Wuppertal, Germany -- Toho Tenax is to collaborate with carbon fibre and aramid textile manufacturer Hindoostan Technical Fabrics of Mumbai, India, to develop of carbon fibre fabrics for India's composite industry.
Under the partnership, Toho Tenax will supply its Tenax carbon fibre to Hindoostan Technical Fabrics for weaving and processing into quality textiles. The two companies will jointly market products to manufacturers of composite materials and reinforced sheets.
The focus of collaboration will be on applications such as automotive, aerospace and railway; wind power; construction reinforcement and retrofitting, as well as a wide range of other industrial applications, Toho Tenax, part of Teijin Group's carbon fibre and composites business, said.
"The collaboration will enable us to quickly secure a stronger market position in India," said Norio Kamei, president of Toho Tenax and head of the Teijin group's carbon fibres and composites business. "We aim to establish Tenax textile as a mainstream product in the fast-growing Indian composite market."