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Asahi Kasei to increase production capacity for artificial suede Lamous™

17.07.2019

Asahi Kasei has decided to expand its plant for Lamous™ ar-tificial suede in Nobeoka, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan, by four million m2/year, increasing the total production capacity to 14 million m2/year upon completion in 2021. Dyed by Italian company Miko, Lamous is sold under the brand name DinamicaTM in Europe.... Read more

The world’s largest scale alkaline water electrolysis system with the power of 10 Megawatt from Asahi Kasei was selected for the Fukushima Hydrogen Research Field in Namie

14.08.2018

Asahi Kasei and its subsidiary Asahi Kasei Engineering Corp. have received an order from Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corp. for an alkaline water electrolysis system of the world-leading scale of 10 MW in a single unit to be installed at the Fukushima Hydrogen Research Field in Namie, Futaba, Fukushima, Japan.... 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