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Asahi Kasei completes acquisition of Sage Automotive Interiors

01.10.2018

Asahi Kasei has completed its acquisition of Sage Automotive Interiors, Inc. (Sage) on September 27, 2018. ... Read more

Asahi Kasei to acquire Sage Automotive Interiors - Strategic expansion of business in the automotive field -

19.07.2018

Asahi Kasei has decided to acquire Sage Automotive Interiors, Inc. (Sage), a US-based manufacturer of automotive interior material, for a cash transaction price of approximately $700 million (¥79.1 billion*). An agreement regarding the acquisition was concluded between Asahi Kasei and Clearlake Sage Holdings, LLC, the 100% owner of Sage.... Read more

Asahi Kasei Microdevices to acquire shares of Senseair AB

06.02.2018

Asahi Kasei Microdevices Corp. (AKM) agreed on January 26, 2018, to acquire the shares of Senseair AB, a Swedish manufacturer of NDIR* gas sensor modules. ... Read more

Asahi Kasei to expand capacity for Leona™ nylon 66 filament

01.02.2018

Asahi Kasei’s Fibers & Textiles SBU will expand its production capacity for Leona™ nylon 66 filament in Nobeoka, Miyazaki, Japan... Read more

Asahi Kasei to increase production capacity for lithium-ion battery separators

22.01.2018

Asahi Kasei will increase production capacity for Celgard™ and Hipore™ Li-ion battery (LIB) separator* at its plants in North Carolina, United States, and Shiga, Japan, respectively... Read more

Construction of new spinning plant for Planova™ filters

16.01.2018

Asahi Kasei Medical will construct a new plant for the spinning of cellulose hollow-fiber membranes for Planova™ virus removal filters in Nobeoka, Miyazaki, Japan, increasing annual production capacity by 40,000 m2/year upon completion in May 2019. ... Read more

Asahi Kasei Europe opens Exhibition Center in the European Headquarters in Düsseldorf

09.01.2018

After the founding of Asahi Kasei Europe GmbH (April 2016) and the opening of the Asahi Kasei R&D Center in CHEMPARK Dormagen (October 2017), the company has built on its marketing and sales activities. The newly designed Asahi Kasei Europe Exhibition Center in Düsseldorf was completed at the start of December 2017. This exhibition space at the European Headquarters presents visitors with products and technologies for the automotive, medicine and health, renewable energies and lifestyle markets. ... Read more