Japan's Teijin to launch new integrated business Teijin Frontier

04 September 2012 04:07  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Teijin will integrate its products converting firm N.I. Teijin Shoji with Teijin Fibers’ apparel business and launch the combined companies as Teijin Frontier on 1 October, the Japanese chemical and pharmaceutical group said on Tuesday.

Teijin Frontier will handle the development, sales and trading of fibre raw materials, apparel products and industrial materials, Teijin said in a statement.

The new company will have 20 consolidated firms in its group, including nine in Japan and 11 overseas.

Teijin Frontier will have around 800 employees and will be led by Tetsushi Takenaka, who is currently the president of N.I. Teijin Shoji.

By: Nurluqman Suratman

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