Toyobo draws on its polymer, film forming, and processing technologies
to provide such functional products as films for LCDs and optical uses,
adhesives for electronic components, and conductive paste for touch panels...
Sep 10, 2019
Toyobo Co., Ltd. has joined Capricorn Sustainable Chemistry Fund (CSCF), a venture capital fund operated by independent European fund...
Sep 10, 2019
Toyobo joins European consortium CEFLEX to help develop a circular economy for flexible packaging...
Feb 12, 2020
Toyobo joins Petcore Europe for a more sustainable PET value chain in Europe.
May 20, 2020
Toyobo Co., Ltd. is developing its lineup of environmentally friendly, highly functional films made with recycled resin from PET beverage bottles under the Beverage Bottles to Film - BB2F™ trademark is and focusing on expanding into global markets. Trademark applications were filed in Japan and India in 2019 and will be filed in Europe and other countries in 2020.
Jun 15, 2020
We want to be part of the solution not the problem. Toyobo Co., Ltd. is to introduce a new type of ECOSYAR™, a polyester film with a high gas barrier property. The company plans to expand it into global markets as a new lineup of the Beverage Bottles to Film - BB2F™.
Jul 16, 2020
Toyobo Co., Ltd. has become a signatory to the UN Global Compact (UNGC), a global pact advocated by the United Nations, and registered as a member company on January 22, 2020. Moreover, Toyobo has joined Global Compact Network Japan, which comprises Japanese companies and organizations that are UNGC signatories.
Jul 16, 2020
Toyobo develops new polyester film with high gas barrier function made with recycled resin in its Beverage Bottles to Film - BB2F™ lineup
Jul 15, 2020
Toyobo Co., Ltd. and 11 other companies forming a plastic value chain have jointly established a new company called R Plus Japan, Ltd. (“R Plus Japan”, hereafter), which will facilitate the recycling of used plastics to help solve plastics-associated problems and create a more sustainable society. R Plus Japan, which started operating in June, is headed by President Tsunehiko Yokoi and located in Minatoku, Tokyo.
The 11 companies are: Suntory MONOZUKURI Expert Ltd.; Rengo Co., Ltd.; Toyo Seikan Group Holdings, Ltd.; J&T Recycling Corporation; Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd.; Iwatani Corporation; Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.; Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.; Fuji Seal International, Inc.; Hokkai Can Co., Ltd.; Yoshino Kogyosho Co., Ltd. R Plus Japan will continue seeking additional investors, and companies such as Sumitomo Chemical Company, Ltd. are currently considering joining.