Asahi Kasei holds grand opening ceremony for new spunbond plant in Thailand

CHONBURI, THAILAND, February 14, 2013-

Asahi Kasei Fibers held a Grand Opening Ceremony for a new spunbond plant in Thailand on February 12, 2013.

Since beginning its spunbond business in 1973, Asahi Kasei Fibers has supplied EltasTM spunbond for use in a wide variety of applications. The market for spunbond in Asia is now growing remarkably in the field of hygienic products such as disposable diapers. As part of its business expansion strategy, the company established Asahi Kasei Spunbond (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (AKST) to meet growing demand for spunbond for diaper applications in Asia through production in Thailand.

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