Toho Tenax is part of the Teijin Group, a technology-driven global group company offering advanced solutions in transport, electronics, safety, environment & healthcare.

The group reported consolidated sales of JPY 790.7 billion (USD 7.4 billion) and total assets of JPY 823.4 billion (USD 7.7 billion) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017. Teijin Group includes 150 companies and has 19,000 employees working in over 20 countries worldwide.

The first manufacturer of rayon yarn in Japan, Teijin Ltd. was founded in 1918 as Teikoku Rayon Co. Ltd. The company has expanded its business into a wide range of areas. Its main fields of operation are high-performance fibers such as aramid, carbon fibers & composites, healthcare, films, resin & plastic processing, polyester fibers, product conversion and IT.

In the year 2000, Teijin Ltd. became the majority shareholder and parent corporation of Toho Tenax. (As of September 1st, 2007, Teijin was the sole parent company of Toho Tenax.) Teijin Group has made huge structural investments in the business, allowing substantial growth in the carbon fiber and composites business.

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Enhancing the Quality of Life

The Teijin Group is committed to enhancing the quality of life by continuously developing technologies that are friendly both to people and to the global environment. This commitment is illustrated in Teijin’s corporate philosophy.