Premiere for PA Foam – Asahi Kasei at Foam Expo Europe 2019


From 10 to 12 September, the Japanese technology company Asahi Kasei presents its high-performance foam materials SunForce and, for the first time, PA Foam – the world’s first polyamide bead foam – at the Foam Expo Europe in Stuttgart, Germany. The materials open new doors for heat and sound insulating applications in the automotive industry. ... Read more

SunForce™ m-PPE Particle Foam: Asahi Kasei introduces newly developed lightweight material for increased efficiency and safety of electric vehicle batteries


Lithium-ion batteries constitute an essential component of the electrification of the transport sector. Optimizing weight, size, safety and efficiency of the batteries is crucial to accelerate electromobility. With the m-PPE (modified polyphe-nylene ether) particle foam SunForce™, the Japanese technology company Asahi Kasei developed a material providing solutions for these challenges. ... Read more

Asahi Kasei to relocate European Headquarter to Düsseldorf Harbour


Asahi Kasei relocates its European Headquarter Asahi Kasei Europe (AKEU) within Düs-seldorf. The relocation is scheduled for the second half of 2020. At the new location at Düsseldorf Harbour, the company consolidates its sales, marketing and R&D activities to further enhance its business approach to the European automotive industry. ... Read more

Asahi Kasei Honorary Fellow Dr. Akira Yoshino Nominated as a Finalist for the European Inventor Award 2019


Asahi Kasei Honorary Fellow Dr. Akira Yoshino has been nominated as a finalist for the European Inventor Award 2019 by the European Patent Office (EPO) in the category of “Non-EPO countries” for his invention and refinement of the lithium-ion battery. ... Read more

The “Battery Show Europe” in Stuttgart: Asahi Kasei Introduces Innovative Materials for the Battery of Tomorrow


From 7 to 9 May, Asahi Kasei and its US subsidiary Celgard will be presenting a wide range of high-performance materials for automotive batteries at the “Battery Show Europe” 2019 in Stuttgart, Germany.... Read more

Asahi Kasei Microdevices Introduces Sensor Solutions at PCIM Europe 2019


Asahi Kasei Microdevices Corporation (AKM) presents itself at PCIM Europe – the world's leading exhibition and conference for power electronics, intelligent motion, renewable energy as well as energy management – taking place from May 7-9 in Nuremberg, Germany. Sensor solutions for various applications constitute the focus of this year’s presentation.... Read more

Best Sound Quality: Asahi Kasei Microdevices to Present Premium Audio Solutions at HIGH END 2019 in Munich


From 9 to 12 May 2019, Asahi Kasei Microdevices Corporation, (AKM), will exhibit for the first time at Europe's leading specialist trade fair for high-quality consumer electronics – "HIGH END" – in Munich, Germany. One of the highlights will be the latest audio D/A Converter (DAC) flagship AK4499, which was launched in December 2018, featuring the world's lowest THD+N value (Total Harmonic Distortion plus Noise). Visitors are invited to actively convince themselves of the premium audio quality of the products at the booth.... Read more

Smart tires for the future: Asahi Kasei at Tire Technology EXPO 2019 in Hanover


From March 5 to 7, Asahi Kasei will present its technol-ogies for the next-generation tire at the international tire exhibition "Tire Technology EXPO" in Hanover, Germany. Next to synthetic rubber of the fifth generation and fiber technologies, sensor solutions for intelligent tires will be in the focus of this year’s booth.... Read more

With AKXY into the automotive world of tomorrow: Asahi Kasei shows its concept vehicle at the CAR Symposium 2019


A highlight at this year's CAR Symposium from February 6th to 7th, 2019 in Bochum, Germany, is Asahi Kasei’s electric concept vehicle AKXY . It is used by the Japanese technology group to demonstrate 37 solutions for the automotive industry. A second highlight is the participation of Dr. Akira Yoshino – the inventor of the lithium-ion battery – in the automotive battery congress on February 5th.... Read more

Asahi Kasei presents concept car at electronica 2018


Asahi Kasei will present its technologies and solutions in the areas of sensor technology and premium audio at this year's electronica, the renowned electronics trade fair in Munich. For the first time at a European trade fair, the electric concept vehicle "AKXY" will also be present at the booth. ... Read more