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Toho Tenax receives EN 9100 certification

News International-French

17 Aug 2011

Toho Tenax Europe GmbH is now certified according to the Quality Management Norm EN 9100. This norm is an extension to ISO 9001 and specifically designed for those companies producing for the aerospace industry.

Toho Tenax Europe GmbH is now certified according to the Quality Management Norm

EN 9100. This norm is an extension to ISO 9001 and specifically designed for those

companies producing for the aerospace industry. Thus as a direct supplier, the doors are

open for business with the companies of the aviation industry. With this EN 9100

certification, Toho Tenax will strengthen its successful market position in the aerospace

industry.

„Our aerospace customers have high requirements regarding the quality of our products,

but also regarding the quality of our processes and its documentation. Those are often

higher requirements compared to the common industrial extent and are assembled in

international norms as EN 9100 or company rules, quality assurance agreements and

specifications”, Dr. Axel Leuchter, Quality Manager of Toho Tenax Europe GmbH.

Since 1993, TTE is certified according to the general Quality Management Norm ISO

9001. The certifications ISO 14001 (Environmental Management) and OHSAS 18001

(Occupational Health and Safety Management) were added in 2006. With the receipt of

such certificates an independent auditor confirms the production of products according to

international fixed quality standards and regarding environmental, occupational and

health protection it is over and above the current legislative requirement.

About Toho Tenax

Toho Tenax is the core company of the Teijin Group's carbon fibers business. The Toho

Tenax Group is a leading carbon fiber manufacturer worldwide with an annual production

capacity of 13,900 tons in Japan, Germany and the USA and a producer of a variety of

semi-finished carbon fiber based materials. Toho Tenax Europe GmbH is an affiliate

being located in Germany and responsible for the European market.

About Teijin

Based in Tokyo and Osaka, Japan, Teijin is a global technology-driven group operating in

eight main fields: aramid fibers, carbon fibers & composites, polyester fibers, plastics,

films, medical & pharmaceuticals, fiber products marketing and IT businesses. Teijin

Limited, the holding company for the Teijin Group, is listed on the Tokyo and Osaka stock

exchanges. The group, comprising 150 companies and 17,542 employees worldwide, had

consolidated sales of JPY 815.7 billion (USD 9.8 billion) and total assets of JPY 761.5

billion (USD 9.2 billion) in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2011.