Teijin to Donate Medical Protective Equipment for Healthcare Professionals in India

Tokyo, Japan, August 4, 2021 --- Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group’s fibers and products converting company, announced today that its subsidiary company Teijin Frontier India Private Ltd will donate medical protective equipment to medical professionals to help fight the spread of COVID-19 in India. Beginning in September, equipment will be furnished to medical sites through iKure Techsoft Pvt Ltd., a medical IT services provider engaged in medical support activities, mainly in rural areas.

Medical protective equipment produced by Teijin Frontier that Teijin Frontier India plans to donate will include:

- 10,000 non-woven fabric masks
- 2,800 non-woven fabric medical gowns (overall protective apparel) 
- 170,200 pairs of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) gloves

Going forward, in addition to this support activity in India, The Teijin Frontier Group will continue to contribute to the welfare of communities in Japan and worldwide.

About the Teijin Group
Teijin (TSE: 3401) is a technology-driven global group offering advanced solutions in the fields of environmental value; safety, security and disaster mitigation; and demographic change and increased health consciousness. Originally established as Japan's first rayon manufacturer in 1918, Teijin has evolved into a unique enterprise encompassing three core business domains: high-performance materials including aramid, carbon fibers and composites, and also resin and plastic processing, films, polyester fibers and products converting; healthcare including pharmaceuticals and home healthcare equipment for bone/joint, respiratory and cardiovascular/metabolic diseases, nursing care and pre-symptomatic healthcare; and IT including B2B solutions for medical, corporate and public systems as well as packaged software and B2C online services for digital entertainment. Deeply committed to its stakeholders, as expressed in the brand statement “Human Chemistry, Human Solutions,” Teijin aims to be a company that supports the society of the future. The group comprises more than 170 companies and employs some 20,000 people across 20 countries worldwide. Teijin posted consolidated sales of JPY 836.5 billion (USD 7.7 billion) and total assets of JPY 1,036.4 billion (USD 9.5 billion) in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2021.
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