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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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22 February 2022

Koshiro Kudo to become new President of Asahi Kasei
Düsseldorf, February 22, 2022 – Asahi Kasei announced at the end of January 2022 a change in the company’s management.

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16 December 2021

Asahi Kasei contributes to global health care to Support Increased Demand for Ceolus™ Microcrystalline Cellulose Pharmaceutical Excipients

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16 December 2021

Asahi Kasei is celebrating the 90th anniversary of its Bemberg™ cupro fiber business – Rebranding launched to mark the occasion

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23 September 2021

Polypore and SEMCORP establish joint venture in China for dry-process LIB separators

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14 September 2021

New halogen-free flame-retardant Polyamide 66 LEONA™ SN features superior surface quality and laser printability

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02 August 2021

Asahi Kasei to optimize the global strategy of its ROICA™ premium stretch fiber business

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12 July 2021

Sustainable non-woven fabric Bemliese™ certified as marine biodegradable by TÜV AUSTRIA Belgium and eyeing European market

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15 June 2021

Asahi Kasei joins PINFA and strengthens the activities for safe and more sustainable flame retardant polymers

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3 May 2021

Asahi Kasei renews membership in Business Call to Action – Successful business model and sustainable development

Düsseldorf, May 3, 2021 – Asahi Kasei renewed its membership in the Business Call to Action (BCtA) led by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in February 2021 with businesses in India for Bemberg™ regenerated cellulose fiber (cupro) and Microza™ polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) hollow-fiber membrane.

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13 April 2021

Asahi Kasei Europe uniting sales, marketing and R&D activities at Düsseldorf Harbour

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9 March 2021

ZOLL Medical Corporation Donates $10M to The ZOLL Foundation

Japanese technology company Asahi Kasei Corporation today announced that its U.S. subsidiary ZOLL Medical Corporation (“ZOLL”), a manufacturer of medical devices and related software solutions, donated $10M (USD) to the non-profit ZOLL Foundation in December 2020 to support research and educational activities for resuscitation and acute critical care.

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28 January 2021

Asahi Kasei introduces the LEONA SG series to the European market. A semi-aromatic polyamide featuring excellent processability and advanced surface quality.

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18 January 2021

Asahi Kasei to build a second plant for Ceolus™ microcrystalline cellulose

Asahi Kasei will build a second plant for its microcrystalline cellulose excipient Ceolus™ at its Mizushima Works in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. Groundbreaking will be in September 2021, and the facility is scheduled to be completed in Spring 2023.

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14 January 2021

Asahi Kasei’s claim of patent infringement

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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15 July 2020

Asahi Kasei introduces new engineered resin series SoForm™ of the Thermylene® brand – A Class-A surface material with low emissions and excellent scratch resistance

Asahi Kasei Plastics North America (APNA) introduces SoForm™, a new engineered resin series as part of their diverse Thermylene® family – Asahi Kasei’s portfolio of specialty chemically coupled glass fiber reinforced polypropylenes. SoForm™ is a cost- and process-optimized material for automotive interior surfaces and industrial durable goods.

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18 June 2020

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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9 June 2020

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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3 June 2020

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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