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Teijin Automotive Technologies is a world leader in lightweight, composite materials formulation, advanced product design and manufacturing technologies.

At a glance

  • More than 100 years’ experience in the industry
  • 29 facilities on three continents
  • 5,400 employees globally
  • Nearly 1 billion in Sales; expected to reach $2 billion by 2030
  • Innovation leader with numerous patents for materials, processes and products
  • Acquired by Teijin in 2017

Quick Facts

  • We compound our own composite materials, then ship to our plants where it is molded into components for customers in the automotive, marine, heavy truck and industrial markets.
  • Teijin Automotive Technologies’ global manufacturing and compounding footprint enables us to supply consistent materials and components to customers across North America, Europe and Asia – a capability no other supplier can provide.
  • Our proprietary thermoset and thermoplastic formulations include:
    • TCA Ultra Lite®, a 1.2 specific-gravity, Class A body panel material that meets OEM standards for surface quality and can withstand E-coat oven conditions.
    • Structural Ultra Lite™ material is 60 percent lighter than steel, and won’t dent, rust or corrode like a metal will. This material is ideal for structural applications, including pickup truck boxes and EV battery cases and covers.
    • Sereebo®, a carbon fiber, nylon thermoplastic material that is fully recyclable.
    • EV Battery Enclosure formulations that address flame retardancy, thermal runaway.
    • Other formulations that address customer needs for UV resistance, scratch resistance and NVH reduction.
  • Teijin Automotive Technologies has facilities in Indiana, Louisiana, Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio and Texas in North America; Czech Republic, France, Germany and Portugal in Europe; and China and Japan in Asia-Pacific.

Services

Teijin Automotive Technologies has been a design responsible, full!service supplier for more than 25 years; product design data is released directly into several of our customers’ systems.

  • Our overall systems approach (CAE design optimization, raw material selection, molding process, bonding and prime/paint) results in the design and manufacturing of the highest quality composite parts in the marketplace.
  • Teijin Automotive Technologies offers industry!leading in!house research and development:
    • High-tech capabilities include FTIR/Infrared Spectroscopy, EDS/Energy Dispersive, X!ray Spectroscopy, Optical and Scanning Electron Microscopy

Products and Applications

We serve the transportation, marine and industrial markets with a portfolio of thermoset and thermoplastic components that include:

  • Class A body panels
  • Pickup boxes and other structural components
  • EV battery cases and covers
  • Underbody components
  • Outboard motor engine covers and cowls
  • HVAC base pans; building construction and industrial components