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LEONA SG™ – Semi-Aromatic Polyamide For Premium And Lasting Surfaces

Asahi Kasei is introducing the LEONA™ SG series to the European market – a semi-aromatic polyamide combining an improved processability and a superior surface appearance.

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2023

Asahi Kasei exhibits at ISPO MUNICH 2023

Asahi Kasei exhibits at ISPO MUNICH 2023

Displays include a novel manufacturing technology for synthetic fibers and textiles from bio-mass feedstock, the ECOSENSOR™ fabric collection, ROICA™ premium stretch fiber, and RespiGard™, a PFAS and solvent-free waterproof membrane

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Investment in US startup NFW

Investment in US startup NFW

Asahi Kasei invests in US startup NFW – Cooperation to deliver scale in the field of non-petroleum-based, fully circular leather alternatives for automotive interiors

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Licensing of lithium-ion capacitors (LiCs)

Licensing of lithium-ion capacitors (LiCs)

Asahi Kasei begins licensing of design and manufacturing technology for lithium-ion capacitor as next-generation energy storage device – Novel doping method enables enhanced capacity and improved input/output performance at lower manufacturing cost using generally available materials and equipment

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Global Car User Survey

Global Car User Survey

A new global survey by Asahi Kasei reveals major differences among the world’s four largest automotive markets in terms of brand loyalty, understanding of sustainability, and acceptance of purely battery-powered and self-driving cars

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New DC-DC step-up converter

New DC-DC step-up converter

Asahi Kasei Microdevices launches new DC-DC step-up converter capable of boosting voltage from 15 millivolts for efficient energy harvesting applications

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2022

Mercury-free UVC disinfection

Mercury-free UVC disinfection

Mercury-free UVC disinfection – Asahi Kasei demonstrates how Crystal IS UVC LED technology can be applied to achieve higher disinfection efficiency in water treatment than conventional mercury lamp systems

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Platform to grasp the amount of GHG emissions

Platform to grasp the amount of GHG emissions

Asahi Kasei has established a platform jointly with NTT DATA Corp. to grasp the amount of GHG emissions and calculate the carbon footprint of products for each grade of performance plastics used as molding material for automotive parts, consumer electronics, etc.

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2021

Second plant for Ceolus

Second plant for Ceolus

Asahi Kasei will build a second plant for its microcrystalline cellulose excipient Ceolus™ at its Mizushima Works in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, Japan

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Patent infringement lawsuit against W-SCOPE

Patent infringement lawsuit against W-SCOPE

Asahi Kasei’s Patent infringement lawsuit against Shenzhen Xu Ran Electronic, etc. – The Supreme People’s Court of the People’s Republic of China is accepting Asahi Kasei’s claim of patent infringement

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2020

Driver assistance systems gain importance

Driver assistance systems gain importance

On the way to full car autonomy – New survey by Asahi Kasei Europe shows growing needs for driver assistance systems and improved acoustics

The automotive is evolving quickly – new technologies are constantly adding to safety and comfort of the car. This development is strongly user-driven, as the results of a current study conducted by Asahi Kasei Europe and SKOPOS shows.

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Growing need for HMI shows survey

Growing need for HMI shows survey

Smarter and simpler: New survey shows growing importance of connectivity features and intuitive control interfaces in the automotive

The automotive is changing. A growing number of electronic systems and functions in the car are constantly adding to the driving experience. The results of the current study conducted by Asahi Kasei Europe and SKOPOS show: The car user is also changing and the need for smarter and simpler HMI (human-machine interface) solutions is growing.

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Need for premium surfaces on the rise

Need for premium surfaces on the rise

Interior to become the new exterior: New survey by Asahi Kasei Europe shows increasing need towards functional premium surfaces in the automotive

The evolution in the automotive industry is ongoing. A changing mobility behavior and the growing autonomy of cars will profoundly impact the user’s driving experience. Automotive interior features are on their way to become the main differentiating element influencing buying decisions – and within the interior the need towards premium, hygienic and sound-absorbing surfaces is on the rise.

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Green Hydrogen Production in Fukushima

Green Hydrogen Production in Fukushima

The Japanese technology company Asahi Kasei is taking the next major step towards becoming a provider of large-scale alkaline-water electrolysis systems for the production of green hydrogen

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