The producer of advanced fibers and composites, Teijin Ltd., Tokyo/Japan, commemorated the 100th anniversary of its establishment as a company on June 17, 2018.
Teijin was founded in 1918 as Japan’s first rayon manufacturer. Over its century of history, Teijin has grown its business and expanded into new fields through chemical technology, state-of-the-art research and development, and innovations. The Teijin Group currently operates in the materials business field, providing its own high-performance materials, and the health care business field, including pharmaceuticals and home healthcare equipment, as it develops new business fields to create new value.
Looking back over its century of history, Teijin is also taking the opportunity to look toward the next hundred years, unveiling a new global message of Future Navigation, focusing on quality of life (QOL) for future humanity. Moreover, Teijin is marking its centennial with the Think Human Project, a symbolic initiative that puts the Future Navigation message into practice.