high functional fibers.” The association consists of members of many of the leading global chemical fiber manufacturers, including […]

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Toray and Toyota Tsusho to promote carbon-fiber recycling

March 18th, 2016

Japanese firms Toray Industries Inc. and Toyota Tsusho Corporation have announced they will launch a joint carbon-fiber recycling initiative to develop a recycled carbon fiber manufacturing technology that will use an energy-efficient thermal decomposition method. The companies’ joint proposal has been selected by the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization as part of its […]

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